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The White Bear Inn

) #103 of 673 Restaurants in York $$ - $$$ Bar, British, Pub
Main Street, York YO61 1JU, England
+44 1347 810338
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Opens in 30 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, York YO61 1JU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here countless times over the past 3 years and I can't fault it in any way. Lovely homely feel, friendly owners and waiting staff and the food is always amazing - delicious, generous portion sizes and excellent value for money. Will continue to...More

Thank Nessie434
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are considering moving to this area, and this is one of the villages we have looked at. The pub had been recommended by local people so we popped in Saturday lunchtime for a quick drink and a light lunch. The outside is attractive, fronting...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...by Mrs. B&B personally, for services rendered. Food is good, atmosphere and g&t perfect. You won't be disappointed.....

Thank Job H
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Nice atmosphere and allowed dogs in the bar area. My omnivorous friends enjoyed the menu choice and food, but as a veggie I found all the suitable dishes featured cheese quite heavily. I had very nice spinach and ricotta pancakes, but would have preferred to...More

Thank maggie44_11
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Good food and service quite full for mid week best to book, steak and ale pie good value , special board looked good but we choose from the main menu, service was a bit slow but food worth waiting for, not open Monday and Tuesday

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Great meal (roast beef), great price (£12.95 for starter and main), great service (efficient and friendly). The beef was delicious, the veg were perfectly cooked and the horseradish would blow your socks off. Well done!

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This has been a good destination for many years, and remains every bit as good! A large and varied menu, good wine range and and equally good ale range with guest beers. The bar is dog friendly.

Thank Grace N
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Have visited here over the last two years on numerous occasions. Always lovely atmosphere, great food and attentive staff well done.

Thank 435Jackie5
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very impressed by this lovely village pub. The staff were all very welcoming and friendly, excellent real ale selection, and a Sunday Lunch menu which was both extremely tasty and very good value for money (£15.95 for 3 courses). A nice touch was the crayons...More

Thank Diane05
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Always a friendly reception from the host and staff. There is always plenty of choices on the menu and special board. The food is always good with plenty of vegetables and selection of potatoes. Very good value for money and a good ambiance.

Thank knapt0n
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Are the rooms ensuite
25 February 2017|
Response from Roy K | Reviewed this property |
Yes Mike and everything is in excellent condition.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, York YO61 1JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1347 810338
  • E-mail