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Guy Fawkes Inn

25 High Petergate, YORK, YO1 7HP

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The Gunpowder Plotter was born on this spot in 1570, in the shadow of York Minster, a fact which adds a frisson to the pub that has done business here for centuries. It is a darkly atmospheric, history-steeped den with an interior akin to stepping into an Old Master painting, with roaring log fires, wooden floors, gas lighting, cosy nooks and crannies, and cheerful service that suits the buzzy vibe. Menus change regularly to keep step with the seasons and daily chalkboard specials follow a hearty modern pub grub course, treating great local produce with honest, down-to-earth simplicity. Expect hearty main courses such as a porcine plateful of braised belly and seared loin of pork with a pig's cheek, black pudding and braising jus, pan-fried salmon with mussel and cockle chowder, or North Sea pollock with minted crushed peas and proper chips. And for afters, it's sticky toffee pudding with clotted cream.

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Tel: 01904 466674
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Open all year.
Sunday lunch available.
Days closed for dinner: Sun

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Traditional British
Chef: John Griffiths
Number of seats: 32
Children welcome.

 
 
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A64 onto A1036 signed York & inner ring road. Over bridge into Duncombe Place, right into High Petergate

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