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The Judge's Lodging

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Open all year

Iron-railed steps sweep up to the grand entrance to this former assize court, set off one of York's old town web of narrow lanes and byways. Owning brewery Thwaites carefully and tastefully upgraded this Grade I listed building, incorporating the vaulted cellar bar and secluded cask bar into a stunning period interior. The tree-shaded terrace to the front is a popular place to dine alfresco, selecting from a contemporary, seasonally adjusted menu. Beef and Thwaites ale pie; lobster thermidor; smoked haddock fillet; or barbecue pork ribs may take the eye here; there's also a good range of small plate dishes and sharing boards.

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Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch opening: Mon-Sat 12-11, Sun 12-10
  • Dinner opening: Mon-Sat 12-11, Sun 12-10

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Real ales: Wainwright & Lancaster Bomber
  • Real ciders: Kingstone Press

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu

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