Traditional pubs in York
Sink a few pints in a classic British watering hole
If you want a traditional pub then head for York where the tradition has been in fashion for thousands of years.
York is an oasis of establishments where real beer flows by the pint, the food is hearty and inexpensive, the surroundings embrace you like an old friend and, in the winter, the owner’s dog stretches lazily in front of a roaring fire.
By all means, explore the trendier places to eat and drink in York but don’t abandon a concept perfected over the centuries and provide one of the truly authentic experiences we can have in the 21st century. Here’s our pick of some of the best alehouses around.