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Bora Bora Cafe and Cocktail Bar

5 Swinegate Court East | YO1 8AJ, York YO1 8AJ, England
+44 1904 541525
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible28%
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International
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$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5 Swinegate Court East | YO1 8AJ, York YO1 8AJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited here for cocktails and found them to be reasonably priced and quite tasty. The music is very loud even when sitting outside and it is slightly disconcerting that a member of staff is there taking your glass immediately it looks like it might be...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Manager is absolutely rude! If an established like this feels that a manager like Mario is an asset to this business “Good Luck” !

Thank samdavie193
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After spending quite a bit of money in the bar, me and few friends left and were standing outside and deciding where to go next. I was standing outside next to the outdoor heater when the bouncer told me to 'move' in an aggressive and...More

1  Thank Ricardo V
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great little bar to stop at and enjoy really good cocktails for £5.50 whereas surrounding restaurants and bars charge £7 -£8 and nowhere near as good. Good menu to choose from I enjoyed my Pina Colada and my husband had a whisky concoction. Only drawback...More

Thank 351sandraj
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I attended Bora Bora on 22.09.2017 with another. It was 12.30 and a man was standing at the bar speaking with the bartender. I ordered two drinks and as I started to say prosecco ... for I was looking at the board behind the bartender,...More

Thank orwellsworld1984
Reviewed 6 September 2017

good music, coctails, staff ... such an average bar. With a good dj you can dance on such a small stage

Thank Lýdia J
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We visited a couple of times during our stay. Once with our teenage daughter. The cocktail selection, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, is excellent and are freshly made unlike some bars where they just open a pre-made one and pour it over ice! The selection of...More

Thank Emzly1
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Situated in a lovely area with outside seatiing. I ordered a raspberry dakiri but couldn't drink it all as i didn't like it. I'm not a cockail expert but the texture was quite thick compared with ones i've had before. Not much presenation and no...More

Thank janejb2013
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Lovely cocktails and brilliant atmosphere even on a sunday evening. Nice out door seating area too !

Thank I4050AAemmaw
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Attempted to visit this establishment whilst at York for a day out at the races. Aparently you have to be bereft of friends in order to be able to even pass the threshold. 8 ladies are not allowed entrance and no explanation was given. I...More

Thank joofy
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I cant quite remember to be honest, think around midnight
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Swinegate Court East | YO1 8AJ, York YO1 8AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 541525
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Description
Holiday Bar,small And Outside Seating Area With Heaters.
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