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The Hairy Fig

Fossgate, York YO1 9TF, England
+44 1904 677074
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Fossgate, York YO1 9TF, England
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1 - 10 of 234 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lunch here in this cosy little cafe which is part of a delicatessen, so of course we had the platter for two of meats and cheeses from the deli counter. Preceded by olives and accompanied by some nice wine, this was an absolute treat, so...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff are always so friendly and helpful. It's cosy and charming and has a lot of unusual things. I love it.

Thank Isabel Gabriela R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Hairy Fig food shop in York several times over the years. It is a purveyor of high quality food items. I am particularly fond of the spicy carrot chutney that they sell. I make a point of visiting the shop any...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Delighted to find this combination Cafe and Deli which serves delicious food with pride. Wished I lived nearer York so I could call in more often for lunch and buy some of their wonderful range of treats like Balsamic vinegars or breads.

Thank w4play
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Great little find, the food is so good. You have to wait a while as it takes time to prepare food this good, but it's worth it! We will definitely be back.

Thank colin e
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is an establishment which takes pride in what it serves and which strives to offer the best in every product it sells. The restaurant area, albeit small and as a result difficult to get into, is more than worth a visit. The staff are...More

Thank Fred A
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Like it a little Bijou? A tad cosy? Well, this cafe is positively tiny... ... just four or five small tables at the back of the deli. This is like being invited into someone's home, for a cuppa, snack or lunch. It's probably going to...More

Thank chestervoyager
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

On a grizzly Saturday everywhere in town is always full sadly so we ventured down Fossgate to try our luck. We realised this place had a cafe so ventured in. There are only a few tables but we were in luck so sat down to...More

Thank RinaRogers
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We visited the Hairy Fig in February having coffee and tea during the morning and liked it so much that we went back for lunch. It's a very small place so you are lucky if you get a table but do try. Friendly staff, fabulous...More

Thank wendrob
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Hard to find the place, its at the back of the deli shop. Only 4 tables so its very small. Had a salmon salad and it was lovely. My partner had the duck salad and he said that was very nice too. Different salads and...More

Thank Beverley H
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Opening hours?
18 March 2017|
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Response from RosalindLondon | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the restaurant's opening hours but the delicatessen shop(next door) is open every day except Sunday from, I thin, 9.30 to 5 pm.
What are the opening hours? Is there a sample menu to view online
31 July 2016|
Response from QXZWS | Reviewed this property |
they dont advertise their hours for some reason but from memory I think 9am - 5pm. I would contact them direct if I were you thehairyfig. co.uk/contact/
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fossgate, York YO1 9TF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 677074
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