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Bay Horse, York

55 Blossom Street
York
YO24 1AZ
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about Bay Horse

Given its proximity to Micklegate and the city centre, this old-school local comes as a bit of a surprise. The multi-room interior - no doubt altered somewhat over the years - retains a bit of understated charm in a semi-traditional way. It proclaims itself to be a John Smith's house on the façade, but the two real ales on from a total of six handpumps were both Black Sheep - the regular version and the Holy Grail (£3.35).

On 13th March 2016 - rating: 6
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Alex Conway left this review about Bay Horse

An old no thrills locals pub on blossom street. inside the pub is quite dated and in need of a spruce up but nothing too major. there were two sets of eight hand pulls on the bar but only two were in operation (Black sheep bitter and hobgoblin) and i suspect this is usually the case. my Black sheep was in a nice condition but not as nice as the pint i had in the longboat moments before but was cheaper at £3.10.
This pub was nice enough to stop off in for a drink and was reasonably comfy with carpets and nice seating, i would return for one or two if ever around again but its nothing extremely special.

On 13th December 2015 - rating: 6
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Malden man left this review about Bay Horse

An attractive old building with three separate rooms, there is an attractive fireplace with a clock above and swan and heron motifs. Mostly carpeted, seating at green leatherette banquettes, chairs and stools. A side room has an unusable dartboard unless a major rearrangement was to take place. After a long day's crawl around York I found the sloping floor to be a bit disconcerting. I caught the last twenty minutes of the England v Lithuania game in here, a good number watching but without any bother or nonsense.
Beers on were Roosters 41 degrees South and Purity Mad Goose IPA with one unclipped. Another set of three pumps at the end of the bar were unclipped too and possibly unused.
B&B is available here with five en-suite rooms. Live music is advertised and there is a Thursday quiz. A solid pub with what looked to be a regular following.

On 30th March 2015 - rating: 6
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Map location corrected by hondo .
York, 0.45 miles, 8 min walk (show)
Poppleton, 2.98 miles, 57 min walk (show)
Hammerton, 8.83 miles, 2 hr 50 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Bay Horse, York
13th Mar 2016, 12:18
Review submitted by Just a quick pint, then I'm off
 
29th Jan 2016, 12:19
Request to add pub to area York Central by ROB Camra approved

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  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 13 August 2013 by hondo .
  • Beer Festivals : Yes - May - last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Darts : Yes last updated 13 August 2013 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 13 August 2013 by hondo .
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