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Kennedys Bar & Restaurant

#34 of 663 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British
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1 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX, England
+44 1904 620222
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Today
08:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 00:00
Mon - Tue 08:00 - 23:00
Wed - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 02:00
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a lovely lunch at kennedys! Lovely candle lit restaurant with delicious red wine & live jazz! Our waiter (Jimmy) was really friendly & helpful - thank you!!

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Thank MsWith
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My partner and I came across this place by chance on a day trip to York. We looked at the menu outside and I was instantly spoiled for choice. We had a saunter down the road, however decided to return. We had an early lunch and enjoyed a club sandwich and halloumi flatbread with pancetta and sweet potato wedges. I... More 

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Thank Nixla
Leeds
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed first visit and will certainly be going back very enjoyable relaxing atmosphere not rushed and made to feel very welcome

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Thank Dawn H
York, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived at Kennedy's on a Monday which was a gloomy day - staff were very pleasant and let us choose our seat preferably nr a radiator. We were told it's warmer at the back of the restaurant but we thought music a bit too loud and decided to sir nr the bar. Ordered our burgers which are freshly made and... More 

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Thank H9665YWsued
Karen W, Owner at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Definitely going to get the heating sorted - thanks English weather!! Make sure pop back in and see us soon. Don't forget 50% off Main Meals Monday 2-4-1 Burger Wednesdays Fizz Fridays - £15 bottles of Prosecco T&C's Apply More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went in for an early afternoon meal and while my friends had burgers I had ice cream. I really liked the ice cream and would recommend going there for ice cream to anyone. There were also good food options for vegetarians. The interior decoration of the restaurant was really nice and comfortable and I really liked the staff as... More 

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Thank Rebecca W
Karen W, Owner at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the fab review!! Don't forget 50% off Main Meals Monday 2-4-1 Burger Wednesdays Fizz Fridays - £15 bottles of Prosecco T&C's Apply More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dropped in with friends for evening snacks. The burgers were very good. Tariq's service is deeply appreciated.

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Thank Amogh R
Karen W, Owner at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review - we really appreciate it! Don't forget 2-4-1 Burgers on a Wednesday!! More 

barnsley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sunday lunch in Kennedy's bar is to die for . Fabulous food and very friendly staff.well worth a visit

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Thank dot_clayton
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We hope you come and visit us again in the near future. Call us on 01904 620222 and we can reserve a table for you. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Sunday dinner is the best we ever tasted , super high quality and plentiful , live jazz band creates a lovely ambiance and waitresses are very helpful , will definitely return in the near future to this little jewel

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Thank jks144
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. Its great to read you are coming to visit us again. Next time call us on 01904 620222 and we can reserve a table for you. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place as we were having an day/evening out at the Christmas markets. We hadn't planned to eat here but from the outside it looked a nice place so we thought why not give it a try. The service was really good and the food was good too. We shared nachos for starters and had the ribs... More 

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Thank csg c
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your email. We hope on your next visit to York you come and visit us again. More 

pontefract
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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a day out to York dropped in to grab a coffee and a bite to eat for breakfast. Waited and waited in a empty bar for two latte and a cooked breakfast and some toast to arrive. The latte was good but the food was poor. I got sausage that tasted of fruit more than meat. Cold poached egg... More 

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Thank trevkyle
Karen W, Front Office Manager at Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your email. It saddens me to see you didn't have a great experience at Kennedy's. As you can see with previous reviews we are complimented on our food and service. If you would like to discuss this matter further please email me at contact@kennedysbaryork.co.uk More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 620222
Description
Kennedy's Bar and Restaurant is unique to York, set in the quarter, just a stone's throw from York Minster, Kennedy's offers a stylish and modern setting for people to drink and dine, and features a roof top sun terrace, a contemporary ground floor bar and dance floor. Kennedy's pride themselves on relaxed friendly service and freshly prepared food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?