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Masons Bar & Bistro

#118 of 664 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
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13 Fossgate, York YO1 9TA, England
+44 1904 611919
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 19:30
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Fri 17:30 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a Family meal, lovely welcoming independent restaurant & bar. Food reasonable price and very good quality. Loved the burger, and chips fantastic. Daughter's Steak was nice and wife had Salmon fish cakes which were also great. Would highly recommend.

Thank I9883SJjohns
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this place years ago when it was under different management and had a fantastic meal. Tonight was a lot different sadly. First the good, the atmosphere was nice and warm, the staff welcomed us and we're very friendly, we'd booked a table of 4 and we're seated promptly. The waitress was pleasant and had a joke around with... More 

Thank Arron D
Watford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here after suggesting getting a burger for dinner. Good burger, with chips and onion rings. Exactly what we were after!

Thank Thomas C
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, staff are really friendly and good vegi options. Would recommend the parsnip soup! It's doglet friendly and they do cocktails!

Thank Lydia S
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, wonderful atmosphere but the end of the night was rained by an awful smell of sewage coming from the toilets which unfortunately spoilt the evening. Such a shame.

Thank sg2taylor
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended from a colleague at work and this place is a hidden beauty! All the food was gorgeous with lovely staff 😊

Thank Josh L
county durham
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

OMG this is an absolute find! We called for drinks on the Friday, and ended up booking for sat night meal. We all had starters and gourmet burgers. The food was to die for! The staff were so lovely and nothing a problem. Will def be back x

1 Thank bluecazza
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178 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely small pub/bar. Great attentive staff. We were a huge group out for our works Xmas night and this place was perfect. Small and not busy. Great price drinks but only house wine by glass which was disappointing. Food was pub food but really good.

Thank culz
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Came in by chance, fabulous sandwich and best chips I've had for ages. Service was excellent a very good place to eat and chill

Thank Carol H
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This bistro is a fantastic find and off the tourist track, although it is only a 5 minute walk from The Shambles. I have tried both the burgers (exceptional) and the curry which was on special (loved it!). There is occasionally live music and the whole place has a good atmosphere. Warm and not glaringly lit (like so many bistros... More 

Thank HellholesLtd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Fossgate, York YO1 9TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 611919

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?