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The Rook and Gaskill Inn

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Open today: 16:00 - 00:30
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Fantastic selection of beers

We called in here after going to a show at the barbican on a Friday evening. We didn’t have... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
mbellamy71
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Shipley, United Kingdom
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Beer & Pizza

We really enjoyed the beer and pizza at this pub. If you like pepperoni and jalapeño combinations... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
LisaMarie61
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Chicago, Illinois
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All reviews great pub great selection of beers on tap cask ales real ale well worth a visit landlord pint pubs barbican
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

We really enjoyed the beer and pizza at this pub. If you like pepperoni and jalapeño combinations, they have one called Diablo (or something close to that) and it is delicious. We couldn't stay for quiz night, but it looked as though it was drawing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LisaMarie61
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Obviously quite a quiet time to visit and there was no blaring music! Very helpful barman for directions to the station. A huge range of ales available. Useful if slightly tacky outside rear seating area. Indoors it was smart and clean

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank R N
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I didn't visit all the pubs in York but of those I did this was the best for choice of cask and keg. Friendly, knowledgeable service. Didn't try the food. A good atmosphere.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I live local to the rook and gaskill and whilst never a regular visitor I have in the past enjoyed popping in here for a pint after work or on the way home after a few drinks in town. So after a few drinks around...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Was having a lovely evening with a large group of friends and we went to Rook & Gaskill where we spent a fair bit of money between us. Noticed a man in a checked shirt staring at us - admittedly we weren't being quiet, but...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Lots of great pubs in York, but despite its extensive selection of draught ales and ciders, I don't regard this as one of them. Some excellent beers, and the service is friendly enough, but the pub itself is a bit of a dump. There was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AliAl-Aswad
Reviewed 29 March 2018

This is generally a decent pub with a good range of beers, but the quiz night (Thursday) is absolutely dreadful and I would refuse to return even if paid. The evening resembles a rugby club disco (music so loud you must shout to hear yourself...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank alanfar
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Unrivalled selection of beers and cider, and a very good menu consisting of great freshly made burgers, chilli, nachos and fresh pizzas made in a wood-fired pizza oven. I highly recommend the burgers in particular.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jason S
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We called in here after going to a show at the barbican on a Friday evening. We didn’t have anything to eat so only commenting on the selection of ales And what a selection they have!!! Must be nearly 30 ales on draught. They even...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mbellamy71
Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is a really nice town pub hosting a huge selection of real ales, lagers, ciders etc. Prices are a lot more reasonable than in the town centre. Cant comment on the food as Ive not eaten here but friends say its good (food is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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