December 4, 2021

Five pubs to visit while holidaying in York

With summer in full swing and many of us opting to stay at home to get our dose of sun, sea and sand this year, there’s never been a better time to make the most of everywhere on the doorstep and celebrate the season with a drink in hand. Whether you’re catching up with friends or visiting for a family staycation, everybody knows York is the place for scenic views, cobbled streets and rich history – so come rain or shine, look no further for the best pubs to visit this summer…

Golden Fleece – 16 Pavement, York, YO1 9UP

No trip to York is complete without a visit to York’s Most Haunted Pub! The Golden Fleece combines friendly atmosphere, quiet surroundings and traditional services, to create the perfect staycation escape.

If looking for live music, The Golden Fleece is the place to. With regular performers throughout the week, this welcoming pub showcases amazing talent.

Let’s face it, a pub with great deals on the menu is a yes from us! Customers can treat themselves to a sub, chips and soft drink from just £9.49, or even get their teeth into a burger and drink from as little as £11.49!

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Tank and Paddle – Merchant Exchange, York, YO1 6DD

Located in the heart of York, Tank & Paddle is the ideal location to soak up the summer sun with a drink in hand. Complete with a suntrap balcony, the venue will prove perfect for those sunny adventures, whether daytime or evening.

Previously a merchant building, this cool vintage-styled venue has retained its industrial charm and added a modern twist. And with a wide range of gins from the local Yorkshire Dales Distillery, you won’t be stuck for choice.

Tank & Paddle will definitely be on your list to visit when you hear the offers!Customers can choose from Pizza and a Drink, Burger and a Drink, a fantastic lunchtime deal, and even 2-for-1 cocktails. 

To book, visit:

The Old Bank – 6-12 Lendal, York, YO1 8AA

If looking for a hidden gem in the centre of York, look no further than The Old Bank. With a secret sunken beer garden, this venue is the perfect pit-stop on a shopping trip, or even an end destination for an evening whilst away in York.

Spread across two floors, The Old Bank offers plenty of tasty deals to keep you fed and watered on your trip to the North. With offers on burgers, sandwiches and drinks, customers will love the variety of this traditional pub.

To book, visit:

Slug & Lettuce

For those wanting to bring some glitz and glamour to their staycation, Slug & Lettuce is the place to go.

Perfect for celebrating all occasions, Slug & Lettuce is the ideal place for a morning coffee, breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even a good old knees-up!

The stylish birdcage booths and modern dining areas are fantastic for party bookings. And if you’re really looking to add some extra sparkle to your getaway, why not try the amazing Cocktail Masterclass experience?

Customers can choose from plenty of tasty summer-inspired cocktails:

  • Cherry Blossom
  • Raspberry Sundowner
  • Blackcurrant Bubbles
  • Watermelon Sugar
  • Tropical Spritz

To book, visit:

Yates – Church Lane, Lower Ousegate, York, YO1 9QT

Yates is a leading venue in the centre of York and is hugely popular with tourists. This vibrant and friendly venue is spread across two floors and is a great destination to grab a bite to east, meet up with friends, or party the night away.

With a whole host of entertainment throughout the week, customers can enjoy ‘Holy Cow’ from 8pm on Wednesdays with drinks from £1!

If you’re looking for a tasty treat, Yates has plenty of offers you can sink your teeth into. Try the burger and a drink for just £7.99, or even a sub and drink from just £5.99.

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