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The Black Swan

Peasholme Green, York, England
+44 1904 679131
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Nice meal again

We have been going on holiday to York for many years and always end up going for a meal here, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Caroline B
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Super chill and lovely atmosphere

Was visiting some friends in the North Country and they took me to the Black Swan for a pint. It... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Lyndsay H
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“great pub” (9 reviews)
Peasholme Green, York, England
+44 1904 679131
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going on holiday to York for many years and always end up going for a meal here, the choice is massive, the portions are even bigger and I have always found the staff very helpful and friendly, the only point I would...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Was visiting some friends in the North Country and they took me to the Black Swan for a pint. It was a bit dank, but that is really up my alley. The atmosphere was perfect for us; easy to have a conversation, and being a...More

Thank Lyndsay H
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Popped in for a pint and a foot rest. Meant to be haunted but unfortunately the only spirit we encountered was vodka. However, the service was polite and the building was interesting. Next time I hope to stay longer and meet the ghost. Great place...More

Thank Kaywaiting
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Came here for food with the family and the portions are massive so you definitely get your money's worth but the customer service was excellent as well.

Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Rang before to check they could fit the three of us in - all seated within half an hour. Only seemed to be beef for the roast option - but no bad thing. Big servings with two yorkies, roasties, mash, carrots, red cabbage, peas and...More

Thank MammaT
Reviewed 19 December 2016

My partner and I visited here for Sunday lunch on 18/12/16. The bar itself wasn't exactly busy and the (I'm assuming) owners of the pub were making drinks at a leisurely pace. After 20 minutes of standing and waiting, we decided to leave. As we...More

Thank FauxerB
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I visited The Black Swan on a day out around York with my Mum in November 2016. We visited a tonne of pubs & bars across York throughout the day and whilst most were fantastic, the Black Swan was our favourite. The pub has a...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 14 November 2016

If you are looking for a traditional English pub when in York, I would recommend trying The Black Swan. The food was excellent, the portions huge, and the price reasonable. We had a group of 13 and everyone was very pleased with their food. The...More

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Pub with real character, lovely Landlady and fantastic Ploughman's - would definitely recommend a visit and a pint of their Ale. Its just outside of the centre but easily accessible and well worth the trouble.

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 9 September 2016

First up, I want to praise the two ladies who served us today, in the bar and kitchen. We asked for a Ploughmans with no foods that are unsuitable for my pregnant wife - and they gave us that with congratulations and a smile. This...More

Thank johndickinson200291
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