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The Lowther

) #300 of 694 Restaurants in York €€ - €€€ , British,
8 Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW, England
+44 1904 622987
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (28 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International
€€ - €€€
8 Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Sat outside this venue by the river which was lovely as you could order drinks from your table and the staff were friendly and efficient however after being forced inside due to rain I was very disappointed. The outside promised an oldie woldie pub but...More

Thank mixedrose
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for somewhere in York to have a meal that was not Italian and found the Lowther on Tastecard. I have a number of food allergies and when I mentioned this top the staff they could not have been more helpful! The menu...More

Thank WinstanleySW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited The Lowther for the first time two days ago for lunch, we were not disappointed. The Lowther is in a perfect setting overlooking The River Ouse and serves great food at a very reasonable price. Lunch was so good that we decided to...More

Thank Valdonsa
Reviewed 1 week ago

As it was a nice warm day, I decided to sit outside. The seating area is separate to the rest of the pub and right next to the river and city cruise berth. The seating area was very busy but managed to get a table....More

Thank daveinkent44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch while sightseeing in York. There's plenty of seating; the menu has lots of choice with both pub grub favorites and more hearty meals and the kids were welcome. We were served quickly, a bonus when you've got hungry...More

Thank KPL0ND0N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for a light lunch las Monday (19th) when it was really hot and sunny. Sat outside next to river and had a pint, a prosseco and nacho's. More than sufficient for what we wanted and pretty good value. They had a more comprehensive...More

Thank ManfrogMann
Reviewed 16 June 2017

A group of 11 of us visited on Wednesday evening to celebrate my nieces 16th birthday. We had a table reserved so we could all sit together. The food was good although it took nearly an hour and 1 meal missed off altogether and another...More

Thank Gillian-york
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

My friends and I visited here and sat outside in the sun. We ordered a bottle of prosecco as it was my friends 60th birthday. The very young waiter brought the bottle out with the customary plastic glasses but because it was windy, a couple...More

Thank scrappy485
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Thanks Daryl for great customer service, definitely return again, good atmosphere and good character Love from Eilidh and Elliot Morton

Thank Eilidh R
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Great views from the outside seating and plenty of indoor room when the clouds burst and everyone runs from the rain. Great to have coffee on the riverbank surrounded by geese and goslings.

Thank Gaynor O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 622987
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