Lamb & Lion Inn

“Modern British with cosmopolitan touches in the old city walls” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE

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Our View

Seamlessly grafted into the ancient city walls of medieval York, the Lamb & Lion pleases all comers, young and old, locals and visitors. The undisputed classic of the kitchen is the chef’s pie of the day served with green beans and bacon, chunky chips and real ale gravy. Elsewhere, things get more cosmopolitan, with dishes like Cawood heritage tomato risotto topped with Lowna Dairy goats’ cheese bon bons and finished with white truffle oil; and pan-fried Atlantic stone bass, celeriac purée, samphire and East Coast mussel bisque sauce. To finish, there's pannacotta with chille Yorkshire rhurbarb, crème patissière and crumble.

Lamb & Lion Inn
2-4 High Petergate, YORK, YO1 7EH
Phone : 01904 654112

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 40
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 3
  • Dinner served from: 5
  • Dinner served until: 9
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 21
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 11
  • Cuisine style: Modern British

About The area

Discover North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire, with its two National Parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is England’s largest county and one of the most rural. This is prime walking country, from the heather-clad heights of the North York Moors to the limestone country that is so typical of the Yorkshire Dales – a place of contrasts and discoveries, of history and legend.

The coastline offers its own treasures, from the fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood Bay to Scarborough, one time Regency spa and Victorian bathing resort. In the 1890s, the quaint but bustling town of Whitby provided inspiration for Bram Stoker, who set much of his novel, Dracula, in the town. Wizarding enthusiasts head to the village of Goathland, which is the setting for the Hogwarts Express stop at Hogsmeade station in the Harry Potter films.

York is a city of immense historical significance. It was capital of the British province under the Romans in AD 71, a Viking settlement in the 10th century, and in the Middle Ages its prosperity depended on the wool trade. Its city walls date from the 14th century and are among the finest in Europe. However, the gothic Minster, built between 1220 and 1470, is York’s crowning glory.

 

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