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The Lowther

$$ - $$$, British,
8 Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW, England
+44 1904 622987
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (29 reviews)
“cake” (16 reviews)
“chicken” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International
$$ - $$$
8 Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW, England
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Went here yesterday for a bit of lunch. It was much quieter than most of the pubs in York at this time if the year, which I would describe as "ridiculously packed". I had a bacon, chicken and cheese melt with fries which was delicious....More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

After shopping we were looking for a quiet place to get a drink and something light for lunch What a find this turned out to be we found ourselves in nice clean surroundings and found beer reasonably priced for once around £1 per pint cheaper...More

Thank 273davyd
Reviewed 30 October 2017

lovely place, lovelyt stuff, lovely food, lovely view, lovely vibe, lovely position! it is absolutely....LOVELY! both suitable for a romance dinner, or simply a night out with friends!

Thank ro76187785
Reviewed 18 October 2017

A quick pit stop to recharge our batteries. A good riverside pub. We visited in the day. It looks like it will be a lively place in the evenings, opening until well past my bed time :-)

Thank illustratedman25
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Lovely pub facing the river, 5 star food, prices amazing, why go any where else, 2 breakfasts for £10, big and very tasty, wonderful friendly staff.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely looking pub. Ideal location especially on a nice day sat outside, table service, sat at the side of the river watching the boats and geese.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Sat out for a family lunch and were pleasantly surprised . The food was very good, all 4 of us were happy with our different dishes.All very reasonably priced. and ...The ladies loos were clean on the day we visited .

Thank tulullah
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

2nd time I've been 2nd time I've nearly broke my neck on their steps. £4 a pint it's not even a nice pint. If you want to sit outside take a seat and it's waitress service. You can not buy a pint ask for a...More

Thank Amanda L
Management response:Responded 2 October 2017

Hi there, Thank you for leaving a review with us, it gives us a great insight into our customers thoughts. You mentioned £4 for a pint, which I can assure you is very well priced in the centre of York. Also, we have several large...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017

We had dinner hear twice, the home made food is terrific and very reasonably priced. The drinks are about the cheapest in York too and the atmosphere is good.

Thank Maxpower_13
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

3rd time we've been here for for breakfast, and they never disappoint. What's not to like about 2 full English breakfast for £10. Food is always hot after been freshly cooked to order. Pub area has always been well presented and clean, reminds me of...More

Thank alanisherwood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub, International
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 622987
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