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The Doormouse

RR - RRR, British,
84 Shipton Road, York YO30 5YA, England
+44 871 432 9005
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (15 reviews)
“prawns” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
84 Shipton Road, York YO30 5YA, England
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our son daughter in law & Grandchildren for lunch, the bar staff explained if we wanted to order ourselves to sit to the left or right of the bar or if we wanted table service to sit in the carpeted area. We...More

Thank Jo E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant, although far from fine dining is a safe choice for good food and attentive service. We have never had a poor meal here and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I'm surprised by some of the reviews of this place, its either changed very recently or we were extremely lucky. Our experience was fantastic with brilliant table service and extremely good value with the 'weekend treat' menu. The quality of the steak was superb and...More

Thank Kingrichard111
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Was served by a young lad on the bar and was ready rude when ordering drinks. Asked for ID in such a rude way hinting I was underage, I went to the car to get my ID. And when I returned he turned to the...More

Thank daniellabrogan16
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Now this is an odd little place, we get there for 5 and its empty. We are seated, ordered our drinks and food, whilst we are selecting our dinner and they had to go check if available, back and fro. Finally we order and the...More

Thank elmlea22
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Food is fine, and our only real complaint on our most recent visit was that we’ll before closing on a Sunday evening the pub had run out of many dishes, even steaks. Well located down a long narrow drive, care needs to be taken to...More

Thank PaulausTirol
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Service is very slow behind bar gets busy at times without extra staff,nice place to relax and have a meal but service slow,I would hate to have a meal when really busy would I go again. Yes next time in York.

Thank Colin L
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Staying in York came across The Dormouse. Great outside space overlooking a lovely green park. Food and service was excellent.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Visited for a family birthday and wish I had taken more notice of reviews . Nobody seems interested in serving you and when they do its painfully slow.The place was empty but the wait at the bar was ridiculous.Food was reasonable but after waiting at...More

1  Thank Steven B
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub..Shame about the staff,just so slow waited 20min for a drink,wasn’t even busy,would have stayed for the evening but just wasn’t willing to be kept waiting for so long each time...other customers didn’t look overly impressed with the drink service...bit of a shame really...Staff...More

Thank Danielle B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Shipton Road, York YO30 5YA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 871 432 9005
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