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#13 of 670 Restaurants in York
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58 Walmgate | YO19TL, York YO1 9TL, England
+44 1904 672474
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I managed to persuade my more conservative partner to try this place - and we both loved it ! My potato pancake stuffed with beef sauce and topped with sour cream was just the thing for a hungry man ,and my partner's stuffed pepper also met with approbation.My recommended Polish beer was excellent,the service was good and the restaurant had... More 

Thank barry23
London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious food, fantastic service - even as a vegetarian although the menu was limited - what I had to eat was really tasty. Lovely energy.

Thank Jamie-Emma M
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to look for the restaurant on Saturday night and found the place heaving! Always a good sign so booked for the Sunday night when it was much quieter. The food is good wholesome authentic Polish food served a friendly atmosphere. The waiters had time to talk and told us where in Poland we should visit. While you order your... More 

1 Thank taylors94
Newhaven, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a previous visit to York, we had eaten at one of the many restaurants in Walmgate, and decided to go to that street again. This time it was early Saturday evening, which was fortunate as 1) we found this unusual and interesting place before reaching our earlier choice; and 2) had we been only 15 minutes later, we would... More 

Thank David R
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We set of to find an Italian place called Il Paradiso, found it and were completely underwhelmed by the fairly rude staff and run of the mill menu, so on the advice of another customer who seemed to be equally bored we headed a few yards down the road and wandered in. The welcome could not have been warmer! The... More 

1 Thank Dugoutpaddy
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1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had several times of visits and food are quite nice especially the mussels and the cakes. I enjoyed pretty much tbh. However there were two times we went inside and asked for take away of the cake, the staffs were quite unfriendly and one time we were told that they don't do take away for cakes. There's a comparison... More 

Thank Yezi F
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So me and my partner were looking for breakfast and we came across this little beauty, reviews on here do not do it justice! The atmosphere was welcoming and cute! Breakfast was incredible!!!! Like insanely amazing and I'm so funny with fry ups! Would definitely recommend to anyone

Thank LucyLocketB
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read a review that said that the eggs benedict here was fantastic and I have to agree. It was delicious! My husband had a full breakfast and said it was lovely too. I would definitely recommend this lovely place! Make sure you book a table because it is extremely popular and quite small.

Thank Emma W
York, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for a dinner with friends. Food and service were excellent. Was surprised to find that part of the menu not being traditional Polish.

Thank joanna5140
York, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended by Cave du Cochon (go there too!) An amazing, authentic restaurant with reasonable prices and great portions of homemade food. Have returned twice already any excuse! I had hunters stew in a bread bowl mmm.

2 Thank Rahbee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 26
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Walmgate | YO19TL, York YO1 9TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 672474

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?