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Ye Olde Starre Inn

#84 of 670 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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40 Stonegate, York YO1 8AS, England
+44 1904 623063
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on this place by accident down a little alleyway, ordered food quite late at night, food was lovely and staff happy to help, would definitely eat there again.

1 Thank rainbow2108
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

I visited this old and quaint pub, just off the Shambles in York with two cousins as I was on a day visit to York to complete a short break in the area.The bar service was excellent and friendly. We decided to find a quieter spot other than the main bar, which had TV on and also loud music playing.... More 

1 Thank Christine G
Benderloch, null, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Was so looking forward to a lovely Sunday lunch in one of yorks most famous pubs, booked a table for 1pm arrived just shortly after to a busy pub, when deciding on what to have, we were informed that they had run out of beef which was very disappointing considering they only started serving lunches at 12!,and and were very... More 

1 Thank eeyore320
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We visited the pub on a drizzly Saturday afternoon, and the place was fairly busy with drinkers and eaters. The pub is accessed through an alley, and once inside, there is a muddle of small rooms and a long bar - there are two outside seating areas as well. I felt that the place had too many tables in the... More 

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Thank Martin F
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Visited with my Dad for fathers day. Food was great and we received good service, would definitely visit again.

Thank TheMechromancer
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We visited here on 23/6/16 for lunch. My wife uses an electric wheelchair and I can report that she was able to get from the street through their alley and through the front door so that made our decision to eat here easy. We have been coming to York for many years but we have never set foot in here... More 

1 Thank Bryan G
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

This place caught my eye when looking for somewhere to have a late lunch. Believed to be the oldest licensed premises in York, it looked quite an interesting from the outside and I was at first a tad disappointed to find it was one of those ‘chain’ pubs. Thus my expectations were not high. However, the staff was friendly, the... More 

Thank Tricia W
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This pub stated it was the oldest pub in York though going through the door it was more Wetherspoons. I know you have to move with the times but the appeal as you walk passed was its heritage. Average beer served by a moderately friendly female member of staff. Wouldn't use again or recommend, however it was busy so maybe... More 

1 Thank mackem123456
Tyne and Wear
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Visited here on a sunny Sunday afternoon, it was dirty, drinks expensive and the staff rude. Unless you are a pretty and young person the barman ignores you.

1 Thank Aud_DTyneandWear
starreinne, Manager at Ye Olde Starre Inn, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for spending the time to leave us a review. I am very sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to Ye Olde Starre Inne, we aim to give great hospitality to all of our guests as it's our main priority, so we apologies that you didn't receive this on that occasion. On behalf of me and my... More 

Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

It is billed as the oldest pub in York and is a charming and welcoming place. There are around 6 hand pulled ales on tap. We sat outside in the courtyard. A really good traditional pub

Thank StephenBP

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Stonegate, York YO1 8AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 623063

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