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Random Encounter


9 Gillygate, York, N Yorkshire, YO31 7EA

Tel: 07379 822103

Random Encounter

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About us

What is a pop culture cafe??

Random Encounter is a café with a difference – We’re more than just sandwiches and sodas. Here, you can settle old scores on Mario Kart, introduce a friend to a board game you’ve always wanted them to try, or kick back with a few friends and a movie. All while being served with our unique selection of geek-friendly snacks, food and drinks.

It’s also the perfect place to try new hobbies and make new friends. Getting into a new card game is ten times easier with some helpful advice and a plate of Tetris-shaped cookies.


Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted


  • Children welcome


  • Disabled access

Public Transport Directions

On the number 1, 6 and 5A bus route. 5 minutes from union St car park, and 2 minutes from the radio York car park.

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