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Sotano Charcuterie & Bar

1 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX, England
+44 1904 620230
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (133 reviews)
“croquetas” (7 reviews)
“chorizo” (12 reviews)
Closed
Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
1 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX, England
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1 - 10 of 412 reviews

Reviewed today

Went to Sontano for the first time yesterday and safe to say I will most definitely be going back!! The staff were all friendly & knowledgeable about the food, the atmosphere was laid-back and very relaxing, good choice of background music, not too loud so...More

Thank Gaynor G
Reviewed 6 days ago

I cannot remember enjoying my time in a restaurant so much, as I did on my visit for Sotano’s. From the moment of arrival the service was excellent, the food was impeccable and the decor gave the place a very cosy and eclectic feeling. 11/10...More

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Thank sarahspence96
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Sotano Charcuterie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi 'sarahspence96', What an amazing review. Thank you so so much. We are absolutely thrilled you had the best time with us at Sotanos, and the 'impeccable' food, 'excellent' service and 'very cosy' decor didn't fail to impress. Thank you again for the 11/10 rating,...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my friend decide to visit Sotano in York for some tapas Sunday 15 of July... Amazing welcome from Jordan and Marta the Chef in charge...the location it's unic and welcoming by the rest of the staff ..we ordered few tapas ,amazing delicious crochettas...More

Thank salleva
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Sotano Charcuterie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi 'Salleva', WOW, thank you so much for writing amazing comments about Sotanos! We are so delighted you enjoyed the company of Jordan and Chef Marta, and she did an amazing job on the tapas. We really hope tell and bring more friends on your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing find with excellent food and service. Jordan and Anna were super friendly and clearly love working there! Such lovely food with proper Spanish croquetas - will definitely be returning when we’re in York next!More

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Thank BethForsey
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Sotano Charcuterie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi 'BethForsey', Thanks for choosing and reviewing Sotanos. We love your review. I will be passing on your wonderful comments to Jordan and Anna and our fantastic Chefs Marta and Adam. We look forward to your next visit. - Please recommend us to friends and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favourite little restaurant in York - serves brilliant tapas at good prices, it's quiet in the week so you can always walk in for a table and they take the TasteCard. Later in the evenings they have a dj and it becomes...More

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Thank Jonathan H
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Sotano Charcuterie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Jonathon H, Thank you for the 5 stars, we really appreciate your great feedback. We're pleased you took advantage of our weekday offer, the TasteCard is definitely a subscription worth getting when dining in Sotanos, and also our next door bar Kennedy's. Your food...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service. The waitress was very knowledgable and helped us choose from the vast array of gins. The food was delicious and will def be heading back when we are next in york!

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Thank erose3
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Sotano Charcuterie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello 'erose3', Thank you very much for your wonderful review. So pleased the staff could be of great help and the food was 'delicious'. A warm welcome awaits your next visit. Best Wishes, Cassie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to miss this place amongst others as tucked between and then downstairs. Choice of food was good and all food tried was lovely. Staff are friendlyMore

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Thank Donna W
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Sotano Charcuterie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi 'Donna W', Thanks so much for your review. We are hidden away so on first visits we are a struggle to find but i'm glad the search was worth it and you enjoyed both the food and service. I will be passing your wonderful...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are friendly in a nice cosy environment.But the food is border line average been honest.We were left disappointed on the food front but great place for a cosy drink.We wouldn’t return to eat but would for a drink.You will struggle in York to have...More

1  Thank Andrew G
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Sotano Charcuterie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi 'Andrew G', Thank you for your comments, all feedback is much appreciated. We are saddened to hear you were disappointed with the food, we pride ourselves on our tapas and 99% of customers love their dining experience at Sotanos so I am very surprised...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend Sotano. We often pop in for a drink on a Saturday but thought we'd try the food one Tuesday and we were not disappointed. Lots of choice and everything cooked very well and tasty. The current 3 tapas dishes and 2 glasses...More

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Thank 279ellys
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Sotano Charcuterie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello '279ellys', Wow what lovely feedback. I'm glad you enjoy our venue for both drinks only and dining. The tapas deal through the week is definitely not one to be missed so I'm delighted you could take advantage of that. Best Wishes, Cassie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here as a group of 10 people for a birthday celebration, the choice, presentation and service of the gins was superb. The food was OK, usual tapas, well presented but I would not choose this place for such an event in future as...More

Thank JuicyLucyMarkie
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Sotano Charcuterie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi 'Juicylucymarkie', Thanks for your review, and for choosing Sotanos to celebrate. We are a small independent business and venue and unfortunately we don't have a lot of flexibility on spacing and table arrangements. I'm thrilled you were impressed with our extensive range of gins,...More

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Alison J
7 October 2017|
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Response from janapan72 | Reviewed this property |
When we dined there there were people of all ages including a very small baby 😊
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amyDoncaster
9 May 2017|
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Response from Karen W | Property representative |
Hi Amy Yes we do - we have a lot of options for gluten free. If you email us (email on our website) I can send you a copy of what we have to offer. Thanks
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michelle w
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Michelle, how can you criticise someone's spelling when you cannot spell definitely?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 01:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 01:30
Thursday
17:00 - 01:30
Friday
12:00 - 04:00
Saturday
12:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 620230
  • E-mail
Description
Sotano (Spanish for basement) is situated in the heart of York in the Old Latin Quarter. Sotano offers a relaxed atmosphere, serving authentic tapas/small plates/sharers, fine wines, craft/world beers, rare spirits & bespoke contemporary cocktails. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 5 PM 'til late, and all day Saturday and Sunday until 4 AM. We have Ruby Tuesdays, hosted by Chris Helme (seahorses) Live music from 9pm and live Jazz every Sunday from 9pm
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