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The Black Swan

23 Peaseholme Green, York, England
01904-679131
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Ranked #2 of 44 Nightlife in York
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Activities: Drinking
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Went to the black swan for a evening meal with friends excellent sevice great food and the potions are huge . would advise to book in advance .

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West Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Beautiful old black and white building. Very atmospheric and plenty bits and bobs to be looking at while you enjoy a beer! In contrast outside there is a modern beer garden. Lovely place.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We came to the Swan to have drinks in one of York's oldest (and reportedly most haunted) pubs. We ended up staying for a performance of bluegrass music from musicians from York and Nashville. Totally unexpected but lots of fun with an enthusiastic audience.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Yet again, for the third year running we booked the upstairs room for our annual gathering. The food was lovely as always and the portions are huge. I had the pigeon pie. Mouth watering. Some of our group were so full they could not finish their meals. Really nice pint of guinness in this pub. The staff are very friendly... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

If your wife is keen to visit the quilting museum in York (and you're not), fear not. Park yourself in the very pleasant Black Swan opposite and drink the very well kept Timothy Taylor's Landlord until she's quilted out. There were some German's there when I visited but I'm sure our American cousins would really love it too. It's a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

A variety of dishes, great simple rustic food and big portions! Average price is £8.95 and the pies are fantastic. Great open fires and a warm and friendly welcome.

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Charlottetown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 via mobile

I came here on my first night in York for a pint and ended up going back a couple of days later for lunch. The staff is very friendly, especially the gentleman behind the bar on both occasions. The food was great and the atmosphere is just what I was looking for. Nice, cozy pub. :) Free wifi was a... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

It's an impressive building of separate rooms, good furnishings and fires. Staff were friendly and efficient and we enjoyed both food and drink (though there were plenty of menu items not available). We intended to stay for one but ended up there for most of the evening.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Went here on advice of a friend, and am so glad I took the time to find it! Great pub, with good choice of beers, and drinks. Food looked good, but, we were not really hungry. When people imagine what an English pub is like, this is what comes to mind. Quaint, local. Friendly

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Berwick Upon Tweed, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Discovered this great eatery when we took our daughter to uni today. Great food, well cooked and hot. Portions massive and not over priced. Staff all very friendly, Unfortunately I was driving so not able to try out the fine beers on offer - but I will be back to give it another go. Well done all at the Black... More

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