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York beer gardens: 10 of the best bars and pubs for drinks in the sunshine

York isn't all churches and cobbled streets - the city has an impressive range of beer gardens perfect for sunny weather.

With summer almost upon us and the weather looking up, we've rounded up the best beer gardens York has to offer.

When it comes to a good view with your pint, it doesn't get much better than The Habit. In this rooftop beer garden, you'll be treated to a stunning view of York Minster - as long as you turn up early enough to grab a seat.

1. The Habit, Goodramgate

When it comes to a good view with your pint, it doesn't get much better than The Habit. In this rooftop beer garden, you'll be treated to a stunning view of York Minster - as long as you turn up early enough to grab a seat.
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Opened in 2018, Spark: York is a collection of shops, restaurants and bars housed in trendy shipping containers. On a sunny day it's the perfect spot for eating, drinking and browsing outdoors.

2. Spark: York, Piccadilly

Opened in 2018, Spark: York is a collection of shops, restaurants and bars housed in trendy shipping containers. On a sunny day it's the perfect spot for eating, drinking and browsing outdoors.
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This traditional tinder-framed pub hides a gorgeous beer garden out back. It's got ample lighting, heaters and comfortable seating as well as a wide selection of beers.

3. The Eagle and Child, Petergate

This traditional tinder-framed pub hides a gorgeous beer garden out back. It's got ample lighting, heaters and comfortable seating as well as a wide selection of beers.
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One of the first stop on York's "Micklegate Run", Gibsons' beer garden is tucked in a more remote location behind the bar walls. As well as beers, Gibsons also offers great deals on 241 cocktails.

4. Gibsons, Micklegate

One of the first stop on York's "Micklegate Run", Gibsons' beer garden is tucked in a more remote location behind the bar walls. As well as beers, Gibsons also offers great deals on 241 cocktails.
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