Guy Fawkes Inn

4.5
736 reviews
£25 and under
British
Dine by candlelight in our restaurant, featuring gas lamps, roaring fires and timber floors. Serving simple, traditional British food skilfully prepared from fresh, quality, locally sourced ingredients, our restaurant is the perfect place to withdraw from the world and relax.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 736 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.6
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KevinG
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined 18 hours ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The table service was attentive & the food very nice indeed. In the rear courtyard there was a lack of heaters (compared to the central courtyard)

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vipGaryFleming
London
19 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just had the best pie ever for lunch and coupled with the amazing service by all the staff would highly recommend and will definitely be going back very soon.

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MikeC
Central Coast
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience3

My steak pie was a delight. It must be so tough these days to keep us dinners comfortable, they had gas heaters and blankets. Still when it's 38F and raining its not ideal to eat outside.

I'm going back on Saturday for some more pie and Landlord beer

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FoodiefromKent
Edinburgh
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Ate in the courtyeard on a very rainy evening, but the umbrella kept us dry and the food was very good - good quality pub food. The bread was really nice. I had a barnsley lamb chop, my husband, the pie and my daughter the sausages. Portion sizes were generous but it was so good we cleaned our plates. I would visit again

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vipMPLStransplant
London
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Our Sunday Roast at Guy Fawkes was very nice. The staff were quite busy so food and drinks were a bit slow to come out but was a nice evening with good food and good portions at a reasonable price. Highly recommend for the ambiance though in the garden which was very well set up in particular to accommodate during covid restrictions.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had their award willing steak pie and didn’t disappoint.
This one of my favourite pubs in york.
Highly recommend

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Lindag
Yorkshire
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food. Service brilliant. Covid safe. Lovely outdoor area.

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Smithy
Yorkshire
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Felt very covid safe. Lovely outdoor area with heaters and blankets. Lovely Sunday lunch.

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MAURICEH
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely pub with great food and a good price. Staff very friendly and accommodating and nice tables , blankets and heaters were a great idea to. Definitely recommend going!

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OpenTable Diner
Lincolnshire
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and service will definitely be visiting again

OT
OpenTable Diner
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was lovely

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The venue was lovely very relaxed and they provided blankets for comfort as it was a bit nippy outside.
Food is top notch. A great find and will most certainly be returning. Great job!

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Claire
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a lovely time we had , great place and excellent staff . Booked to go again !

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teresam
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food menu ..great atmosphere ..helpful staff loved it ..booked again already

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JanetL
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Enjoyable atmosphere food was enjoyed by us all would definitely go back.

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catherinem
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was really lovely. Great service, lovely atmosphere. Would strongly recommend

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OpenTable Diner
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 30 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have made bookings and ‘wined and dined’ here. 4/5 times now since the re-opening of the pubs. I had never being to this pub before, and it honestly is my new favourite place to go with friends/family. The staff are amazing, they are extremely professional yet super friendly and you can speak to them on a personal level. The food is great and not too over priced for the location and ambience of the restaurant itself. The courtyard has a great atmosphere and is always lively (with heaters and blankets for when it gets cold!). Last night there was an incident where a man caused a scene, however the staff were incredible and they ensured everyone was OK and not affected by the situation. I honestly couldn’t ask for a better ‘local’ as I only live 15 minute walk away. I’ll be back soon🤗

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PhilD
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 29 April 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely food brilliant staff will visit again

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CharlotteI
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 28 April 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience1

Table next to us were smoking and very close, was told this was permitted we were eating and it was not pleasant
Main course ok. Brownie was dry

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PhoebeK
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 26 April 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Had a really nice time, was warm enough outside & food was nice. Staff were super friendly & helpful.

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Toria
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 26 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was lovley...and lovley history to go with it

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LydiaP
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 26 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

amazing service, great portion sizes, and gorgeous outdoor seating area. tables are a bit close together so we found ourselves overhearing neighbouring tables but the music was good and the dinner was great, and it didn’t feel too busy. will definitely be returning soon!

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AndyJ
Yorkshire
4 reviews
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Booked a table Sunday evening are table was ready for us when we arrived I had soup to start very nice n warm my wife and I had the roast beef and Yorkshire pudding which was nice but the veg selection was poor and not enough for 2 ppl
Wife had a pudding which was very nice overall very nice great staff

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OpenTable Diner
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing a and we had a private corner to ourselves which was lovely

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MeganL
London
1 review
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service from all staff and lovely food in their courtyard. Not much sun, but they did have blankets and one heater for later on in the afternoon

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OpenTable Diner
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous as always

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EmmaH
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely meal for what it cost, really good chips and onion rings! Other half had the burger which he really enjoyed. Would have stayed for drinks and dessert but it was just cold being seated outside but what can ya do!

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BeverleyH
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed our lunch, food excellent. Will be back 😀

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Chalky
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely place . Staff very friendly . I would highly recommend

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Herbacious
London
4 reviews
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We had lunch in the well designed new section of walled garden - lovely staff and nice atmosphere. Music was a bit too power ballad rock for my tastes when we arrived but was changed to a more gentle ambiance. The food and wine was good and my baked cod was really tasty -best fish dish I've had for a while. For a first al fresco meal post lockdown it was fab and all the better for a sunny courtyard and a cold glass of sauvignon.

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SamG
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nothing was a bother at all, food was amazing & staff so attentive. Very safe environment.

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OpenTable Diner
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 22 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a pub! By far the best we have eaten in, the service was fantastic!, staff were extremely helpful and polite, the food was the best!! If you like pies you really need to go for the “Famous Guy Fawkes pie!” It’s the absolute BEST!! Don’t take my word for it, this place is a must if your visiting York! , I tried the lamb and lion and could not get out of that place quick enough!!

Big thanks to all the staff at Guy Fawkes!! We hope to see you again before the year is out!!

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SimonT
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 22 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We had a lovely meal with lovely service.
Looking forward to going back and being able to sit inside.

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Dino
Yorkshire
3 reviews
Dined on 22 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed our lunch. Lovely staff and very comfy seating area. Food was excellent as was the service. We will return.

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MichelleW
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 22 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was top quality and beautifully presented, definitely will book again and would definitely recommend

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Diana
Yorkshire
8 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Sat out the back. Was lovely and quiet and cosy. Never been to pub before but will definitely return 😁

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OpenTable Diner
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a lovely pub!! Lovely food, lovely staff and lovely service, by far the best in York!!

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DAVIDW
Dusseldorf Area
1 review
Dined on 19 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice beer garden medieval building! Lovely food , good atmosphere and service would use again !

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HowardB
Hampshire
1 review
Dined on 19 April 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience4

The food when it arrived was really good, we had the steak pies. However the service wasn't really good enough. Took an hour to get our main and a beer we ordered never arrived. Staff never really engaged with us. Not sure we would go again if this was typical of the service.

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WiktorD
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 19 April 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Well done good food and price service little slow but overall excellent

FAQs

Guy Fawkes Inn is rated 4.5 stars by 736 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.