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Spooky Stay

Lovely staff (housekeeper was so informative and funny). We stayed in the Minster Suite and had a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jaynosim
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Durham, United Kingdom
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A great find

We just popped-in on the off-chance, having been directed to the pub by someone who worked nearby... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
_ian_shorthouse1
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I popped in on a Thursday lunch time for a drink and it was packed! I, being fascinated by ghosts, loved the place, it was full of character and very quaint. Great pint of Guinness too. I loved reading all the information...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely staff (housekeeper was so informative and funny). We stayed in the Minster Suite and had a ‘feeling’ about it...see for yourself! Nice bath,great shower and toiletries provided, with lovely soft towels. Didn’t have a great sleep, mattress wasn’t the best and really thin quilt...but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jaynosim
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a couple of drinks. Good range of ales and a wonderful atmosphere although a little spooky!! Definitely worth a visit, the bar area is small but loads of character. Would certainly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ianmH8506DL
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

The exterior, like many of Yorks buildings, is stunning. The place oozes character. Upon entry it felt cramped however We then realised there is a much larger dining area/bar to the rear, where we were seated. The decor is lovely, very shabby/ye olde medieval style,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MegaT3D
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Great Beer, Tasty Food and Lovely Rooms. Had a lovely stay here and grew very fond of the ‘regular’ at the bar. He looks like he may have been there for quite some time but I promise you won’t wait that long.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Carol C
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We just popped-in on the off-chance, having been directed to the pub by someone who worked nearby - but what a find. A really old pub and very narrow pub, which looks hadrly anything from the front, but goes back a long way. The staff...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank _ian_shorthouse1
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Have been to this spectacular pub many times and have always enjoyed its spectacular historic structure and environment. However, our last visit was shocking, with the bigoted attitude of the band on a Friday evening to group of men having fun on a stag -...More

Thank DavidF1982
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This was just around the corner from several restaurants and also served very nice food as well. We had already chosen where we wanted to eat but enjoyed a couple of drinks with a few other people there. A very nice pub friendly and helpful...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Popped in here twice for drinks whilst we were in York, although after the wife heard someone talking behind her whilst she was in the toilets she wasnt keen to re-visit. It has a history of being very haunted etc and you can actually stay...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jackinbox99
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely friendly pub in the heart of York. Not so much character as other pubs but the staff were fantastic and great banter. Would definitely recommend!

Date of experience: May 2018
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