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The Whippet Inn

15 North Street, York YO1 6JD, England
+44 1904 500660
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 North Street, York YO1 6JD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Ok, been going to York for the past twenty years and tried most of the restaurants and bars, and often ask the local bar staff/ locals where to eat, and was recommended the Whippet steak house and Bar Overall it is a nice place and...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Sunday lunch is good value for money but would be even better if the portion size was consistent on our table and between the table next to us. Although the food was delicious the roast beef portions were not the same, Some of us had...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited on the evening of 19th November for a meal. The food was delicious, well presented, reasonably priced but could have been served a little hotter. Very well flavoured though & a good size portion. The banana cake & peanut butter cream was heavenly. Good...More

Thank Spuke1505
Reviewed 3 days ago

Disappointingly reality didn't meet our expectations. This is an old small cramped pub now operating as a restaurant. We all chose the 3 course lunch, maybe that was the problem as the a la carte dishes are a lot more expensive & staff expect people...More

Thank PapaYM
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic steak.. lovely wine. Service a little slow but very friendly. Would definitely recommended!

Thank Frankie J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Rather isolated on a commercial road in the centre of York. Don’t let this put you off. Spotlessly clean and quaint on the inside. Our waiter was very knowledgable and humorous. The Sunday lunch menu is short with three starters, roast dinner and three desserts...More

Thank Gadger68
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our family had dinner here on a recommendation from our hotel - and boy were we glad for the recommendation. Do get there a little early and have a drink in the snug. The barman mixes fantastic gin cocktails and even managed to get my...More

Thank MSTBs
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's with regret that I am posting this, while I am not knocking the food I am very disappointed with the service and integrity of this establishment . I called the resteraunt to inform them of our sons age (18 & 17) as I know...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yet another great experience at the Whippet, they never fail to impress! Great food, lovely atmosphere and wonderful staff. Highly recommend the Whippet for dinning in York city centre.

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Thank Hugo L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely homely place to eat. Staff friebdly especially waitress Natalia. Had chicken trio, very tasty. Dessert lemon and poppy cake was tasty but needed more raspberry sauce. For steaks it does seem expensive. Would recommend it. Unless they have a kids menu not good for...More

Thank emur192
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Kirsty M
23 October 2017|
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Response from Eddie H | Reviewed this property |
No kids allowed
Lucy N
7 September 2017|
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Response from Martin B | Property representative |
Hi Lucy, Our Private Dining room would be ideal for you. It seats up to 16 guests so would be perfect & there would be no extra charge for the room. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us directly should you need... More
10 August 2017|
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Response from bryan i | Reviewed this property |
Yes a good range and they also make a nice Shandy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 North Street, York YO1 6JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 500660
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Welcome to the Whippet Inn, York's best Steak and Alehouse. We have now been open for just over 3 years and very proud to have marked the occasion by winning 'Best Restaurant ' in the Visit York Tourism Awards for the second time in 2016. Over the years we have raised a few eyebrows with our name, and many have said that our interior is certainly quirky if not a little risqué, all of which we love as we want to be unique and fun. When it comes to the food and drinks we serve however; we are very serious... When we set about creating The Whippet Inn our main aim was to get the best food produce we could find in Yorkshire and then pair it with real ales, lagers, spirits and wines from around Great Britain. Fantastic beef is our thing, offering you a huge range of breeds, cuts & ageing. Our A la carte menu has a huge variety of meat, fish & vegetarian dishes- so there is really something for everyone! We are open from Midday everyday serving our lunch & a lite bite menu alongside the A la carte or Sunday Menu. Our bar is an eclectic mix of Real Yorkshire Ales - right through to over 40 different gins- we maybe small but we have used every nook and cranny to ensure we have an amazing range to offer our quests. All this is delivered with down to earth homely Yorkshire hospitality. Our home from home is adult dining only, so we do hope that if you have children & find yourself with a babysitter for the night- you will take the chance to come & join us!
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