Cittie Of Yorke is a pub that boasts the longest bar in Britain. It is a grand historic pub which attracts a good crowd who enjoy their beer. Meals are served at a set price but a buffet service is available in the downstairs bar. Catering for private parties is also available upon request.
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Venue Details & Map
Cittie Of Yorke
22 High HolbornKing's CrossLondonWC1V 6BN
- +44 (0)20 7242 7670
- Public transport:
- Chancery Lane, Underground
From the second I stepped into this pub I got a strange feeling of deja vu and nostalgia. Maybe I was a 20th century English pub-patron in a past life. I'll take it.
I really enjoyed the dim lighting and the large space this unexpected pub provides. This Sam Smith pub is fabulously priced, despite being essentially right in the middle of the Chancery Lane, financial services area. Though...more
Visited Cittie of York this evening, and found it consistent with the recent April review of this year. It is architecturally fascinating, and has that wonderful dark-wood-paneled City-of-London vibe. Yes, they charge less for the Samuel Smith Ales too - prices are £2.90 for a pint, which is really not bad for London. I didn't order food so I cannot comment on that. If you can, however, try...more
I'm an American who actually worked at this pub at the end of 2008. It's a Sam Smith's pub, though it's changed ownership since then. So, I don't really have anything current to say on service and food.
As for history, this place is just fantastic. It's one of the oldest (if not THE oldest) continuously operating pub in London. The oldest piece is the oven in the center of the main room....more
What a wonderful pub. I have discovered that whenever you have friends or family from out of town (or visiting from another country), the Cittie of Yorke is the kind of place that gets them excited.
When walking in you find yourself stepping back in time, and even the prices are from yesteryear! Sam Smiths prices are very good, especially for London, and the pubs themselves are incredibly...more
This is a beautiful vintage bar that oozes history. It's definitely a place to go at least once whilst your in London.
However, don't make the mistake of ordering any food as this place could easily feature on kitchen nightmares. Burger had tough leathery reheated frozen mince. Lasagne seems to lack any mince whatsoever. The waitresses were great through and gave us a full refund. I'll...more