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“Wonderful as always”

Yo Yo Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 78 Restaurants in Shipley
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $24
Cuisines: Sushi, Chinese, Japanese, Thai
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Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Yo Yo Bar and Restaurant, a Shipley Restaurant situated in the heart of Yorkshire. Combining locally sourced produce with globally inspired dishes, Yo Yo’s is a modern Oriental Restaurant offering a unique mix of Japanese, Chinese and Thai cuisine.
Reviewed August 31, 2013

Me and the hubby eat here often and always have a great time. Last night we had a wonderful meal, I even asked for something that wasn't currently on the menu and it was happily made for me and was delicious, thank you. All the food that comes out of the kitchen is freshly cooked and well presented. The staff are friendly and courteous always. The cocktails are super nice, and affordable. So often you go to places and pay double for a weak or wishy washy concoction by bar staff who couldn't care less. Not the case at yo yo's, all the bar staff are excellent, and Colinton, (sorry if spelt wrong) is my favourite cocktail maker! Thanks guys for being our favourite restaurant and bar, don't stop doing what you do so well.

Thank tiddlywinks90
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SIMON D, Owner at Yo Yo Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2013

Dear Tiddlywinks90,

Thank you for taking the time to review my Restaurant. It is nice when you acknowledge a member of my staff Collington ( you were close) He has been with me for 6 years now, and he would never serve a wishy washy cocktail, that's why customers come and ask for a mixer to weaken his Cocktails because he makes them so strong ( only joking) but I am lucky to have two cocktail makers in Collins & Hasan and this is our USP as no one in the area serves cocktails as good as ours, but it is not just the cocktails, its the food, service and ambiance and if we can deliver this all at the same time we have done our job. We look forward to welcoming you to Yo Yo's again soon. Kind Regards Simon

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Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

We chose Yo Yo over other restaurants based on Trip reviews and closeness to our hotel - the Ibis. From the warm welcome, to the time we left we had a most enjoyable evening. We reviewed the menus over cocktails and it took time because of the choice available. A number of Asian cuisines are available with the most well known dishes from each. Eventually we chose a Japanese Combo starter and a mix of Japanese and Thai and all the food was excellent and beautifully presented. Purely in the name of research I had to try tempura fried ice cream! Service was excellent from all staff we encountered

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Thank WH56
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SIMON D, Owner at Yo Yo Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2013

Dear WH56,

What a great review, we have done our job. We do not always get it right, but in the 7 years of opening this Restaurant we have remained number 1 restaurant in Shipley & Bradford for our hard work and quality of food and service we provide, and when customers take the time to write a review it means so much to myself and my colleagues. I do hope the next time you are in this area we will have the pleasure of your company in my Restaurant. Kind Regards Simon

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Reviewed August 22, 2013

Visited Yo Yo after great Trip Advisor reviews - and we were thoroughly pleased with our choice.
Great service once you walk through the door and the drinks list is both extensive and appetising - I would recommend sampling a cocktail!
We got a variety of dishes to share between the 6 of us - the platters are a great size (2 between 6 - with extra prawn crackers!) and then 4 mains and some rice and noodles for main. The food was honestly delightful, so full of flavour. I really would recommend the Japanese Salmon main course, it is superb. We made sure to leave room for a really great dessert too.
All in all, it's a lovely restaurant and you will get a great meal. It's not michelin star but it's certainly worth 5* for the food quality if you're looking for an oriental treat!

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Thank Levina_Masterson
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SIMON D, Owner at Yo Yo Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2013

Dear Levina_Masterton,

What a great review ! My best reviewers are my customers, and they come back time and time again. When we first opened we had two restaurant reviews from food critics one good and one bad, the good one is on our entrance wall the bad one is in the bin, but we are still here after 7 years and still number one Restaurant in Shipley and Bradford on Trip Advisor so must be doing something right. I appreciate the time customers take in writing reviews and it makes all our hard worth it. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind Regards Simon

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Reviewed August 21, 2013

Beautifully cooked and presented food, just a pity it wasn't busier (but it was a Thursday evening) Well worth a visit if your in Shipley if you like oriental food. The squid was delicious!

Thank Mel405
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SIMON D, Owner at Yo Yo Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2013

Dear Mel 405,

Thank you for your recent review on trip advisor, so pleased you enjoyed your experience and agree our restaurant should be packed & busier. When we first opened in 2006 we were busy for the first 2 years but this restaurant is too big now to fill in the current economic climate but I know we are the best restaurant for miles in service and quality of food and I dream of filling this restaurant again soon. Please tell your friends and hopefully other than weekends we will recreate 2006 all over again. Kind Regards Simon

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

The prime time menu (equivalent of an early bird) is great value for money. There is a good selection of meat, fish and veg options and the menu changes weekly.

The food we ordered was excellent in quality and presentation.

We were planning our next visit before we had left.

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Thank David C
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SIMON D, Owner at Yo Yo Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2013

Dear David C

Thank you for your great comments about my Restaurant, we try to offer great value for money at Yo Yo's unfortunately the competition is slightly cheaper than ours, but due to our suppliers being based in london our ingredients are much higher in cost. It is always cheaper to produce asian food than oriental food but expect it cheaper. You have taken the time to write this review and appreciate what we are trying to do and we look forward to seeing you again soon at Yo Yo's.

Kind Regards


Simon

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