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Vahe Bar

31 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
+44 1904 628344
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Unique and Enjoyable Drinkery

Great little bar on Goodramgate not far from the back of the Minster and is owned and run by Vahe... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Deimos2018
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Fab Champagne!

We visit York a couple of times a year and always call in for a glass or two of champagne. Good... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Mandy B
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Burton on Trent
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Central York bar, based in a medieval building with a stunning Minster view, serving a wide range of craft beers, wines, spirits, coffees and cocktails.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
14 May 2018
“Unique and Enjoyable Drinkery”
14 Feb 2018
“Fab Champagne!”
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Hours Today: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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31 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
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+44 1904 628344
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Great little bar on Goodramgate not far from the back of the Minster and is owned and run by Vahe himself a lovely little Armenian guy. He always has a good selection of European beers, often Belgian, my personal favourite, and is very knowledgeable on...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We visit York a couple of times a year and always call in for a glass or two of champagne. Good sized flutes too! There's a fab choice of cocktails, wines and beers as well. Can definitely recommend the bar but the toilets need a...More

Thank Mandy B
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Last night we met friends in there. My hubby went to bar for a beer and a wine and was charged £9.30 - handed over £10 and got no change. Next round I said get me a cider as that must be cheaper. Nope -...More

Thank Helen D
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Going on what the prices are, I was expecting decent toilets. Oh was I in for a shock. To call it a lean-to in the yard was being over generous.

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This has to be the best bar in York! The beer is outstanding if you want European beer! The wine is to die for! My wife hates red wine however the owner gave us great samples and my wife now drinks red wine!!!! That's a...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

The Vaha Bar is a cosy, but lively little gem close to The Minster in York. The atmosphere is always fun and the staff are friendly and welcoming. A great place for pre or post dinner drinks or a good evening out...

Thank Kelly H
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Quite simply the best kept secret in York! Amazing selection of drinks and Vahe and Ruth make your visit extra special - a must try!

Thank Zoe S
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

£10.30 for a disgusting small glass of white wine and a terrible pint of beer. Men's toilet are located within a shed out in the garden with no lock. Women's toilets are outdated and smell musty. Where's the closest weatherspoons?

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Vahe Bar is an odd place with unusual opening hours, but it's totally worth a visit. A great range of beers that aren't too badly priced, last time I was in there they even had some 2013 Cantillon in the fridge.

Thank UrbanBoozeHound
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great individual bar selling fantastic German hand pulled lagers, fabulous selection of wines and cocktails. Only small, but great welcome from the landlady - fab Yorkshire welcome, definitely worth a visit when in York!!

Thank janpridham1960
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