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Bora Bora Cafe and Cocktail Bar

€€ - €€€International
5 Swinegate Court East | YO1 8AJ, York YO1 8AJ, England
+44 1904 541525
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible29%
2 weeks ago
“Tiny bar”
6 Mar 2018
“Small and loud but great cocktails”
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5 Swinegate Court East | YO1 8AJ, York YO1 8AJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go out in York on a regular basis and often go into this bar. It’s very small indeed and getting served can be near impossible if it’s busy because quite simply there isn’t room for people to move out of the way to allow...More

Thank Paul175T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bar is really small and pokey and definitely impossible to find any seats, but they played great music; was lots of fun

Thank 717calA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went in to get a cocktail & stayed for a few. The ciprihani is lush, staff are very nice & chatty. They played music to have a boogie too. It's only small but has a great vibe. We will definitely be back.

Thank KateCoop
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Bora Bora is really small and loud so it can be difficult to fit inside, let alone find a seat at times, however if you get in the cocktails are fantastic and the staff are a really friendly and a great laugh

Thank Jack A
Reviewed 5 February 2018

After reading some of the reviews and seeing some people leaving whilst we were in there I could tell this wasnt to everyones liking but for me I thought it was fine to stop off for a couple of beers.I have read about the cocktails...More

Thank Jamie D
Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is not a cafe! By no means is this a proper cafe establishment. As for a cocktail bar....pleeeeeaaase! Ur Avin a larf!!! The staff are so inept a 5 year old could mix em better. Terrible pour control. For such a small environment it...More

Thank TheHandofNod
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Awful excuse for a cocktail bar. Bartender inaccurately free pouring. Rubbish drinks, we left them pretty much full. Won't be returning

Thank Josh H
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Apparently they are too trendy to close the doors!!! It’s so cold!!! Awful!! The staff think they’re funny for keeping the doors open!! The porn star martinis are horrific!! Avoid at all costs!!

Thank Littlebex
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Made the mistake of coming here after there were no outside tables at lucias. Rude staff, drinks were awful.

Thank Danielle L
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Visited here for cocktails and found them to be reasonably priced and quite tasty. The music is very loud even when sitting outside and it is slightly disconcerting that a member of staff is there taking your glass immediately it looks like it might be...More

Thank Ann H
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I cant quite remember to be honest, think around midnight
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Swinegate Court East | YO1 8AJ, York YO1 8AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 541525
  • E-mail
Holiday Bar,small And Outside Seating Area With Heaters.
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