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The Artful Dodger Bar

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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York with friends

Spent the weekend in York which we have done for a few years now,called at the Artful Doger which... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
des_wilko
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
A cool spot

We came across the Artful Dodger by chance during our short stay in York. The place looks cool, but... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
Dimitris L
,
Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible16%
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“metal music”(3 reviews)
“great rock”(3 reviews)
“heavy rock”(2 reviews)
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47 Micklegate, York YO1 6LJ, England
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Spent the weekend in York which we have done for a few years now,called at the Artful Doger which is a small pub which plays proper heavy rock and that’s it not our seen but worth a visit,you could say rough and ready but enjoyable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank des_wilko
Reviewed 2 December 2018

We came across the Artful Dodger by chance during our short stay in York. The place looks cool, but it probably is not for everyone! You have to like the kind of music it offers, otherwise save time and money and head somewhere else. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Know what your walking into food was american food if your feeling glutinous, semi grunge bar good music

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank WKGOKILL
NikkiN485, Manager at The Artful Dodger Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thanks for the review ! However we don’t do food so maybe a mix up, that is our sign in the picture however and we are a Rock Bar.

Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Called here tonight and were impressed with the prices of the drinks . Definitely worth a visit for couples or groups

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank geoffh826
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

What a great place to call in for a beer an Halloween. Lots of scary creatures in the pub with staff and customers getting into the spirit of the night. Some amazing costumes and skilled makeup..... with a good selection of interesting beers.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jochg2016
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This bar has the capacity to be a pretty good venue. Unfortunately, its big draw - to play rock music loud - is hampered by the fact that there is no jukebox. More rather, the customer has to ask the bar staff to put a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tranmerelad
Nikki N, Manager at The Artful Dodger Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi Tranmerelad e (?) Sorry our music wasn’t up to your calibre, as you say though we don’t have a jukebox and general rule is not to become the request show. We play a mix of Rock and Metal to cover all tastes, not just...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We absolutely adored the artful dodger. The selection of ales and ciders are top notch. The staff are friendly and inviting. We are fans of rock bars and this place was right up our alley. We spent an evening in here when exploring pubs around...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank vanessaannes
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Came in for a hen do cause it looked quiet. There were 2 bar men behind the bar and they were the most miserable men I have ever met!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank haylou89
Nikki N, Manager at The Artful Dodger Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Did you have feather boas or ask for freebies ? That'd probably do it…

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Some years ago I was asked by two girls if want to go home with them to continue the party at their place. I rejected. At this moment they played amazing music at the bar where we were and I told them: the first rule...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank PeterS13330
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Love this place cool staff , reasonable prices and great rock/metal music ,much needed in york! 🤟🏻

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank cherylg494
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