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US$9 - US$67
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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I booked a table for 6 here last Sunday. I had been here in the past and remembered the food was really good. How a place can change. First off we were put on a table for four. 6 of us all crammed up. We...had to ask for another table. The Sunday dinner came and we were told the veg would follow. Well it did! One tureen of veg for 6 of us. 1 1/2. Potatoes each. 1/2 a carrot and parsnip each. The couple on the other table had one Tureen of veg between 2 of them. We asked for more veg and it came basically after we had eaten the scraggy amount we had on the plate. And it got even worse, the potatoes arrived cold. We gave up asking for more or a refund. We just thought we would never go back. The Sunday lunch is around £15. So you expect much better. There are other pubs in fulford which I would try before this one. Please don’t suffer the same experience as us. You will be seriously wasting your money. AVOID.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A complete gem we discovered quite by serendipity at the start of a short break in York! Super-friendly welcome from our host working behind the bar and some great ales, a lovely log fire and very imaginative menu got things off to a great start....The food was home-cooked by the chef and absolutely superb! I can't remember the last time I saw cassoulet on the menu in this country so it was a no-brainer for me and it was delicious. When we said how much we'd enjoyed our meals the chef came out to express his gratitude which was wonderful. We left with a huge feeling of bonhomie and a very memorable start to our mini-break. Huge thanks to the guys for such a lovely evening and do check this place out because although it may look unassuming when you enter there are great things going on when you get inside.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a meal on our first evening visiting York. Lovely pub, with friendly staff, and a real fire going. Four adults and one child eating, and all of us agreed it was the best home cooked food we'd had in a pub in...a very very long time. Everything was home made even the tartae sauce for my fish. When people make such effort they deserve credit, would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 31 August 2021 via mobile

We arrived In fulford after a long 6 hour journey, this place is right next door, tents outside with bars and a cook in another… all looked like a weird set up but we were so hungry we went in. Ordered food, was ok. Plastic...cutlery… food served in disposable trays? All a bit odd but we went with it. Later that eve our family met us it was getting on into the eve, again everyone starving. This time there was 16 of us, we decided to go back as it was close and the could seat us all. They put us Inside this time we were actually allowed inside the pub whereas before we could only eat outside, don’t know why. We all ordered food, the food came out half the portion size it was earlier that day, and one portion of loaded fries did not arrive, we questioned it….. back and forth from the kitchen tent they went….. no fries….. landlady comes out with an attitude, said the meals all arrived, well they hadn’t!! No offer of replacement fries, NOTHING. we’d spent well Over £200 in an hour and they couldn’t even give us the fries we paid for. Very embarrassing to say the least. Landlady was stern, not willing, not nice. All we wanted was fries, they genuinely did not come out of the kitchen, she wouldn’t have it, so a member of out family had no food. So awful. GO TO THE PLOUGH A FEW METRES UP THE ROAD. This I can recommend. Sadly this pub hit rock bottom a while ago and it’s not doing a very good job at getting back up to where it could be.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 23 August 2021

Great stay over free overnight parking as long as you have a few drinks or even a meal.The meal we had was excellent mussel pot.Black pudding balls to die for.would highly recommend an overnight stay and will definitely make a return visit. Thanks very muchly...TracyMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 23 August 2021

Excellent location easy access to York, Lovely meal and drinks. Great staff very helpful. Hope to see you soon.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 21 August 2021

Stayed here for 1 night and had some food and drinks in the pub. Staff were friendly and the food and service was brilliant. Will definitely be returning and highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 14 August 2021

Had a fantastic night, food was absolutely beautiful, very, very welcoming. Many, many thanks. We had booked for 2 nights but had to return home after 1 due to a family crisis. Look forward to returning.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 30 January 2021 via mobile

Delicious takeaway. We had the Ultimate Burger, Dirty Ultimate Burger and Chicken Gyros. Excellent service too, easy to order and ready at the time we asked for.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 6 December 2020

Lockdown eased so we booked a saturday night dinner at The Bay Horse. Like the Sunday lunches it was just fabulous. French Onion soup to die for, followed by seafood linguine for my wife, I had pork belly bites and simply fish and chips. The...quality of the food shows through, and needless to say, all were cooked and presented, perfectly. Booked the family in for the Christmas menu next week as that looks amazing. Can't wait.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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The Bay Horse is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4