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Bora Bora Cafe and Cocktail Bar

5 Swinegate Court East | YO1 8AJ, York YO1 8AJ, England
+44 1904 541525
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible28%
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5 Swinegate Court East | YO1 8AJ, York YO1 8AJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good music, coctails, staff ... such an average bar. With a good dj you can dance on such a small stage

Thank Lýdia J
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We visited a couple of times during our stay. Once with our teenage daughter. The cocktail selection, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, is excellent and are freshly made unlike some bars where they just open a pre-made one and pour it over ice! The selection of...More

Thank Emzly1
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Situated in a lovely area with outside seatiing. I ordered a raspberry dakiri but couldn't drink it all as i didn't like it. I'm not a cockail expert but the texture was quite thick compared with ones i've had before. Not much presenation and no...More

Thank janejb2013
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Lovely cocktails and brilliant atmosphere even on a sunday evening. Nice out door seating area too !

Thank I4050AAemmaw
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Attempted to visit this establishment whilst at York for a day out at the races. Aparently you have to be bereft of friends in order to be able to even pass the threshold. 8 ladies are not allowed entrance and no explanation was given. I...More

Thank joofy
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a few cocktails, early friday evening,there were a few people in the courtyard, which was under cover and heated, and was great considering it was raining, the place had lovely atmosphere, staff were pleasent. Good cocktail menu and prices were reasonable for...More

Thank elaine732016
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Not sure that we can add much to what's been written before, to be honest. Cheap cocktails, but then the product does reflect the cost, full of sugar and made in next to no time, so really can not be called cocktails which we all...More

Thank MandAtripping
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Always highly rated this bar for its atmosphere and great cocktails, however, I made the mistake of ordering a soda water (tap water run through the soda gun) and was charged £2! I challenged the bar man who stated it was correct. In most bars...More

Thank Stephen88488
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Cute little cocktail bar down a side-alley. Was full of rowdy hens and stags but we sat outside and were well-serviced- staff were very accommodating to the difficult and debatably rude customers from the various parties. Great selection of drinks on offer - I had...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I visited Bora Bora recently and reading some of the negative posts I can not agree more with them regarding the doorman on this bar being so disrespectful. Whilst there, I noticed how the public were turned away (in a disrespectful manner) for no reason...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Swinegate Court East | YO1 8AJ, York YO1 8AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 541525
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Holiday Bar,small And Outside Seating Area With Heaters.
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