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The Hairy Fig

Fossgate, York YO1 9TF, England
+44 1904 677074
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“herb bread” (3 reviews)
“caviar” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Fossgate, York YO1 9TF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Hairy Fig cafe. It's a lovely place to sit in. My americano was really strong and tasty and the warm goat cheese salad was so good. The lady who served me was friendly and pleasant. 5 stars from...More

Thank theconsumer2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered The Hairy Fig on Fossgate. Absolutely crammed full of amazing delicatessen food, spoilt for choice. What a gem of a place. Meats, cheeses, breads, olives, aged balsamic vinegar to choose from & different sized bottles to take them home in. So excited to...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Good food, pleasant staff, would recommend, had a meat and cheese plate and toasted sandwich both of which were great

Thank mart166
Reviewed 28 January 2018

My wife and niece had visited here as they were staying close in a self catering establishment by and needed somewhere close for breakfast which they both complimented highly. My wife and I were down toYork for Christmas shopping and she suggested we have a...More

Thank FutureTimeMan
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I love this place Food is tasty, atmosphere is wonderful, staff are great Gets a bit busy but well worth it

Thank HarriPrague
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Despite the name is is a lovely quite an small cafe, which serves proper tea (not tea bags) in a real tea pot (not the metal things you see these days)! Even if you do not like figs, there are still plenty of things to...More

Thank annesherman2016
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very small cafe which only seats a few people at the back of the deli/shop, so you have to be lucky to get a seat. It can be a little cramped depending on where you sit, but this isn’t too problematic. There...More

Thank squirrelcheeks
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent as always, Bought vinegar, oils and coffee beans. Got in for a coffee as well. Service excellent coffee fantastic and home made cake to die for. Great visit look forward to next one!

Thank J n A W
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This is a nice little cafe at the back of a deli about 150 yds from the bottom of the Shambles down Fossgate. If you make the effort to find it and can get one of the 4 tables (more outside) you will not be...More

Thank Vizsla_Posh_Paws
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Friday lunch in this delightful and caring miniature Restaurant. Warmly greeted by Sue and her team,Two glasses of Prossecco whilst perusing the menu. A great Smoked Salmon and cream cheese salad with many other innovative additions ( including a small spoon of caviar), accompanied by...More

Thank Perersfield
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18 March 2017|
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Response from RosalindLondon | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the restaurant's opening hours but the delicatessen shop(next door) is open every day except Sunday from, I thin, 9.30 to 5 pm.
30 July 2016|
Response from QXZWS | Reviewed this property |
they dont advertise their hours for some reason but from memory I think 9am - 5pm. I would contact them direct if I were you thehairyfig. co.uk/contact/
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fossgate, York YO1 9TF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 677074
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