York | Eating, drinking and nightlife

Eating, drinking and nightlife

York’s laid-back and friendly atmosphere is reflected in its pubs, clubs, restaurants, cafes and bars. Wherever you choose eat, drink or party, expect to have a fun and memorable time. 

Eating out

From a world-famous afternoon tea and unbeatable fish and chips to Wagamama and Jamie’s Italian, sample North Yorkshire’s tastiest food or dine at familiar favourites. 

Drinking and nightlife

Whether you’re after a pint of local ale to go with your lunch, a bottle of biodynamic wie or somewhere to dance after last orders, this is our guide to York’s top pubs, bars and clubs.

Looking for a hotel in York?

We've got plenty of hotels in York to choose from. Premier Inn Blossom Street North and Premier Inn Blossom Street South are both in the city centre and a five-minute walk from York train station. Our York North hotel is about a mile from the city centre, with easy access to the A19, A64 and the businesses in and around Clifton. To be within striking distance of the York Designer Outlet, or to get to the A1(M) quickly, Premier Inn York South West is the ideal place to stay. Premier Inn York North West puts you 3-4 miles from the train station and is close to handy road connections.