These are 25 of the best pubs in Yorkshire according to CAMRA's Good Beer Guide 2020
Us Yorkshire folk love a pub - so much so that it's said in York alone there's a pub for every day of the year.
By Sarah Wilson
Tuesday, 17th September 2019, 3:17 pm
Yorkshire CAMRA pubs
With all that choice, picking a great spot for a pint can feel a little overwhelming. Luckily, CAMRA's Good Beer Guide can make that next pub crawl a little easier. This is a selection of 25 of the best pubs from across Yorkshire according to their 2020 guide.
This 1930s pub has been run by the same family for 45 years and has a cosy feel with three different seating areas. It has three beers that rotate regularly and CAMRA recommends the good value lunches too.
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This inn has a historic feel, dating back to the 18th century. It's located in the old town of Bridlington and at the rear sells 10 craft-brewed beers in converted stables, highly recommended by CAMRA.
Though it's comprised of one large space, this pub caters to a diversity of ages and tastes. Sports play on live TVs, live music is often provided, and changing beers are sourced nationally.
Boating one of the least-altered interiors in the city, CAMRA has recognised St John's Hotel as having a regionally important historic pub interior. The pub hosts regular beer festivals and is a friendly community local.
Nautical memorabilia decorates the walls of this old fashioned inn, which is partially divided into a bar and restaurant area. For warmer weather, there's an outside area for enjoying the pub's four rotating beers.
A charming village pub that wraps around a large tree and features low wooden beams within. CAMRA recommends the three real ales on offer, which include two from Dark Horse. There's two separate dining rooms for eating.
Five changing beers are on offer at this famous 1829 pub, which is a great spot for watching the ships on the Humber float by. There are several cosy rooms to drink in and there's an additional function room available for hire.
Like many pubs in and around York, this pub in Bishopthorpe claims to be haunted, with 16th-century origins. It's a Sam Smith's pub and has a welcoming ambience as well as good food with options for vegans and vegetarians.
This cosy pub serves beers chosen from the SIBA list which are often local. It also has a lot of events on offer, including music on the first Friday of each month and a monthly Saturday disco with karaoke.
Though food is at the forefront of this pub, CAMRA recommends the well-kept Yorkshire ales. It also has great views of Nidderdale and plenty of cosy seating along with a pool table and dartboard.
Taking its name from father of the American Navy John Paul Jones, this pub is a reminder of a battle off the nearby Flamborough Head during the War of Independence. Five handpumps offer rotating guest beers.
This small bar overlooks Harrogate's stunning Montpellier gardens and is recommended for its daily live music sessions. Here's you'll find beer from local breweries which usually includes one dark beer.
A lovely community local pub, The Slip Inn has a sheltered beer garden with heaters along with two bars and a snug. It hosts regular beer festivals and also has traditional pub games on offer.
Recently refurbished, this pub is recommended by CAMRA for its real ale and cider which only recently returned. There's a front bar and separate function room for live music on the weekends.
This pub was saved from demolition in 2004 and restored to its former Edwardian glory by Chantry Brewery. It reopened in 2014 and is recognised by CAMRA for its historically important interior, craft beers and real ciders.
Twelve handpumps adorn the bar in this pub, which serves over 100 beers from around the world. It's operated by Abbeydale Brewery and a recent refurbishment has made the interior look smart and welcoming.
This pub is the brewery tap for the Sheffield Brewery, just a stone's throw away. There are at least six guest beers on offer, sourced nationally from independent breweries. A beer garden at the back overlooks the River Don.
Sheffield's White Lion is a Grade II-listed pub with lots of small rooms along with a larger concert room. CAMRA recommends the cask-conditioned beers - which always include a vegan option - along with their whiskies.
This village pub has a large beer garden and stocks regional and local beers from breweries like Acorn and Nailmaker. It's the sister pub to the Talbot Inn.
Most improved CAMRA pub of 2017, the three changing beers on offer here are well worth a try in one of the two cosy rooms. Families and dogs are welcome and food is served on certain days throughout the week.
Once home to industrialist JFE Wainhouse, this pub is now a lovely Grade II-listed Gothic-fronted building with five changing beers on offer to patrons. Food is served in the evenings and on weekends.
Notable as West Yorkshire's first community co-operative pub, this is a welcoming spot with diverse clientele and at least one vegan beer and one dark ale always stocked. CAMRA recommends the upstairs beer garden.
Winner of a heritage railway award, this pub has gorgeous features including wood panelling and a tiled floor. CAMRA recommends the competitively-priced beers and real cider from the handpump.
This is a great town centre pub which was refurbished in 2011. It has eight real ales with four regulars and four guests - usually from local breweries. Bar meals are also on offer.
Located on the edge of the city centre, this is a three-storey pub with five real ales served alongside two ciders. One of the pumps is dedicated to dark beers and there are also a healthy range of draught and bottled beers.