The Star Inn

The Star Inn of the City exemplifies how York combines the allure of history with the flavour of contemporary food and drink. This well-known brasserie-style restaurant is known for its magnificent setting along the river, as well as its efforts to offer the best local products from Yorkshire's coast to the Moors. It's easy to see why it's a favourite among locals and visitors looking for the ideal alfresco dining spot, with a Michelin Guide 2021 and a best York restaurant.

The Lamb & Lion is located on a small scenic alley near York Minster and the city's old Roman walls. Discover a wide range of drinks, from real ales to excellent spirits and classic AA pub fare. Everything in their famous beer garden was enjoyed. This cosy and historic spot you can't go wrong.

2-4 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH 01904 612078

Spark:York is proud to offer a globally unique blend of cuisine and beverage. Featuring a fantastic selection of independent and local businesses. Enjoy a delectable fresh bellini peach served by the piano at the Bohemian Bar. Drink from a selection of artisan beers, fine wines, and spirits at Bar No. Nine. Gourmet burgers from Sloppy's Burger, adventurous Asian fusion at Shori, and more are available all over the world, in addition to your good drinks. The alfreso, which consists of 23 up-cycled containers on two levels, has plenty of seating.

01904 217551-17-21 Piccadilly, York YO1 9PB

Cochon's vineyard

Have you finished your beer and ale? Looking for a touch of class? You've come to see Cave du Cochon. The second initiative launched by award-winning chef Josh Overington is a chic wine bar in the Parisian style that offers the finest, exciting collection of natural and organic wines from small international producers. Enjoy the great bar snacks, sourdough pizzas, and cold meats available here.

19 Walmgate, YO1 YO2 9TX – 01904 633669

The Habit is a fantastic bar and restaurant that is well-known in the area for its laid-back atmosphere. This classic selection of beers, ales, and whiskies from Scotland to Japan will not disappoint. They have the most modern rooftop terrace, and the views of York Minster are what make this one of the best beer gardens in York.

40 Goodramgate, YO1 7LF – 01904 611072

Guy Fawkes' Inn

Yes, but there's a lot more! The legendary trainer's birthplace! This unique establishment, which serves some of the best blends of classic and modern pub fare, is literally next to York Minster. The best stock in 6 real casks and locals, AA Rosette-awarded seasonal food, is a very comfortable pub with original gas lamps and exposed wooden beams. You can't go wrong with their famous steak and pint.

25 High Petergate, YO1 7HP – 01904 623716