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The Durham Ox - Pub in Yorkshire

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Westway Crayke, York, YO61 4TE, Yorkshire
England, United Kingdom

Michael Ibbotson
+44 (0)1347 821506(landline)

Settles, fires, happy staff and delicious well-sourced meals at this country pub - great for those visiting York and the Moors

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At the picturesque top of the Grand Old Duke of York's hill is an L-shaped bar of flagstones and rose walls, worn leather armchairs, carved panelling and big fires. There are two more bars to either side, a wood-floored extension with exposed brickwork and a dapper wine-themed restaurant that draws all and sundry. Chalkboards above the stone fireplace and seasonal menus list game terrine with homemade chutney, prime Yorkshire rib-eye steak, frites with béarnaise sauce and rich sunken chocolate tart. The Bar Bites menu and the Sunday roasts are inevitably popular. There's a coffee shop serving homemade truffles, and a garden with a marquee for frivolity. The long views across the valley are stunning; in summer, flowers burst from stone troughs. Peacefulness 20 minutes outside York.

Children welcome
Children of all ages welcome in some public rooms (highchairs not necessarily available).
Wireless internet access available in the bar.
Vegetarian meals
Good vegetarian options on the menu.
Dogs welcome
Dogs welcome in some public rooms.
Handpumped ales
Pub serves four or more handpumped ales.
Wine list
Pub serves eight or more wines by the glass.
Food all day
Food is served all day long.

Guest feedback
"We spent three lovely days in the Green Room. Durham Ox is an emblem of hospitality at it's best. The staff is welcoming and warm, attentive to all your requests. The junior suite was perfect, with a coffee and tea corner, to relax and watch TV. Breakfast menu is sumptuous, with excellent variety. We had dinner twice (out of 3 days!) and it was a delight. "

Yehuda - jerusalem, Israel

August 2017

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Lunch & dinner £8.95-£26.95. Bar meals from £6.95. Sunday lunch from £14.95.


Open all day.


Westway Crayke, York, YO61 4TE, Yorkshire


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