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58 Walmgate, York, YO1 9TL

Tel: 01904 672474

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1130 reviews1130 reviews
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About us

The Barbakan is a family run Polish Restaurant and Caffe serving traditional Polish food, finest Coffee, Cakes and Breakfasts. Located on Walmgate a short stroll from the City Centre.

Opening Times

* Kitchen closes at 10pm



  • Disabled access

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • Chef - Greg Blasiak
  • Covers - 30
  • Guide price - £5.00 to £18.00
  • Specialities - Traditional Polish food


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups


  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018

Road Directions

From Parliament street head in the direction of High Ousegate, turn left onto Pavement. Take your first right onto Fossgate. Continue onto Walmgate and The Barbakan can be found on your left

Accessible by Public Transport: York station is 1 mile away.

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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