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Masons Bar & Bistro

13 Fossgate, York YO1 9TA, England
+44 (0)1904 611919
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Ranked #52 of 677 restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $24
Cuisines: Hamburgers, British, Wine Bar
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Harrogate
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This restaurant/bar is a must, the burger I ordered was the greatest burger I have ever tasted. The staff are also very attentive and polite. I will be sure to come back again soon!

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stumbled on this place whilst late back in York, there was plenty of tables available so we went for it. It has a limited menu but the food was delicious - I had a burger off the specials board which was clearly home made - very fresh and meaty. The chips were to die for, freshly cut, fluffy and... More

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

After trying to get a table in a number of restaurants with no success we tried Masons an were pleasantly surprised. The rather basic menu was a bit of a concern as it could have had a few more options however we both found something to try and have to say it was very good. I had the fish and... More

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suffolk
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by our daughter who lives locally, being just across the street from our holiday apartment. The food was well cooked and reasonably priced, service very good, although this was a weekday evening and the place was not full.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

So good we went two nights in a row. A short menu of classic dishes - I had fish and chips on the first night, rib eye steak on the second. Both made with care from quality ingredients and well presented. Short, focused wine list - the Chilean Sauvignon the first night, and the excellent Argentina Malbec on the second... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I arrived late into York and was trying to find a decent resto, and following reviews I went to this place. It has a lovely atmosphere - classy airy decor, somewhere between old world and new. I was temped to get the burger because so many reviews talk about it, but was craving fish and chips. The chips were good... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Visited here as we had heard their burgers were nice. They were delicious, very well priced and there was plenty of it! Staff were very pleasant and welcoming - would definitely visit again!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Was recommended this restaurant by the hotel we were staying at, so glad we took their advice! My wife had the Caesar Salad, which came with 2 large chicken breasts on a bed of crunchy leaves with some fab croutons. I went for the Bacon and Stilton Burger, came perfectly cooked on a toasted ciabatta with loads of chunky chips... More

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York, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I got recommended Masons as a place to have a meal by a friend of mine. The food was amazing and extrememly filling! The portions were really generous for the price that they are! The staff were very welcoming and the atmosphere was perfect! The only thing to say otherwise is there may be a slight wait for a table... More

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Wincanton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Went to Masons this evening and had a wonderful meal. Good portion sizes, great rib eye steak and delicious chunky chips. Service very friendly and efficient. Would recommend this restaurant and would definitely return again.

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