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“Great burgers”
Review of Masons Bar & Bistro - CLOSED

Masons Bar & Bistro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $24
Cuisines: British, Wine Bar
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed May 4, 2014

Finally got round to going in here on Easter Monday for an early tea. We both ordered burgers and when they came we wondered if there had been an error as both of us had got 2 patties in our focaccia buns (would we have got a 4 pattie burger if we had ordered the double cheeseburger?!?!) Anyway the burgers were very tasty, chips lovely & crispy. They had a slight coating on so weren't homemade but as long as they're good I really don't think that matters. Onion rings were tasty too. Would definitely recommend if you like good, generous portions and the service was attentive.

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Thank RinaRogers
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Reviewed April 27, 2014

I live in York and go to Masons quite regularly and the quality and and quantity of the meals served have never disappointed. Being vegetarian I usually have either the mushroom burger or the veg chilli, both of which are fantastic, but there is a whole range of fantastic meals, most of which are home made and use locally sourced ingredients.

The staff are always friendly and the decor and the atmosphere inside are fantastic - especially the original features from when the building was a grocer's store in the early to mid 1900's. Fossgate is a fantastic up and coming street for food and drink, and Masons is one of my favourite places on the street.

You need to be *very* hungry to manage three courses though, so share a starter and save space for some pudding!

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1  Thank evilsmoothie
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Reviewed April 27, 2014

We went there with some friends after a pint in The Hops. You cannot book a table at this bistro and we were lucky to be seated that day. All of us ordered burgers but different once and everyone left full and happy! Great quality and tasty food. Warm and welcoming atmosphere, friendly stuff. We definitely will be back!

Thank Katrina C
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Reviewed April 26, 2014

We decided to try Masons instead of going to another chain restaurant. The food was amazing and a very generous portion. I got the chicken skewers, with rice, salad and pitta breads. My boyfriend got the chilli burger, with chunky chips, onion rings, salad AND a bowl of chilli con carni! The mayonnaise on the burger was really fresh and home made. The burger was also on a ciabatta, which made a nice change. Staff were very friendly and attentive. Overall this really made our trip to York worthwhile, thanks!

Thank sacha D
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Reviewed April 24, 2014

This was a great find. The house wine was excellent and the food was very tasty and great value.
The staff seemed to be genuinely happy and provided a very prompt and efficient service. The background music was a good mix and the perfect volume to allow for conversation.
I would definetely visit again.

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Thank IzzywizG
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