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Student Local

Had a night out in York. Ended up here until around 2am in the morning. The cheapest drinks in York... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
Phil L
Great little pub by the riverside with Good Grub

Called in Saturday afternoon, lovely outside seating area but bit of a wait for table, inside busy... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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11 Feb 2018
“Student Local”
27 May 2018
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8 Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW, England
+44 1904 622987
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Tight management on the hottest day of the year meant no service and frustrated customers. What a useless place. Money down the Ouse. Queued for ages, no staff.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ErnieTraveller
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Had a night out in York. Ended up here until around 2am in the morning. The cheapest drinks in York you will come across, £1 jagermeister's etc. But its abit of a dive as you can imagine its full of students just getting as drunk...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Phil L
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We visit the Lowther every time we visit York. We called in for Sunday lunch at around three in the afternoon, and the food was hot and fresh. The three meats on offer were well cooked, and the vegetables were fresh, and the cauliflower cheese...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely discracful service. I will be posting more apology is not acceptable in my my opinion. admittedly I purchased a bottle of wine from the restaurant we had just been been to however we had already purchased drinks from the lowther Including a glass of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Kaz L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Called in Saturday afternoon, lovely outside seating area but bit of a wait for table, inside busy too but got seats upstairs. Large Pinto Grigio £5.00. Good Value Food, especially for York, tasty and plentiful. 8oz Steak £12, hot baguette £6.95. Decent service lovely location...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best afternoon teas I've had for a while the scones were hot and really nice the cream cake melted in your mouth and sandwiches just cut to a nice finger size really enjoyed it good of you at The Lowther...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I like lowther, and still go there often, however almost without fail I find the bouncers to be, at the best, rude and at worst aggressive and borderline violent for little reason. This is probably a result of seeing lots of drunk students but I...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank simsams2
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great views across the river with outdoor seating - for when it is warm. Simple tasty food and a good range of drinks. Has numerous 'happy hours'. A place you should visit if going to the Grand Opera House, £:50 as opposed to £6:00 for...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Ian B
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

An excellent afternoon by the river. Great food great service and great value. Not to be missed. A real gem of a place.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 131DavidT
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We booked a table, was not clear where to go for table. Had to go through bar to ask, did not appear to be expecting us or very interested when we were there as bar staff were standing around and didn't communicate whether we should...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lisa C
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