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Bill's Restaurant & Bar - York, York, ENG

Bill's Restaurant & Bar - York

4.3
4.3
1734 Reviews
£25 and under
Contemporary British
Old building with colourful interiors you wish you had in your house but aren’t quite brave enough for? Check and check, hello York! We’ve got tables big and small, and semi-private dining for up to 20 too, so bring sports societies or just a lot of friends.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 21 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary British, Breakfast, Cafe Dining
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Wed 08:00–22:00 Thu–Sat 08:00–23:00 Sun 09:00–22:00
  • Phone number
    020 8054 5400
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Cash not accepted, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Area
    York
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Additional
    Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Wheelchair Access, Wi-Fi available, Wine

Experiences

  • Bottomless Pancakes

    £9.50 per person

    Multiple dates available
    You are confirmed to join us for our pancake party, whether it’s bottomless pancakes for adults or build your own pancakes for kids!
    Bottomless Pancakes photo
  • Set Menu

    £17.50 per person

    Multiple dates available
    For only £17.50 you can enjoy a two course meal from our seasonal set menu including your favourites. If you're feeling extra peckish, add another course for just £4!
    Set Menu photo
  • Bottomless Brunchin

    £22.50 per person

    12 Feb - 12 May 2024
    Just select any item from our huge selection of delicious main or brunch dishes all day Saturday & Sunday and go bottomless from just £22.50. The price of bottomless brunch is for the drinks only.
    Bottomless Brunchin photo

What 1,734 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseEnergetic

Loved For

  • Yorkshire

    Great for brunch

  • Yorkshire

    Good for groups

  • Yorkshire

    Vegetarian-friendly

  • Yorkshire

    Most Booked

  • North Yorkshire

    Great for brunch

  • North Yorkshire

    Good for groups

  • North Yorkshire

    Great for creative cocktails

  • North Yorkshire

    Healthy

  • North Yorkshire

    Vegetarian-friendly

  • North Yorkshire

    Lively

  • North Yorkshire

    Most Booked

1,734 Reviews
  1. MrsB

    London

    10 reviews

    2.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 13 April 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    The staff were lovely and the atmosphere was great, but sadly it was an hour before we were able to order our food and when it arrived most of it was cold and had been sitting out for some time. The maitre d was great, comping many of the dishes, which was much appreciated.

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  2. DebbieR

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Welcoming and friendly staff, lovely atmosphere and delicious food - will definitely go again!

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 March 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Visited this restaurant many times and I have never had a bad experience until March 2024 - Overcharged for food and was very bad service I contacted the restaurant about this to which a manager replied stating they would resolve this, the manger replied with an apology and said he would mail over a food voucher the same day due to the overcharge and for the inconvenience. However a month later still no email.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 2 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Guarnteed good food, friendly service and cater for wheelchair users. Always book when visiting York

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  5. ClaireB

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Waitress got order wrong so main course was almost finished before sweet potato fries arrived

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  6. LorraineM

    Yorkshire

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My daughter and I have eaten at this restaurant several times since she started university in September and we always have a great meal and a lovely time. The restaurant is beautiful with it's gorgeous chandeliers and pretty chairs. The staff are always welcoming, even when we arrived very early on this occasion. We were seated straight away. The food, special burger with honey and bacon, was very tasty. I had a pot of tea which went well. If I hadn't been driving I would have sampled a cocktail as they sounded gorgeous too. Lovely time!

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Service was slow which was disappointing, we both ordered the large breakfast and it looked amazing. However the sausage was bland and not very Cumberland and the bacon was really fatty streaky bacon. It was average at best.

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  8. RebeccaS

    Oxford

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was fine but took an hour to arrive. Afterwards I got a phone call accusing me of leaving without paying. The guy admitted then that he’d looked at the table plan wrongly, but it definitely could have been handled better.

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  9. JoChall1

    N. Ireland

    5 reviews

    1.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    The food here is awful - it’s cold / wrong order came out/ service was poor . Would never come her again

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  10. AmyM

    Nottingham

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Me and my husband have visited just the 2 of us and really enjoyed it so we thought we'd come back with our 4 children today and it was so disappointing. It was busy but plenty of staff. It took almost an hour for food to arrive, there were plenty of staff around but a lot seemed to be stood around.. the staff member did apologize as he served us. The food was substandard the kids meals were especially bad the humus had a weird watery layer on top . Then after finishing our meal we asked for the kids ice cream and again waited over 30 mins again and I walked past and again 5 staff were stood around so I asked again as we had 3 pm reservations and was told again it's on its way. I did appreciate it was Saturday but just too slow and not nice enough for the price

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  11. BeverlyW

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Staff were lovely and friendly. Really helpful all round! Great food and good value.

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 2 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Sat us in the corner and then took a long time to get the menus and then food arrived nicely and tasted good and then since we were students we used student discount and took a while for someone to come over and use it

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  13. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place to eat. Food was hot, speedy service, great value. Will definitely return.

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  14. Shackelton

    London

    33 reviews

    3.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 1
    Too busy and too noisy. Service and food was good although the brunch wasn't very hot.

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  15. KyeraS

    Yorkshire

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 15 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love Bills, it doesn't feel like a chain. Gorgeous decor, staff always super attentive and thoughtful... great food and lots of vegan options. Never disappoints.

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service and great food, varied menu. We’ve eaten here a number of times over the past three years, always good.

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 10 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A lovely family meal before visiting the cinema. Great ambience, lovely staff and fab food!! ❤️

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  18. MatthewC

    Nottingham

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 6 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Good GF choices Good flavours Meals are not presented well for the price Automatic addition of 12.5% Service Charge when you are paying £16+ for a burger I’d expect that includes good service as standard Quite expensive for what it is

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 January 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    They didn’t put our order through, we simply ordered two breakfasts and some tea and orange juice. The drinks came but the breakfasts didn’t for 40 minutes. We were sat waiting with no explanation, finally we were told the breakfasts were coming soon. At which point my girlfriend saw the waitress put the order into the system. Very disappointed.

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  20. PatriciaL

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Welcoming staff, and great and tasty food. Perfect dinner to end the year up. Great place.

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 30 December 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Service was slow, food was average & the whole place was filthy! Not a measure to how costly the meal was. Won’t be going back!

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 December 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    I thought staff looked very tired and did their best but obviously not enough waiting tables a very busy time . Overall more staff per table on Rota if possible

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  23. AngelaM

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic food and service. Larger group of 9 guests food came promptly, was hot and delicious!

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  24. KarlaT

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 December 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Was ok but didn’t compare to our last Christmas eve meal which was before covid. Would recommend a friend to Bills but not the Christmas eve meal

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  25. PaulD

    Hertfordshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good Brunch. Nice atmosphere, service good, food great, only complaint is that my partners meal was cold on arrival but was remedied quickly by the team. would recommend.

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 22 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Great food and service,steak was excellent pity there’s no fraught lager or cider

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 22 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing experience every time I come here and will continue to do for for the atmosphere food and friendly staff. My favourite restaurant by far

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  28. BenA

    Berkshire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 December 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Disappointed with level of service from this Bill's restaurant far below the normal service received from this group.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 December 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    The lack of any sort of service was the main problem - we sat with dirty plates in front of us for 30+ minutes.

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 December 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Slow service and Staff looked way too busy and stressed, felt bad for the staff

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 13 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Fantastic service, nice atmosphere, burger was very good & spicy margarita was outstanding

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  32. GaryR

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Had a wonderful time at Bills. Staff were beyond amazing, had our 7 month old with us and provided everything we needed. They even microwaved her dummies and had a bottle warmer we were able to use.

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  33. RachelE

    Newcastle

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 10 December 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    It took a while for anyone to take our order, food was very average. Toilets out of order so whole restaurant had to use one disabled toilet. Our table was only half cleared we had to get someone’s attention to get try and pay the bill.

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  34. Debbie

    Yorkshire

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 10 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love Bill's; never rushed, great service and good food. Yet to be disappointed 😍

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our waiter was exceptional , very good food and excellent value for money

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a lovely Christmas meal at Bill's York. Food was excellent and all the staff were friendly helpful

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  37. Debeparker

    London

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 2 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great welcome all the staff were lovely and the food was very tasty

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Cheshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 1 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Recce was great to accommodate us as a table of 11 at short notice. All the staff were really friendly and professional. Food spot on.

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  39. DaveW

    Glasgow

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 1 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    As ever with Bills York great food at a decent price, excellent and friendly service from Hannah. Will come again. Slight blip, not great beer on the menu. Ok if you’re young and fancy lager or pale ale though. 👍

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous food and a really lovely atmosphere. Staff polite and attentive.

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FAQs

Bill's Restaurant & Bar - York is rated 4.3 stars by 1734 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 21 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Bill's Restaurant & Bar - York

12 Coney Street, York, ENG YO1 9NA

Additional information

  • Area
    York
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Wed 08:00–22:00 Thu–Sat 08:00–23:00 Sun 09:00–22:00
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary British, Breakfast, Cafe Dining
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Cash not accepted, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Wheelchair Access, Wi-Fi available, Wine
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