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The Y Restaurant

Bridge Street, Guildford GU1 4SB, England
+44 1483 532555
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
28 Mar 2017
“Really good value ”
11 Apr 2016
“Good food great service.”
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Cafe, British
Bridge Street, Guildford GU1 4SB, England
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Very good salad and one of the best latte' s I have had for a long time and all for an amazing price. Only missed 5 stars as lacking in atmosphere probably because so few customers. Not sure why as definitely worth a visit. Lovely...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I absolutely love to come here for lunch. I usually choose between a wide variety of sandwiches and or baked pototoes with delicious topping. Great location, light and airy with clean, colourful tables and chairs...including communal tables. Water and glasses always available. Try it and...More

Thank TillyC-S
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We have visited the ymca cafe for many years but it has now had a makeover and changed into a canteen . Such a shame .we were there today and it was grubby and shabby already and the staff seemed disgruntled and disinterested . What...More

Thank Sally G
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I decided to try this plaace only because I saw the sign so many times that I needed to check thet they really had an actual restaurant. Wow! It is not the cheapest but it's not too pricey, which I guess means it is just...More

Thank EnglishWolfHound
Reviewed 3 February 2015

This is a great venue if you are in Guildford and looking for somewhere good to eat . They do great breakfasts and lunches and very reasonably priced . Nice friendly staff and a very clean place to et

Thank Sally G
Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

We had the whole indoor seating area to ourselves when we visited the Y cafeteria for breakfast one Wednesday morning. Too cold to sit outside overlooking the canalised river - but suspect it would be lovely in the summer. Large dining area , decorated in...More

Thank GabrielleBurnie
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

Whilst in Guildford Town this is the place to go for a good meal that you will like. And relax in. The best thing is that you can see a selection of food ready to go or from a small menu get food prepared in...More

Thank Vik1947
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Have visited this cafe/ restaurant a number of times, as a member of the public and twice when I actually stayed at the YMCA. It does feel a bit like a school cafeteria or one of those old Woolworths Cafes, but the food is fresh,...More

Thank HaychEm
Reviewed 8 December 2013

The food is wholesome and generous and reasonably priced - we would not recommend it to everyone because there wouln't be enough left for us

Thank anthony s
Reviewed 3 January 2013

Spacious with nice river views. Nothing special about the food - self service. OK if you want a quiet place whilst shopping but it's not open in the evenings.

Thank Pam S
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US$4 - US$9
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  • Address: Bridge Street, Guildford GU1 4SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 532555
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The Y Restaurant is open to the public from 7am to 3.30pm Monday to Saturday. Breakfast is available until 11.30 am, and from noon – 2.30 a choice of hot and cold lunches is served, freshly prepared by our team of chefs. The restaurant opens on to a riverside terrace, ideal for coffee and cake after shopping in the nearby High Street. Friendly staff, generous portions and great value for money make this a popular choice.
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