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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.

The Fossgate Social is one of York's prettiest beer gardens, decked out in glittering fairy lights and disco balls as well as featuring a shed for patrons to enjoy their drinks in.

5. The Fossgate Social

The Fossgate Social is one of York's prettiest beer gardens, decked out in glittering fairy lights and disco balls as well as featuring a shed for patrons to enjoy their drinks in.
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If you're looking for something a little more upscale, The Starr Inn the City is a great choice. Its riverside location makes it extremely popular with tourists and locals alike during the summer.

6. The Star Inn the City

If you're looking for something a little more upscale, The Starr Inn the City is a great choice. Its riverside location makes it extremely popular with tourists and locals alike during the summer.
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With its convenient location right beside York Minster, The Lamb and Lion beer garden is the perfect stop-off for a pint after a long day meandering around York city centre.

7. The Lamb and Lion, High Petergate

With its convenient location right beside York Minster, The Lamb and Lion beer garden is the perfect stop-off for a pint after a long day meandering around York city centre.
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Stonegate Yard is built inside an old Georgian townhouse, and their beer garden is just as pretty as you might imagine. It's a great spot for a more quiet early evening drink in York.

8. Stonegate Yard Bar & Brasserie, Stonegate

Stonegate Yard is built inside an old Georgian townhouse, and their beer garden is just as pretty as you might imagine. It's a great spot for a more quiet early evening drink in York.
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