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The Bari

15 Shambles, York YO1 7LZ, England
+44 1904 633807
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (71 reviews)
“doughnuts” (7 reviews)
“pudding” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Shambles, York YO1 7LZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant looks very appealing from the outside and we thought we would of got a nice traditional italians for lunch, however we were wrong. Had a garlic bread with tomato to start which was not as a traditional italians garlic bread should be, the...More

Thank Laura2002123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tempted in by the early evening special pizza or pasta for 6.95. Spaghetti bolognese and chicken pasta were both tasty and cooked well. £4 per pint of soft drink made up for the special on the food. The manager/owner and his mate having a conversation...More

1  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A York and Shambles meander looking for a coffee shop with something different to offer and we found The Bari offering the, coffee and donuts for a pittence. Very welcoming atmosphere, with staff who couldn't do enough for us, first thing in a morning. Watched...More

Thank RodOfSteel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into Bari on The Shambles, York. The staff were more than welcoming and the atmosphere is very relaxing. The food is extremely fresh and you can even see some of it being made. The food is very tasty and is very homely with...More

Thank Nebraska97
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful freshly cooked food and prompt service. Authentic Italian style with fresh ingredients and very tasty dishes. Generous portions and nice ambiance. We had pasta dishes - mussels in tomato sauce with penne and ham and brocolli in a garlic and cheese sauce with 'little...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here with friends during a recent visit to York. It looked ok from the outside, but of all the places we ate in during the visit this was the worst. The food was bland and the service very average. Starters were actually ok, but...More

Thank Roger W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited as the menu looked good, but wish we had checked the TripAdvisor reviews first. I had chicken with ham and melted cheese and my husband had chicken with chilli. We shared a dish of vegetables. It was really bland and tasteless - I...More

Thank DaisyMax1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wend in and got the afternoon special Me and my partner got pizza was lovley and nice and fresh thank alot

Thank mattyd90
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Popped in here for lunch with no great expectations as its obviously very touristy but was pleasantly surprised.My husband had fish and chips with freshly podded peas I had roast beef and Yorkshire pudding well it would be rude not to in Yorkshire. Our grandson...More

Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We visited The Bari for their early evening special and were delighted with the food and the service The manager could not have been more friendly and was happy to recommend dishes that were local to his Italian home. Lovey pizzas, served rapidly enough without...More

Thank HylB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Shambles, York YO1 7LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 633807
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