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Oldy world!

Called in here for a couple of drinks when staying in york recently. A great oldy world pub which... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Morpeth, United Kingdom
Traditional old pub with hearty meals

We popped in because I saw the sign outside advertising pies and I'm always partial to a cheese and... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
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26 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
+44 1904 624508
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All reviews sam smiths sunday lunch the pub lovely pint can't comment on the food value for money worth a visit pubs minster ales oldy characters
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in here for a couple of drinks when staying in york recently. A great oldy world pub which we thoroughly enjoyed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Johnlobster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During the Christmas shopping madness that is now York, looked for somewhere to get away from the crowded restaurants and other designer pubs for a rest and a beer. Came across this little gem and could sit in relative peace and quiet amidst the madness....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VBT928
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

What can I say?? The York Arms in my opinion is superb! The food is excellent just take a look at the photo. I had, Cumberland sausage & mash to eat with a lovely pint of Sam Smiths to wash it down with. I will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cabrali
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Called in to this Pub as we like the Samuel Smiths range of drinks. Sat in the snug. Barman was good and quickly dealt with our order. We actually called in on three consecutive days and each time the experience was excellent. Nice traditional pub,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

What an incredible old pub Just like they all used to be Lovely staff Beer prices incredible like 20 years ago

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank davidas2n
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We popped in because I saw the sign outside advertising pies and I'm always partial to a cheese and potato pie. It is dog-friendly too. Staff were friendly and the food was tasty, we had a veg pie and a veg burger.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank dismantledgrrl
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Decided to give this pub a try during a recent visit to York. If you want a traditional pub as opposed to the more modern wine bar concepts, then this is the place for you. Great selection of drinks and great atmosphere generated by the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank SpinDanny
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Called in for a drink little elderly man behind the bar. No greeting just managed to look at me. Have you any Sovereign Bitter I asked? NO was the one word terse reply. I will have a pint of Old Brewery Bitter then please and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank barry r
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Love this place so traditional we had Sunday lunch for eight pounds each and a couple of pints of Sam smiths lager at two pounds odd a pint it’s brilliant value for money

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank martinellis10
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely oldy worldy traditional style public house with three bar areas, exceptionally very reasonably priced drinks all brewed just 20 miles away from the city centre, At Yorkshires oldest brewery. Together with a good range of meals which are very nicely presented - something...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 167neilp
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5 November 2018|
Response from 167neilp | Reviewed this property |
You an obtain a draft product called "India Ale" its not an IPA, its pours like a lager with a pungent fruity taste to it, 5%abv, more of a Lager ale cross drink. Hope that helps Cheers!