RestaurantsNorth YorkshireYorkYO1

Harden's says

Hearty and delicious Eastern European fare is served up on Instagram-friendly Polish crockery at Barbakan, a cafe-by-day and restaurant-by-night inside York's city walls. Open all day from breakfast - great for families.

survey result

Summary

£39
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “robust Polish food offering in central York”, also serving other Eastern European specialities (notably textbook pierogi and borscht) and winning fans for its bargain prices; “if you can, leave room for the cakes which are truly delicious”.

Summary

£39
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “robust Polish food offering in central York”, also serving other Eastern European specialities (notably textbook pierogi and borscht) and winning fans for its bargain prices; “if you can, leave room for the cakes which are truly delicious”.

Summary

£38
    £
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A lovely, cheap ’n’ cheerful Polish restaurant serving all day, five minutes walk from the centre of York. The Polish and Eastern European specialities such as pierogi, schnitzel and borscht are particularly fine. Leave room for pudding: the cakes are epic!”

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Restaurant details

No dress code
120

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£6.50 £13.25 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £16.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
34 Fossgate, York, YO1 9TA
Opening hours
Monday9 am‑3 pm
Tuesday9 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday9 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Thursday9 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Friday9 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Saturday9 am‑10 pm
Sunday10 am‑9 pm

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