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Il Paradiso del Cibo

40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
+44 1904 611444
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (129 reviews)
“tiramisu” (33 reviews)
“fillet steak” (24 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
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Reviewed today

We had a lovely evening at this friendly and vibrant Italian restaurant. This might well be the best Italian food I've eaten in the UK. The main menu is reasonably priced with good traditional offerings and there is an extensive specials board with some exceptional...More

Thank Jessplove
Reviewed 4 days ago

My first job after college was in an Italian neighborhood on the west side of Chicago. It was not until my second job that I came to realized just how good the Italian food in that neighborhood really was. Il Paradiso del Cibo was like...More

1  Thank rsven2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just my third visit here, being an occasional visitor to York. The food is superb, the wine list excellent and the atmosphere is just such fun. Completely relaxed evening. Mussels and clams to start, followed by a game pasta which was completely new to me....More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am an italian student in York, and I was feeling so nostalgic of my hometown, that I decided to go to this restaurant. I don't usually trust italian restaurants abroad, because most of them try to adapt the food to the local cuisine, but...More

Thank Desa93615
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best italian restaurant I've ever been to. Reminding me of all the fresh flavours or basil, garlic and tomato that I tasted from my recent travels to venice and lake garda. This staff all speak fluent italian to each other this creates...More

Thank Katie O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting my daughter in York for the day and we decided to book here as we have always been impressed by the quality of the food and the friendly staff. The steak I had tonight has got to be one of the best steaks I...More

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This pace is simply the tops. Slightly scruffy exterior one might easily walk past but inside a real Italian experience from real Italians - compared to the many ersatz "Italian" chain eateries that clutter our fair cities. Fabulous authentic food, served by lovely staff and...More

Thank edwardseago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Starters? A tastebud treat. Mains? Quite simply a taste of Italy. Desserts? A succulent finish to a sensational eve.

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the worst restaurant I have ever had the miss fortune to go to,we where stopped from entering the restaurant although we had booked and announced this on arrival , I was greeted by some guy in a jumper blocking my way and giving...More

1  Thank Pindi W
Giampaolosilesu, Owner at Il Paradiso del Cibo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm so sorry you did not find my modest establishment up to standards,unfortunalely your review reflects the level of drunkness you displayed .You probably noticed how busy the restaurant was,most of whom had booked a table 6 week before for a return visit,most of our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m allergic to nightshade vegetables (potatoes, tomatoes, aubergine, chili peppers, etc) and shellfish so i was only able to choose from like 3 items on the menu out of 30+ things? Also my parents asked what langoustines were because we’re foreign and didn’t know what...More

Thank Janice L
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Questions & Answers
4 December 2017|
Response from Giampaolosilesu | Property representative |
we still do , after 3 years now ,the price is £ 9.50 monday to friday 6:00 to 7:30
Pauline J
11 August 2017|
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Response from paolo s | Property representative |
Yes we have an outside area mainly used in the summer months but also suitable in fall-winter with powerfull patio heaters
Ruth E
30 May 2017|
Response from Speakasyoufind8 | Reviewed this property |
Firstly, the restaurant is at Sutton on Forest, East of Easingwold, NOT Stockton on Forest! Open Tuesday to Sunday Tuesday - Thursday: 17.00 till 2200 Friday - Saturday 12.00 till 2200. Sunday - 12.00 till 21.00. Call... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 54
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 611444
Real and authentic italian food with strong sardinian influence.Good selection of home-made fresh pasta , regional italian dishes, fantastic pizzas cooked in a real wood burn pizza oven .large screen tv featuring all the major european leagues games live.Original wine list with all the best sardinian wines at great prices.
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