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Vahe Bar

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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Unique and Enjoyable Drinkery

Great little bar on Goodramgate not far from the back of the Minster and is owned and run by Vahe... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
Fab Champagne!

We visit York a couple of times a year and always call in for a glass or two of champagne. Good... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Burton on Trent
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  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
May 14, 2018
“Unique and Enjoyable Drinkery”
Feb 14, 2018
“Fab Champagne!”
Central York bar, based in a medieval building with a stunning Minster view, serving a wide range of craft beers, wines, spirits, coffees and cocktails.
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
31 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
+44 1904 628344
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

£6.20 for a pint of lager - no thanks! Gents toilets were a Victorian style outdoor shelter. Really not impressed.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 504kevd
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Great little bar on Goodramgate not far from the back of the Minster and is owned and run by Vahe himself a lovely little Armenian guy. He always has a good selection of European beers, often Belgian, my personal favourite, and is very knowledgeable on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Deimos2018
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We visit York a couple of times a year and always call in for a glass or two of champagne. Good sized flutes too! There's a fab choice of cocktails, wines and beers as well. Can definitely recommend the bar but the toilets need a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MandyB333
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Last night we met friends in there. My hubby went to bar for a beer and a wine and was charged £9.30 - handed over £10 and got no change. Next round I said get me a cider as that must be cheaper. Nope -...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Helen D
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Going on what the prices are, I was expecting decent toilets. Oh was I in for a shock. To call it a lean-to in the yard was being over generous.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank wayneboyes
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This has to be the best bar in York! The beer is outstanding if you want European beer! The wine is to die for! My wife hates red wine however the owner gave us great samples and my wife now drinks red wine!!!! That's a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Colesy17
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The Vaha Bar is a cosy, but lively little gem close to The Minster in York. The atmosphere is always fun and the staff are friendly and welcoming. A great place for pre or post dinner drinks or a good evening out...

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Quite simply the best kept secret in York! Amazing selection of drinks and Vahe and Ruth make your visit extra special - a must try!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Zoe S
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

£10.30 for a disgusting small glass of white wine and a terrible pint of beer. Men's toilet are located within a shed out in the garden with no lock. Women's toilets are outdated and smell musty. Where's the closest weatherspoons?

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Adam F
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Vahe Bar is an odd place with unusual opening hours, but it's totally worth a visit. A great range of beers that aren't too badly priced, last time I was in there they even had some 2013 Cantillon in the fridge.

Date of experience: April 2017
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