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Kennedys Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
1 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX, England
+44 1904 620222
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've done cocktail making at a few places now, and Kennedys is by far the best venue. There was a lot of interesting facts throughout, as well as everyone getting to have a go behind the bar making the cocktails. The host Ndu was friendly...More

Thank sammyxwarner
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi 'sammyyxwarner', Many thanks for your wonderful review. We're so delighted we stole the number 1 spot on your cocktail masterclass ranking! I will be passing your lovely comments on to Ndu. Best Wishes, Cassie

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Group of friends for dinner, I ordered the nachos which were ok and veggie burger for main, and we did a cocktail making class. The guys who hosted the class were fun and friendly, drinks were ok but pricey, but the food was just averageMore

Thank runforrestrun_11
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi 'runforrestrun_11', Delighted you enjoyed your cocktail masterclass, thank you for choosing Kennedys. In regards to drinks prices, our pricing is comparable to similar properties in the area and we feel we provide good value given our central location and facilities. We regret that this...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely bar and restaurant , we stopped here for a quick bite to eat on the Saturday lunch time , lovely place to sit and eat and the service was brilliant thank you . We returned on the Sunday morning for breakfast which was just...More

Thank Rob1098
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi 'Rob1098', Thanks very much for your review, what a lovely read! Delighted we managed to convince you to come back the morning after for breakfast. We definitely welcome you back a third time. Best Wishes, Cassie

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful time last night at Kennedys. The host was excellent and went out of his way to make sure we had fun. He really made it a memorable cocktail masterclass. The drinks were good and food too. Dont hesitate to book...More

Thank Darren N
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi 'Darren N', Thanks so much for your feedback, and Thank you for reccommeding us. I'm delighted to read your comments -The boys really know how to host a fab cocktail making class. I will pass your wonderful comments on to Ndu and the chefs....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great little bar tucked away off a side street.......great ale and food and upbeat vibe. Excellent place to eat and hang outMore

Thank John J
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello 'John J', Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, we very much appreciate it, especially when accompanied by 5 stars! Delighted you were impressed with our Ale, we try our best to offer a wide selection of beverages to suit all....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been for Sunday lunch and on our way back came across Kennedys, we could hear live music which immediately drew us in. What a brilliant atmosphere, the 2 young lads, Steve and Sam playing guitar and singing were amazing. They were very friendly and...More

Thank Michelle C
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 'Michelle C', So thrilled you were drawn in by our Live Music Sundays and you weren't disappointed. We have Live Music on the majority of Sundays, starting at 1pm with a Jazz Band. Yes our roof top is the ultimate sun trap, we definitely...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for my hen do and did cocktail masterclass for 10 - absolutely wonderful team member hosting us, he was the manager and had a laugh all the way through and made everyone comfortable. Buffet food was lovely and we couldn’t have been happy, thank...More

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Thank Jamie-LeeNevison
Karen W, Owner at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello 'Jamie-Lee p', Thanks so much for the fabulous review of your 'fabulous hen do'. Delighted you and your 'hens' enjoyed the masterclass and the boys hosting you did a great job. Also fantastic to read the buffet impressed also. Thank you for choosing Kennedys,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

it was afternoon drinks with tea and I had a coke. My wife purchased chips and told waitress she wanted them to be crispy and cook them longer. They arrived soggy and oily. We did complain and they offered to replace them or refund and...More

Thank guy_hubb
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 'guy-hubb', Really sorry to hear about the miscommunication and as a result you didn't end up with your preference. We do wish you could of stayed and accepted the replacement as our chips really are loved by 99% of our customers, however I do...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been to Kennedy's about 4 times before hand and I had very much enjoyed it. The time before I went was October. But with my most recent visit, unfortunately my expectations were not met and was not what I was used to or...More

Thank 61LucyAmber88
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi '61LucyAmber88', I am very saddened to read your visit with us wasn't as great as your previous ones. All feedback is important to us and it gives us the opportunity to respond to any areas you may have felt lacking on your visit. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in Kennedy’s for a quick bite and found the quality of the food and service to be outstanding. We had their special of the day, 2 ribeye dinners and a bottle of wine for £30. The steak was amazing! Our server (unfortunately cannot remember...More

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Thank Florida4523
Karen W, Owner at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for the 5 star review and we are pleased you managed to take advantage of our Thursday Steak deal. I will pass your compliments on to all the staff and we hope to see you again soon.

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melharris321
30 January 2018|
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Response from gbab2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, lovely and friendly staff and hot freshly prepared food too. Sorry I'm late i rescinding... Angie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 620222
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Description
Kennedy's Bar and Restaurant is unique to York, set in the quarter, just a stone's throw from York Minster, Kennedy's offers a stylish and modern setting for people to drink and dine, and features a roof top sun terrace, a contemporary ground floor bar and dance floor. Kennedy's pride themselves on relaxed friendly service and freshly prepared food.
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