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Spread Eagle

98 Walmgate | City Centre, York YO1 9TL, England
+44 1904 289390
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“the pub” (20 reviews)
“front bar” (2 reviews)
“tuesday night” (2 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 1:00 AM Hours
British, Pub, Bar
98 Walmgate | City Centre, York YO1 9TL, England
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Went to check out some music but as it stands not my type of place. Stinks of skunk, weird atmosphere from locals, bar staff ok once you have their attention, band struggling with acoustics and setting up in a cramped back room, no security but...More

Thank CT8000
Reviewed 22 March 2018

This pub appears to be more of a music venue and for the locals rather than tourists. We were there whilst the band were setting up so can't comment on what it is like later in the evening.

1  Thank D L
Reviewed 17 February 2018

It's still over hyped, the locals propping up the bar look at you as if you've flown in on a spaceship from Mars. Restrictive choice of beers, unwelcoming atmosphere.

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 27 December 2017

A proper, no-frills, down-to-earth pub (and music venue) blasting out some excellent reggae sounds when we visited. Maybe a little shabby looking, but we met the most amazing, friendly people & ended up having a fantastic evening. Loved it & would rather go back there...More

Thank Su O
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

A little bit rough and ready but it seems to be more of a music venue. Toilets could definitely do with an upgrade.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We stumbled across this place by accident, It was friendly, great music atmosphere, the staff was lovely ,and the drinks were incredibly reasonable - and well kept - brilliant!

Thank dick h
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We called in for a quick drink on our way back to our hotel, having quite a liking for Marstons ales. Perhaps we should have paid more attention to the "5 Shots for £10" end-of-holiday-season signs bedecking the exterior. The pub was fine for drunken...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Good selection of beers and Ales ect. Very polite helpfull staff. Nice little beer garden out the back. Live music all week, jam nights, djs, comedians, something for everyone. Best thing is one of the Cheapest Pub's I found within the city walls in York.

1  Thank joelyboy2012
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This pub was next to the hotel we stayed at and went in for a swift drink one afternoon. Pleasant surroundings and swift service. Worth a visit if passing by.

1  Thank George B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Okay pub. Good cheap beer. Saturday night was lively with a local crowd. Could do with a bit of a revamp. Toilets a bit grim.

1  Thank Tim D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
British, Pub, Bar
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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
The Spread Eagle is a fantastic, traditional style pub, situated in the centre of York. With regular live music from local bands and DJ's we have established ourselves as part of the live music scene in York. We serve a full selection of draught beers, wine and spirits for your enjoyment along with a lovely range of soft drinks for those non-drinkers and drivers. Situated at the back, there is a lovely beer garden where customers can have a refreshing drink in the summer months and simply relax. The Spread Eagle is the perfect place for a busy night out with live entertainment every week.
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