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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” (122 reviews)
“langoustines” (15 reviews)
“tiramisu” (35 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
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Reviewed 31 October 2011

Visited Il Paradiso Del Cibo on Tuesday 25.10.2011 and the service left much to be desired. First we booked three weeks prior for an 8pm evening dinner. We walked from our hotel, in the rain, and on arriving were told the table was not ready...More

Thank Gary S
Paolosilesu, Owner at Il Paradiso del Cibo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2011

I am really sorry to learn about your bad experience at my restaurant , and I would like to take the opportunity to explain what happened. As you probably know , we are one of the most popular restaurant not only in York but in...More

Reviewed 30 October 2011

Really good food from a very good cook. Service and atmosphere very friendly. Actually a little too friendly for my English taste...service started well and got worse. They only take cash which does nothing for Italian business stereotypes and will likely be of interest to...More

Thank York_TravellerYork
Reviewed 29 October 2011

The food excellent! I speak from being an Italian with aunties and uncles who can cook fantastic food. Authentic, fresh and delicious. Gianni you are fantastic at front of house and keep all the waiters and waitress in line. You are warm, welcoming, its just...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2011

We booked this restaurant for a friday lunch with our two children who are 6 and 9. It is a small and busy place but also very welcoming and fun. We were looked after by the lovely Gianni and were seated with a view into...More

Thank LSimpson76
Reviewed 28 October 2011

What a brilliant atmosphere. Chaotic in a good way. Great food and wonderful friendly service. Great value - large pizza and bottle of wine for £26.- We will return

Thank citylover0
Reviewed 28 October 2011

We went here based on reviews on this website and had no experience of York whatsoever. We both love Italian food and seeing this place was No 2 in the city we had to give it a try. So glad we did as the food...More

Thank DavenRachGlos
Reviewed 26 October 2011

Booked in advance after reading Tripadvisor reviews and glad we did - packed out even on a Monday night. Unexceptional from the outside and scaffolding didn't help but more than made up for inside. Excellent food enjoyed by parents and children. Great atmosphere and friendly,...More

Thank jim c
Reviewed 26 October 2011

The outside is like a run-down cafe, and a lot of scaffolding present, too, when we visited. Inside very busy indeed, and noisy - damp running down the inside of the windows. All the time we were there it was constantly busy, too, with customers...More

Thank Geoff F
Reviewed 24 October 2011

Had a lovely meal, was excellent food. brilliant atmosphere and staff were lots of fun and brill service

Thank claire l
Reviewed 24 October 2011

My wife and I had our anniversary dinner at Il Paradiso and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food is excellent and reasonably priced. You should try their homemade pasta, which is al dente and beautifully presented. The restaurant in Walmgate is unprepossessing from the outside...More

Thank RegClarke
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Rachel P
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Response from Giampaolosilesu | Property representative |
yes ,we are all on a ground floor
6 January 2018|
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Response from Giampaolosilesu | Property representative |
yes we do , we are also trying to sort the problem in York as well
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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 53
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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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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