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The Punch Bowl, Clifton, York

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134 Lowther Street
YO31 7ND
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Alex Conway left this review about The Punch Bowl

A poor locals dive pub not far from the city center. this pub attracts a lot of the down and out types from the Groves area and thus is not the most pleasant place to have a drink.
Drunken regulars falling over and swearing at my half past seven visit, they had obviously been in there all day.

the drinks selection is very dire with the only bitter being John smiths at a reasonable £2.40, four hand pulls but no sigh of them being in use for a very very long time.

a slight saving grace was the large games room in the back that allowed us to have a quiet game of darts away from that hustle and bustle of the bar were the chaos was happening. A very eerie pub for regulars that passers by are probably best avoiding.

On 3rd October 2015 - rating: 5
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Old Boots left this review about The Punch Bowl

A single room, brightly lit and noisy community pub near the hospital. A thirties pub that's been messed about with. Bench seating mixed with tables and chairs in modern fabrics that matches the carpet. Two T-bars of low end kegs and four unused handpulls with John Smiths branding. Decorated with a few nice photos of York landmarks otherwise plain, there's a big screen in one corner but on Kerrang radio during my visit, there's a games machine in another corner. Mixed local salt of the earth clientele.

On 19th August 2014 - no rating submitted
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peter ashworth left this review about The Independent

Under renovation at the moment (Nov 2010)but still open,and according to a local the pub has reverted back to it's former name The Punch Bowl.

On 16th November 2010 - no rating submitted
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Map location corrected by Jim Newell
York, 1.1 miles, 21 min walk (show)
Poppleton, 3.42 miles, 1 hr 5 min walk (show)
Hammerton, 9.26 miles, 2 hr 58 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Punch Bowl, York
14th Sep 2016, 10:04
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14th Sep 2016, 09:26
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Pub Details

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  • Darts : Yes last updated 03 October 2015 by hondo .
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 19 June 2008 by hondo .
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 17 April 2014 by Alan Hurdle
  • Real Ale : No last updated 17 April 2014 by Alan Hurdle
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