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Ye Old Shambles Tavern

Restaurant - Pub

44 Shambles, York, YO1 7LX

Tel: 01904 633005

Ye Old Shambles Tavern

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About us

Historic tavern selling over 120 Yorkshire Ales, including our own Shambles Tavern Light, Dark, Bitter and Cider. Our freshly prepared, locally sourced food (much of it from the adjoining market), includes 8oz rump steak with trimmings, Whitby wholetail scampi, Yorkshire cheeseboard, local award winning pork pies .

We have Indoor and outdoor seating areas, dog friendly (downstairs and outside areas) and our outside seating area faces out into the market place providing a relaxing place to watch the world go by. 

You are always assured of a warm welcome from our friendly and knowledgeable staff.


Opening Times

* Mon - Sat - 08:30 - Late
Sun - 9.00 - 21.00

Closed Christmas Day

Last orders 2 hours before closing (or if sold out of fresh food).

Licensed until 23:00 but doors close at 21:00 unless busy.



  • Disabled access - Downstairs area only.

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • Covers - 80
  • Specialities - Gluten free limited cakes/salads.


  • Baby changing facilities


  • Facilities for groups

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups


  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018
  • Trip Advisor AwardsTrip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

Road Directions

Situated on the Shambles historic street in the city of York. Access via 2 entrances (Shambles Street and Shambles Market).The nearest railway station is York Train Station, which is 0.5 miles away.

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