Eating Out York

Pubs and Beer Gardens

Family Friendly Pubs and Beer Gardens in and around York

Our great Samuel Smiths pub is wonderful for kids as there is a huge garden out the back with a play area. We serve delicious home cooked food daily. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner which you can eat in or take out. We also serve coffee and drinks. This is a great place for groups and parties and we offer catering and table service.

Opening times 11:00am- 23:00pm Monday to Sunday and Saturday 11:30am- 23:00pm

46 Main St, Bishopthorpe, York YO23 2RB

01904 706190


The Trembling Madness or Delirium Tremens, the DT’s for short, has been around since people have been drinking intoxicating liquors. Step back in time and save yourself from the dreaded “gallon distemper”, and see every animal, but the pink elephant!
Our medieval ale house has survived times of great hardship, starting life as part of the first Norman House in York in 1180AD, while our Craft Beer Mansion sits upon the site of a 15th century Augustinian friary, and has a rich history of housing many a local celebrity!

Voted UK’s Independent Craft Beer Retailer of the Year 2019

We are a small, independent company that specialises in quality alcoholic drinks. Our shops stock more than thousands of products, carefully selected from an even wider range, and proudly house one of the widest ranges of craft ale in the UK.
Our medieval ale house, located on Stonegate, near the York Minster, is one of York’s most famous pubs. Its Madness sister, a Craft Beer Mansion, located on Lendal by the Museum Gardens, boasts an even wider selection of guest ales on tap, and is already on the road to becoming part of the legacy and “institution” people lovingly refer to as “The Madness”.

All our goods are shipped directly from Trembling Madness in York.

York Delivery // Under £30 // £5.00 per order
York Delivery // Over £30 // Free Delivery

Local Delivery
York Same Day // Madvan // Orders before 4pm
York Next Day // Madvan // Orders after 4pm

If you are unsure of your area, our system will let you know at checkout, we also serve villages on the ring road including Strensall, Haxby, Wiggington, Copmanthorpe, Shipton by Beningborough, Wilberfoss, Poppleton, Earswick, Bishopthorpe, Dunnington, Stockton and Forest.


01904 415848


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Eagle & Child

Fresh food that is locally sourced. The menus change seasonally and monthly specials.

Good baby changing facilities and nice food for kids with kids cutlery. Games/toys/colouring stuff for kids. Also not judgy if you want a glass of wine with your lunch (which occasionally my friends and I enjoy!)

RS, Sept 2018

Our go to for good quality beer and wine and our little boy is always looked after. A absolutely child friendly pub that is still a pub. Great Sunday lunch too

SB, Sept 2018

Opening Hours: 11 to 11 Sunday to Wed, Closed Midnight Thursday to Saturday.

9 High Petergate, York, YO1 7EN
T: 01904631536

Marcia – Bishopthorpe

Enjoy relaxing in our traditional bar or dine in our restaurant with open fire.  We serve home-cooked food and we have a great selection of drinks including cask ales, wines, spirits and soft drinks.

29 Main Street, Bishopthorpe, York, YO23 2RA
T: 01904 706185

Rose & Crown

We are proud purveyors of our famous pies and ales. We have a carefully designed seasonal food menu available Thursday to Sunday. We host a great selection of ales, lagers and up to 70 different malt whiskies. We are child and dog friendly with a big beer garden and car park.

‘We had about 30 for Sunday lunch for my daughters christening, we had our own room and the food is amazing x’

BF, Jan 19

13 Lawrence Street, York, YO10 3BP
T: 01904 659393

The Cottage Inn – Haxby

Family run business always adding new dishes whilst keeping the classics.

115 The Village, York YO32 2JH
T: 01904 763949

The Dormouse

Rustic country pub serving seasonal pub food and a selection of cask ales and fine wines.

Clifton Park Avenue, York, North Yorkshire,YO30 5PA
T: 01904 640682

The Lysander Arms – Rawcliffe

Lysander Arms pub has a lovely beer garden with play equipment

ZJ, Aug 2020

Sunday lunch is amazing and they have a great outdoor play area x

KF Sep 2019

NOTE: There is a ‘no pushchair policy’ on a Sunday at this pub

The Lysander Arms, Manor Lane, Shipton Road, York. YO30 5TZ
T: 01904 640845

The Ship Inn – Strensall

Family run, family friendly traditional Yorkshire pub, serving homemade proper food! A great selection of real ale, spirits & wines. Well behaved dogs welcome! Since 2010, it’s been Martin, Irene & the crews aim to bring the pub back to the village and the village back into the pub.

23 The Village, Strensall, York, YO32 5XS.
T: 01904 490302

The Walnut Tree – Heworth

Has a traditional bar welcoming dogs and showing live sport. There are separate lounging and dining areas as well as a garden with kids play area and BBQ for sunny weather. Most food is cooked from scratch and they can cater for different dietary requirements. Check out their Facebook page for upcoming events/offers.

The Walnut Tree, Heworth Village, York, YO31 1AN
T: 01904 438888

The Woodman Inn – Bishopthorpe

Serves a modern British seasonal menu and local guest ales. Families welcome and there is a purpose built adventure area for the kids.

16 Main Street, Bishopthorpe, York, YO23 2RB
T: 01904 706507

Tickled Trout Inn – Bilton-in-Ainsty

Located on the outskirts of York and a short drive from Wetherby, Harrogate and Leeds, we are a country pub with accommodation. Offering traditional English dishes served to a high quality along with dishes with a more contemporary twist we make sure our customer service matches the high standard of the food.

Church St, York YO26 7NN
T: 01423 359006