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The York Arms

26 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
+44 1904 624508
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Fine English Pub

Just a few steps from York Minster, you can easily walk right past The York Arms. Fortunately, we... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
dpg1988
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Edison, New Jersey
Excellent food, reasonable price

Ducked in here out of the rain, the pub is 3 small rooms and the appearance doesn't give inspire... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
JoyTho459
,
Wigan, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible17%
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“the pub” (12 reviews)
“bar lady” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
26 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
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+44 1904 624508
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Just a few steps from York Minster, you can easily walk right past The York Arms. Fortunately, we didn't and had a pleasant experience. The Full English was excellent. The beer was great although the selection could have been a bit more for a pub....More

2  Thank dpg1988
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Ducked in here out of the rain, the pub is 3 small rooms and the appearance doesn't give inspire great expectations of the food. We saw other meals being served and were pleasantly suprised so decided to have lunch. The menu isn't very extensive but...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I'm a traditionalist when it comes to pubs and tend to avoid the obvious on-the-spot venues which are usually hugely busy and price-heavy; just take a short stroll from the Minster and you will find this lovely traditional pub that is a bit of a...More

1  Thank neildavy61
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

What a hidden gem this pub is. There were a few local characters at the bar who were really friendly. You cannot go wrong in this pub the drinks cheap as chips. Loved it, it’s like going back in time. We will definitely visit this...More

1  Thank KayOldham
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Called in for a couple of drinks, it's a lot cheaper than most as it's Sam smiths only have their own beverases. I always have cherry beer. It's really nice hubby has bitter. No frills but decent pint

1  Thank mrsltom
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

I had arranged to meet some friends in the area and found this pub which at first I thought looked really nice. Unfortunately as soon as I walked in with my family the smell hits you, not quite sure what it was but it certainly...More

2  Thank Rich J
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We called her for a few drinks and ended up eating there too. Lovely meal, pie from local butcher with chips and fresh veg. Great atmosphere, lovely old place. Definitely recommend, very reasonably priced too.

1  Thank sp875
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

I had some time to kill while my friend was visiting the York Minster and I decided to go in for some cider and ended up ordering a plate of fish and chips with mushy peas. Now I have had fish and chips in London,...More

2  Thank Anweshachatterjee
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Lovely cosy wee pub, nice chilli and my friend enjoyed her proper gammon steak. Reasonably priced and worth a visit

1  Thank Crista D
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Customers waiting 90 minutes for their lunch... Dog fights in the bar... Homeless folks sleeping in one of the outbuildings... Fire escapes blocked... Staff laughing it all off. Seriously.... you couldn't make it up!

2  Thank FrankGriffin
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