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Il Paradiso del Cibo

40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
+44 1904 611444
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (108 reviews)
“cibo” (17 reviews)
“tiramisu” (33 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were walking back from dinner at another restaurant when we passed by Il Paradiso and saw that it was still packed well after 10. We immediately went in to make reservations for the next night and, despite being fully reserved due to graduation, the...More

Thank Sticksave
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a small Italian restaurant in York. It is tucked away and one you may simply walk past. One of the York taxi drivers recommended to me hence going there. Food is fabulous and great selection of wines on the wine menu. I went...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 5 days ago

As I have noticed on other reviews the portions are not great & the prices don't reflect the small portions! This was our first visit to the "new" II Paradiso in Sutton on the Forest which I understand has not been open long. It was...More

Thank NTGYork
Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcomed by owner Paolo to this tiny about 30 cover restaurant in Walmgate within walking distance of our hotel. You need to book and they run two sittings 6pm onwards , two hours at the table maximum then from 8.30, don't book and probably you...More

Thank Peterhug27
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has always been a busy, bustling restaurant and so one never expects a particularly calm experience, more a fun one, with good food, great Italian wine and cheery staff! On my most recent visit, the first in quite some time, my expectations were...More

Thank InchKentley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite simply a great Italian meal and a fantastic bottle of wine. not the greatest table in the house but a friendly atmosphere. All staff were on hand to provide an efficient friendly service. Book in advance

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Consistently simply the best and most authentic Italian in this part of Yorkshire. Top quality food and friendly staff - what's not to like!

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As regular visitors to the Walmgate restaurant, we were incredibly happy to discover that El Paradiso had arrived in our neck of the woods. The brand has transferred brilliantly to the new, airy restaurant. Food and service authentic Italian. Tip top quality and taste. The...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our host at our B&B recommended this place. We enjoyed it so much we came here twice during our 4 day stay in York. We started with the garlic bread our first visit, which we split. It came in the form of a small pizza...More

Thank brattm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking forward to visiting this restaurant which on my last and previous visits was an authentic Italian bistro giving great value . I felt before visiting that it had both rebranded and repositioned itself in a very competitive market which caters and relies heavily on...More

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Questions & Answers
Ruth E
30 May 2017|
Response from Speakasyoufind8 | Reviewed this property |
Firstly, the restaurant is at Sutton on Forest, East of Easingwold, NOT Stockton on Forest! Open Tuesday to Sunday Tuesday - Thursday: 17.00 till 2200 Friday - Saturday 12.00 till 2200. Sunday - 12.00 till 21.00. Call... More
14 October 2016|
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Response from paolo s | Property representative |
mainly Tuesdays, Wednesday lunch and dinner, still full but likely to find a table Saturday and Sunday open all day easier to find tables in the afternoon 14:30 to 18:00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$52
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 14:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 611444
Real and authentic italian food with strong sardinian influence.Good selection of home-made fresh pasta , regional italian dishes, fantastic pizzas cooked in a real wood burn pizza oven .large screen tv featuring all the major european leagues games live.Original wine list with all the best sardinian wines at great prices.
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