Welcome to The York

Famous for cows that once grazed right up to the back door

You will find The York in Islington London within a short stroll of Upper Street, Angel Tube and Duncan Street - however you won't find another like it.

Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.

A Unique City Centre Pub with a Rich History

Until the late 18th Century, the site of our pub was open fields and part of a farm. We were first established as The York Hotel in 1851 and dairy cows once grazed up to the back door. An historic print from 1819 shows a view from outside the pub, with St. Mary's Church and bare-knuckle prize fighting on the green.

Serving up seasonal specialities and mouth-watering favourites

ONE OF A KIND

The York is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.

Where to find us

GET IN TOUCH

Call The York on 020 7713 1835.

Pop in for a pint of well-kept cask ale, an excellent range of drinks, book a table for couples, groups, birthdays or other special occasions— and ensure that everyone has a hearty bite to eat.

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