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The Hairy Fig

Fossgate, York YO1 9TF, England
+44 1904 677074
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Fossgate, York YO1 9TF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go to this tiny shop cum tiny tea room, for their wonderful teas, cakes, chocolates. Homemade, tasty, nice friendly staff

Thank Col_dor2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After arriving in York on Thursday morning after a 5 hour car journey, we stumbled across The Hairy Fig. Lovely friendly service and we had the cheese and herb toast which we all raved about. It was just what we needed and a great start...More

Thank clareWestSussex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fossgate is one of those York streets that is on the rise as a destination for cafes, new social bars and a range of cuisines. The Hairy Fig has been around a good many years with a good quality deli and next door the cafe...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you can get a seat - use it! This little gem only has seating for 11, but it's well worth trying to get in. The decor is rustic, and the food is excellent: all home made, substantial, and well presented. Plus: it's part of...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for coffee in tiny tearoom at the back of the deli. Coffee not as good as other places we tried in York but the crumble cake was very nice! I bought some caramel licorice which was tasty.

Thank PurpleBrolly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visited this place last week. the service was good and the food was good also but we expect more than that because of high price

1  Thank Roman1971
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Lunch here in this cosy little cafe which is part of a delicatessen, so of course we had the platter for two of meats and cheeses from the deli counter. Preceded by olives and accompanied by some nice wine, this was an absolute treat, so...More

1  Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Staff are always so friendly and helpful. It's cosy and charming and has a lot of unusual things. I love it.

Thank Isabel Gabriela R
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I have visited the Hairy Fig food shop in York several times over the years. It is a purveyor of high quality food items. I am particularly fond of the spicy carrot chutney that they sell. I make a point of visiting the shop any...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Delighted to find this combination Cafe and Deli which serves delicious food with pride. Wished I lived nearer York so I could call in more often for lunch and buy some of their wonderful range of treats like Balsamic vinegars or breads.

Thank w4play
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18 March 2017|
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Response from RosalindLondon | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the restaurant's opening hours but the delicatessen shop(next door) is open every day except Sunday from, I thin, 9.30 to 5 pm.
30 July 2016|
Response from QXZWS | Reviewed this property |
they dont advertise their hours for some reason but from memory I think 9am - 5pm. I would contact them direct if I were you thehairyfig. co.uk/contact/
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
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Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fossgate, York YO1 9TF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 677074
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