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The York Arms

26 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
+44 1904 624508
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A traditional value pub nestling in the shadows of York Minster

I'm a traditionalist when it comes to pubs and tend to avoid the obvious on-the-spot venues which... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
neildavy61
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
We love Sam Smith pubs

What a hidden gem this pub is. There were a few local characters at the bar who were really... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KayOldham
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Oldham
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible17%
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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 4 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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.

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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

1  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

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!

1  Thank FrankGriffin
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Very friendly clientele, spotlessly clean and a two minute stroll from the Minster. The beer is very reasonably priced and the pork pies well worth checking out. Can get very busy at weekends.

2  Thank Mike_Lacey81
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Came away for my Birthday weekend and our B and B was only a short walk away from the Minster so decided to stop in the York Arms on our Friday evening out. And this pub is just a stones throw from the Minster so...More

1  Thank Sa6Jo
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