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) #161 of 694 Restaurants in York $$ - $$$ , British,
27 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
+44 1904 652002
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (55 reviews)
“cajun chicken” (25 reviews)
“chilli” (23 reviews)
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Bar, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
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1 - 10 of 727 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having waited 25 minutes just to get drinks from table service let alone order food, we left and made a complaint to a disgusting and dishevelled man named Daniel, sporting a beard with food in it! Yuk! He was aggressive from the outset waving his...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying in York for a wedding,met up with family members,8 in total,food and drink was good,service was excellent,only complaint was it was very busy which made it a bit noisy so coversation was strained,also i asked if the front door could be closed as i...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sat down and it was half empty, Waited 25 minutes and didn't get served. Other diners had to go up and request someone to take their order. Got bored of crap service and left. Oscars used to be decent but not no more.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was walking round the city on my own looking for a nice bite to eat. York is so full of chain eateries now and today that's all I seemed to be finding so I came back to my favourite place - Oscar's Wine Bar!! Had...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for a good burger, as I have, many times over the years.. sadly we were disappointed, burger was dry and had lots of grizzly bits.. salad just a handful of rocket without dressing then a very oniony coleslaw. Why do places have to change!...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Yet another lovely meal at oscars. It was the first time I have been with my young children and they loved it. I cannot believe what a bargain the kids menu was. They got a drink and meal for £4.95.. when the waiter brought the...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch with my daughter, I have eaten here in the past and never been disappointed but I forgot how nice the food was, plenty on your plate and good value, I would recommend you try this place

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Not a lot of choice on the menu. And a few drinks that we ordered came in dirty glasses but my food I had was nice, I enjoyed mine. Atmosphere was nice. But I wouldn't rush to go back.

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Had a nice lunch here on 28th May 2017. The restaurant was very busy, but the food was good. The staff had plenty to do but were working hard and were very courteous.

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Good quality, and good value food. It was a bank holiday weekend and they managed to squeeze us in (without the annoying 'ummm have you booked???' that many restaurants do these days. The staff were friendly and prompt. The restaurant had a great vibe, it...More

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Questions & Answers
Lynne J
17 October 2016
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Response from Englandsixpence | Reviewed this property
Sorry I was only visiting after many years .You would need to ring them .I dont even remember their number

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 652002
  • E-mail
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