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Barbakan

#13 of 668 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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58 Walmgate | YO19TL, York YO1 9TL, England
+44 1904 672474
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09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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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 3 days ago NEW

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 

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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 3 days ago NEW

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 

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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 4 days ago NEW

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 

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1 Thank Dugoutpaddy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 

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Thank Yezi F
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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

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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 5 days ago NEW 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.

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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 1 week 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.

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Thank joanna5140
York, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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.

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2 Thank Rahbee
York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is amazing, very cosy and relaxing. I've been there for dinner and I really like the Polish food. But yesterday I decided to try the brunch. They have plenty of choice, since the full english breakfast to all types of eggs, but I chose the american pancakes. The pancakes were really fluffy, not dense at all, just perfect.... More 

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scarborough
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at this fabulous place today - discovered through the Trip Advisor mobile phone app as we were in York & looking for somewhere to eat. There were 5 of us in the party, 3 adults & 2 children. The food was well presented, plentiful and absolutely delicious, not a crumb left by anyone. We had intended sampling... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 26
Cuisine
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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