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Ambiente Tapas Fossgate

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitized menus
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Updated 30/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 30/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Food and ambience

Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Catalan, Vegetarian Friendly
Style: buzzing, lively, stylish, industrial feel restaurant with open theatre kitchen Size: 120 covers Good for: large parties and school groups, special occasions, quick lunches, formal dinners, conferences, access to Barbican, Hotel 53, the Shambles, York walls and popular bars
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Catalan
Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really looking forward to a seafood paella, and we weren't disappointed. It was huge and full of a variety of different seafood. The only problem was that we couldn't finish it, as we had had already two tapas of pimento romero and patatas...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 19 December 2020 via mobile

We called in for lunch this weekend as we were craving tapas. We’ve been to the restaurant in Leeds before but not York. You order everything via their website and pay on the website as well. We started with a bottle of Rioja, it turned...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 16 December 2020

Poor service - 4/5 tapas dishes came out, then I saw our final fish sitting on the side and our waitress was chatting to her colleague for a while instead of bringing it over. So when the final dish arrived I’d basically finished my meal....More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 15 December 2020 via mobile

Great place, great staff and delicious food. Would definitely recommend and would definitely eat there again. Vegetable paella was delicious! Thanks all involved!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

Our first night in York since Lockdown 2.0 and we booked this restaurant via a very pleasant lady who returned my call and voice message. We were relieved we had! Upon arrival we were met by a full restaurant and a very welcoming chap who...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 9 December 2020 via mobile

Excellent Food/ wine and Service! Tapas dishes themselves were stunning!! Really liked the fact we had to order food directly from the app, this helped us enjoy our tapas at a steady pace.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 9 December 2020 via mobile

Absolutely amazing food and service. Recommend 100%. Very reasonably priced for the quality. Will definitely be coming back!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 4 November 2020

The restaurant has a nice atmosphere, with very friendly and knowledgeable staff who provided fantastic service. The dishes we had on the night were all superb. This was not the first time I have been here and certainly won't be the last. Highly recommended for...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 19 October 2020

We had a beautiful meal here. Every course was superb and beautifully cooked. The service was outstanding and our waiter was both helpful and knowledgeable.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 18 October 2020

Great experience, all Covid precautions in place. Menus available on the table and the service was quick and efficient and always done with a smile. As soon as our orders were taken our drinks arrived along with warmed bread and a couple of dips, along...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ambiente Tapas Fossgate
    Is Ambiente Tapas Fossgate implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, Ambiente Tapas Fossgate is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is Ambiente Tapas Fossgate rated?
    Ambiente Tapas Fossgate is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4