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#177 of 703 Restaurants in York}
$$ - $$$, British,
27 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
+44 1904 652002
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For 15 years oscars has been one of my top places to eat in york and over the years I have recommended to many people. I am sad to say it has rapidly gone down hill recently. Such a shame. Both the food and the...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 1 week ago

visited along with our daughter for a catch up and quick lunch, the service was good and the food was very good and in good sized volumes only problem was the loudness of the back ground music . This was a catch up where we...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dived in here on a hot evening and the staff we funny, laid back, knowledgeable and quick with drinks and food orders, we soon filled up as the portions were very generous, great quality too and they have a kids menu... great spot in...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten in Oscars for years, and always recommended friends and family to do the same as the food and service were of exceptional standard. Sadly on our most recent visit a couple of weeks ago this has all changed. From...More

1  Thank Chris G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined st Oscars for the first time this week, won't be returning.....drinks even during "Happy Hour" were over priced. We ordered burgers, waited over 49 minutes, it was a quiet evening, only a couple of other tables dining. Burgers came in a brioche bun, tastes...More

1  Thank angela_spence
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This use to be a reliable restaurant serving good quality food at a reasonable price. Unfortunately I did not enjoy my fish meze, the quality was poor. I have had this meal many times over the years and for some reason it has changed. I...More

1  Thank miadiaz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to get a table here at 4.15 pm. We stood at the table seating area and were blatantly ignored. We understand if you had a busy lunch and expecting an equally busy evening, but if you don't require the business close between these...More

2  Thank BBBBrowny
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I've been here twice before and have liked it each time, this time was still good but I don't think the food was quite as good as last time. The Oscars special burger tasted great, but it wasn't as fantastic as the lamb shwarma I...More

Thank CountryGuy55
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My wife and myself had a meal here last night and thoroughly enjoyed it, Nice meal well cooked with excellent service in a pleasant atmosphere. I can't believe we haven't been here before after living in york for 44 years but now we have we...More

Thank thepassmanYork
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

First time visiting this place today. I thought the food was very impressive on both quantity and quality with very good service to boot. Will definitely be coming again next time we are in York.

Thank Padgett1988
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Lynne J
18 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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