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Spread Eagle

British, Pub, Bar
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98 Walmgate | City Centre, York YO1 9TL, England
+44 1904 289390
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were brilliantly helpful and running a tight ship, Cheap but quality drinks, with a friendly music vibe. I will return soon!

Thank samuelboo1984
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic staff with a fabulous atmosphere. The pub is comfy with a rear yard for those who wish to experience the York weather.

Thank Nigel W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Attended a private function on 10th of Feb and was blown away by the hospitality and friendly staff! This quaint little pub is a gem of a find, serving quality beverages and just hope I get the chance to return soon.

Thank Mark W
Downham Market, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

What a find. I went randomly on a Tuesday night. Well. Great atmosphere. Great service. But it doesn't stop there. Not only is the lager just as cheap if not cheaper than any Wetherspoons, but I also had some of the best live musicians I've heard in a long time, and I know a good musician when I hear one.... More 

Thank sue w
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Visited on Jam night, some great local musicians. Staff & locals inviting. Enjoyed the atmosphere so much, we went back the 2nd night & were welcomed as if we were locals.

Thank hazels473
Chester, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The staff were very pleasant, and we sat in the snug behind the bar - really cosy. We had the Jamaican street food for lunch, which was very nice, with a bonus of freshly baked ginger cake.

Thank dorothy_butters
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Been coming to the Spread Eagle since the late 80s. Always get a warm welcome - lovely people both sides of the bar. Lovely Scottish bar maid - very friendly. Great beer, lovely atmosphere, fantastic music. (Bit worried about Eddie though - one of the punters with a few issues, but he's a gorgeous looking lad and he needs a... More 

Thank WaltMc
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

They have a fantastic open jam session on a tuesday night where they supply a sound engineer and all instruments !! Then the music at the weekend ..Great bands..amazing DJs ( Hacienda..UYR..Back to Basics..Ltd Addiction Glasshouse.) to name a few. Tom Hingley..Aziz Ibrahim..Captain Hotknives..The Trend..Lost Trends..😃😃 And all FREE ENTRY

Thank Casha L
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This place was right next to our hotel and was quiet (the night we were there) and unpretentious. Drinks were cheap and service was great!

Thank oldqueencole
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Went here and had a great time open mic night very enjoyable and very relaxing hughly reccomened and will carry on enjoying the Night

Thank christinecH8921TX

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Pub, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Walmgate | City Centre, York YO1 9TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 289390

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?