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“Good Start to a night out.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Whippet Inn

The Whippet Inn
Ranked #31 of 850 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Steakhouse, British, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Welcome to the Whippet Inn, York's newest Steak and Alehouse.We have now been open for just over a year and very proud to have marked the occasion by by winning 'Best Restaurant ' in the Visit York Tourism Awards 2014. So far we have raised a few eyebrows with our name, and many have said that our interior is certainly quirky if not a little risque, all of which we love as we want to be unique and fun. When it comes to the food and drinks we serve however; we are very serious... When we set about creating The Whippet Inn our main aim was to get the best food produce we could find in Yorkshire and then pair it with real ales, lagers, spirits and wines from around Great Britain. Yorkshire beef is our thing offering you 28 day or 40 day aged beef but we have something for everyone, be it, lunch & a lite bite, dinner or just a drink in our bar.Our bar is an eclectic mix of Real Yorkshire Ales - right through to over 30 bespoke gins- we maybe small but we have used every nook and cranny to ensure we have an amazing range to offer our quests. All this is delivered with down to earth homely Yorkshire hospitality. Another of our aims was to create a place where our guests could enjoy themselves with friends over dinner or to have a relaxing drink in the bar , a kind of home from home
Swineshead, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Good Start to a night out.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2013

We booked this based on the reviews it got on a recent night away in York.
It is a very nicely decorated restaurant, a bit quirky.
I had a burger and my other half had a steak which were both good. The waiter was very helpful and knowledgeable about the selections of drinks and foods on offer.
A decent pub with a nice atmosphere and good food and drink.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Hidden treasure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2013

You'd never have noticed this place from the outside, it just looks like your standard pub and when you walk through the doors it's not what you expect at all. The food was lovely, amazing veggie food too. The wine was great and the staff were so friendly and attentive. We arrived really late in the evening but didn't feel rushed by them at all. Such a nice feel to the place and there was a cute little bar at the front, really unusual.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Wonderful night out.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

Great service, food, beer & wine! Lovely place for a great night out with friends. Wonderful fillet steak!

Visited August 2013
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent nite out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2013

Delightful place. Very attentive staff and food was excellent. Steak was to die for and the Vegi options were good. Good wine list and nice place to dine. Minor downside was their Espresso machine went down. Nice quirky choice of food

Visited August 2013
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
“Lovely friendly atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2013

I had drinks here with friends and we were impressed by the barman, who was friendly and welcoming. He was happy to talk to us about the history of the pub and came over to check if we wanted anything else when we had finished our first round of drinks. I also liked the fact that there was a nice selection of local ales on tap.

Visited September 2013
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