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Squiffy's Wine Bar - CLOSED

1 Duck Hill, Ripon HG4 1BL, England
+44 1765 603174
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
17 Mar 2014
“Shut down”
1 Dec 2013
“A lovely wine bar”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Duck Hill, Ripon HG4 1BL, England
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

This place in now closed as has been for sometime, reported it to be removed from site several times but nothing has happened

Thank Ripon1984
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Quaint, lovely wine bar just off the market square just down the hill. we had a glass of white wine, well price and good atmosphere.

Thank BruceAnglais
Reviewed 24 July 2013

What a disappointment ! 8 of us looking forward to our table booked for Saturday night only to see a sign on the door "closed due to illness, Mad Hatters open as usual" My problem is, please correct me if I am wrong, I am...More

Thank 7jlk
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Always like heading to Squiffies, whenever we get a chance, not that we get enough chances. Gerard is always the perfect host, who listens to what sort of winewe like and matches it with his recommendation brilliantly. The taps he serves is uncomplicated, cooked in...More

Thank all683
Reviewed 22 June 2013 via mobile

3rd visit last night this time with my daughter who was visiting from London. Excellent food, excellent ambience, casual and relaxed dining and quaffing. Fast becoming my fave haunt in Ripon ;-)

1  Thank Ruthie7668
Gerard B, Owner at Squiffy's Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2013

Ruthie, you're such a sweetie and too kind with your praises. Thank you ever so much. Cheers, Mr Squiffy

Reviewed 17 June 2013 via mobile

Squiffys is a fantastic little bar that serves delicious tapas & great wine. If you have not been before try it, particulary on a sunny afternoon in the garden! I find its a great place for drinks and chatting regardless of whether your eating or...More

Thank Torias
Gerard B, Owner at Squiffy's Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2013
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You've said it all. 'Nuff said. Cheers, Mr Squiffy

Reviewed 28 May 2013

Second visit to the fabulous Squiffy's for my boyfriend and I, visitors to Ripon from London. This time we had tapas which was delicious, with imaginative flavours and ingredients. The wine is excellent and the service polite and friendly. A very quirky place that is...More

Thank mstamour
Gerard B, Owner at Squiffy's Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2013

Heavens oh my! That was quick. You only visited the place last night. Anyway, there are two options for my cosy little wine bar becoming your local either a) I move the building and all its contents down to North London or b) you move...More

Reviewed 28 May 2013 via mobile

A quirky and imaginative one off. A real gem if you like nice wine and tasty nibbles. We filled ourselves to the brim on a fine selection of imaginative tapas dishes. Great service and interesting decor. Highly recommended

Thank matthewg123
Gerard B, Owner at Squiffy's Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2013

Short, sweet and so accurate. Thanks for the great review and do come back again. Cheers, Mr Squiffy

Reviewed 28 May 2013

A lovely little venue with intimate tables and good choice of wine and tapas. Great host and warm atmosphere. Ripon needs a place like this to escape from the Weatherspoons model of cheap food and 'end of life' drink. We normally go here first or...More

Thank SimonDoderer
Gerard B, Owner at Squiffy's Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2013

Oh Simon, if only everyone had your taste and style. Well done to you kind sir for the review and maybe, just maybe I could tempt you next time with a little something to eat from our tapas menu? Cheers, Mr Squiffy

Reviewed 20 May 2013

We were visiting Ripon for the weekend and came across Squiffys towards the end of our Saturday evening. Really wished we could have more time here as it was lovely place. Great atmosphere and the lady behind the bar made us feel very welcome. The...More

Thank lesleymc67
Gerard B, Owner at Squiffy's Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2013

Well, now you've found us you'll just have to jolly well come back again earlier in the evening next time you're in Ripon. Thanks for the review. Cheers, Mr Squiffy

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  • Address: 1 Duck Hill, Ripon HG4 1BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
  • Phone Number: +44 1765 603174
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Serving great wines, beers, spirits all at very reasonable prices. With seating over two floors this quirky little bar is Ripon's other little gem. Over 25's only.
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