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Traditional old pub with hearty meals

We popped in because I saw the sign outside advertising pies and I'm always partial to a cheese and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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
Edison, New Jersey
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26 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
+44 1904 624508
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in to this Pub as we like the Samuel Smiths range of drinks. Sat in the snug. Barman was good and quickly dealt with our order. We actually called in on three consecutive days and each time the experience was excellent. Nice traditional pub,...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible old pub Just like they all used to be Lovely staff Beer prices incredible like 20 years ago

2  Thank davidas2n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in because I saw the sign outside advertising pies and I'm always partial to a cheese and potato pie. It is dog-friendly too. Staff were friendly and the food was tasty, we had a veg pie and a veg burger.

1  Thank dismantledgrrl
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Decided to give this pub a try during a recent visit to York. If you want a traditional pub as opposed to the more modern wine bar concepts, then this is the place for you. Great selection of drinks and great atmosphere generated by the...More

1  Thank SpinDanny
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Called in for a drink little elderly man behind the bar. No greeting just managed to look at me. Have you any Sovereign Bitter I asked? NO was the one word terse reply. I will have a pint of Old Brewery Bitter then please and...More

4  Thank barry r
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Love this place so traditional we had Sunday lunch for eight pounds each and a couple of pints of Sam smiths lager at two pounds odd a pint it’s brilliant value for money

Thank martinellis10
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely oldy worldy traditional style public house with three bar areas, exceptionally very reasonably priced drinks all brewed just 20 miles away from the city centre, At Yorkshires oldest brewery. Together with a good range of meals which are very nicely presented - something...More

1  Thank Neil P
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Wanted to call off for some light refreshments after going on the tour of York. Saw this pub and called in. There was a few in, checked out the menu, very reasonable for sandwiches and burgers which were £5.95 and £6.95 respectively. Both meals served...More

1  Thank Katz1175
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
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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