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The Punch Bowl

) #143 of 689 Restaurants in York $$ - $$$ , British,
7 Stonegate, York YO1 8AN, England
+44 1904 655147
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“pies” (26 reviews)
“mulled cider” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
7 Stonegate, York YO1 8AN, England
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1 - 10 of 626 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Whenever my wife and I visit York, we come here for at least one meal during our stay. Although it is 'fast food' it is always tasty and plentiful. This time was no exception. We both had cod & chips, and it was delicious. Also,...More

Thank Aljen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Punch Bowl on our second night in York. Good selection of beers and thankfully a decent cider on draft. The Punch Bowl is renowned for it's pies and the reputation is well deserved. Our chosen pies came with really good mash and plenty...More

Thank lorraineg202
General Manager A, Manager at The Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the review and great rating Lorraine we are glad you enjoyed your visit to our pub. We hope to see you again on your next visit to York :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the fish and chips, came out and was so greasy, the fish if you can call it that was grey. Had a few mouthfuls and had to leave as I couldn't eat anymore. Spent the rest of the day with excruciating stomach pains. Will...More

Thank LeeLee16
General Manager A, Manager at The Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Can you confirm it was the punchbowl on stonegate you visited and not one of the other 2 Punchbowl's in the city it doesn't sound like our fish as we only use cod fillets And our oil is changed daily that we fry our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were staying at the Travelodge Piccadilly which has the Postern Gate Wetherspoons on its doorstep, indeed five steps takes you from the Travelodge to the Pub without the fear of getting wet if it happens to be raining. Whilst we ate...More

1  Thank Proper_Geordies
General Manager A, Manager at The Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review we appreciate you taking the time :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got my Sunday Roast here, it was a little more than other Pubs, but worth it. It was a big meal, with lots of veggies. Fun setting, and good beer choices

Thank john g
General Manager A, Manager at The Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review John we are glad you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this pub and were dragged in by the sign stating there were three ghosts that lived in. We were lucky enough to get table service as it wasn't too busy when we arrived. The food was excellent and full of flavor. It...More

Thank Matt W
General Manager A, Manager at The Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a lovely review of our pub and our staff, thank you Matt. So glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to York for many many years and have eaten in this pub at lease a dozen times, always great food and lovely friendly staff. This time, went into toilets, one out of use the other no seat. No soap in dispenser. Dryer...More

Thank phil s
General Manager A, Manager at The Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Phil, thanks for leaving us this review, we take all feedback seriously both positive and negative. We are glad to hear you've dinned with us in the past and enjoyed the food and the staff, and I can only apologise that this time round...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my mum just been and had our tea here the staff can't do enough for you my mum has limited mobility and has a scooter they said park it round the back so I did and one of the customers came out to...More

Thank jillhp
General Manager A, Manager at The Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted to hear you had such a good time at the Punchbowl. We are very proud of staff and our guests so its good to hear from happy customers like yourself. We look forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for quick drink in the afternoon and it was very cosy. It's a very traditional pub with wooden beams and there is a little room in the back with fairy lights which was very nice. I would go back and try the...More

Thank Jennifer C
General Manager A, Manager at The Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Well Jennifer we can assure you the food is as great as it looked :) Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a nice review and we will hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great wee pub good selections of drinks, food as always is very good, friendly staff. nice atmosphere. :)

Thank tonydowie
General Manager A, Manager at The Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Always good to hear from a happy customer Tony. Hope to see you again soon

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
realMadferret
Are you having any family celebrations for New Year's Eve or know of any pubs that are ? Thanks
November 7, 2016|
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Response from Diane A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure why I've been sent this question. I'm not a pub. I wrote a review on one. Hope you find a party place.
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Tina B
Can tables be booked?
August 19, 2015|
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Response from Meg S |
Yep! Although, there are limited tables available, so booking a day or two in advance is best.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $20
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Stonegate, York YO1 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 655147
  • E-mail
Description
Please note, there are 3 Punch Bowl Pubs in York City Centre, we are NOT the Wetherspoons on Micklegate, please ensure you have the correct page before posting your review.

You will find The Punch Bowl in Stonegate York within a short stroll of York Minster, Blake Street and St Helens Square - however you won't find another like it.Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.The Punch Bowl is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.
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