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The Lowther

) #309 of 695 Restaurants in York ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
8 Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW, England
+44 1904 622987
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (29 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
8 Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW, England
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1 - 10 of 392 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Started off well - despite a large queue on a sunny Sunday we were seated very quickly. The food did take a wee while to come but that's not a problem because it was okay apart from the burger which wasn't too good - even...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Decided to have a trip down memory lane during a recent visit back to York. Went into the bar to order a couple of drinks to take outside. Waitresses were obviously too busy with their conversation and after 10 mins we were told we could...More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Five of us came here for lunch on a Tuesday. All of the outdoor seating was taken, so we took a seat near the window as it was dark and a bit gloomy inside. We were told to order at the bar, but none of...More

Thank Stephen2906
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived in a busy dinner hour but scored a table by the River Ouse. Service was friendly and attentive. Throughout our visit to the UK, we got used to the real meaning of a meal. Slower paced meals and reflecting on the day is what...More

Thank uk2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely if you want to get a pint outside in the sun. It has table service and great location. 1. You will lose your pint to a gust of wind. 2. Special offers are only available in the pub not outside in the seating area....More

Thank Sainterr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a amazing meal at this place and took all our requests on board, we ordered at 3:00 and our food didn't come till at least 4:45. Food was Gorgeous though defiantly visit again when not so busy

Thank Emma6921
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just don't inflict this place on yourself. The clues are all there before you get to the bar. It starts with the effort of lifting your feet due to the floor somehow being able to suck your feet to it and clamp them there ....More

Thank mick91967
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a drink here as we stayed at the sister guest house. The staff were friendly and polite and prices reasonable. We sat inside and felt the atmosphere was really friendly with cosy booths yet a contemporary feel.

Thank Eleanor K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am loathe to write a review based on a tea and coffee order. But, I felt I had to share our experience on the 25th July. As four mature ladies after our river trip, we decided to call into Lowthers . We ardered tea...More

Thank Caistergirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice bar with reasonably priced drinks. Its in a great location. If you've booked to stay at Lil's on the waterfront then this is where you will check in and out. Try some of the shots that are advertised on their screens (blackjacks -...More

Thank Geoff D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 19
Bar, British, Pub, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 622987
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