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Food & Drink for your stag weekend in York

Things are changing in the world. Leicester won the premier league, PS4’s now have virtual reality and York is one of the most up and coming places for a Stag Weekend in the UK. The little historic city of York is well known for its museums, walls and the York Minster but laying hidden amongst these well-known attractions lay some pretty amazing pubs, bars and restaurants. From craft beer to cocktails, from steak to curry, I’m going to tell you the best places to get food and drink for your York Stag Weekend.


There’s nothing better than sitting with the lads in the sun enjoying a nice cold refreshing beer. I can’t promise the sun will shine but I can tell you some amazing places to get some awesome beer on your York stag weekend.

Brigantes TavernWith an amazing selection of quality beers on offer Brigantes Tavern is the perfect pit stop for a quick beer on your York stag weekend. Brigantes serve real ales on draft, craft beers from the continent alongside quality ciders and wine. According to trip advisor reviews their Sunday dinner is pretty darn good too!

The Woodman InnLocated on Main Street, York this modern pub is not just popular with the locals but with people traveling from far and wide. You can sit back and relax in the beer garden as your trial a range of real ales served by the friendly and helpful staff. The Woodman Inn have also been praised for their high quality, fresh food, particularly the steak and Sunday dinner!


As a manly man you must be comfortable drinking brightly coloured, highly sweetened, spirit mixed cocktails to start your night. The amazing combination of flavours always manages to get me ready for a night out, so here’s the best places to pick up these beautys!

Evil EyeThe Evil Eye cocktail bar located on Stonegate, York is perfect for some pre drinks with the lads before a big night out. This highly unique bar specialise in cocktails and Malaysian cookery. Alongside the atmosphere, The Evil Eye have gained great reviews from the local community and beyond.

Bora BoraThe Bora Bora Cocktail bar on Swinegate Court East, York is the perfect place for sitting back and enjoying a range of homemade cocktails. With a concoctions that I’ve never seen before this ambitious Tiki-themed bar has a heated outdoor area and is nice for just chilling out and enjoying the vibe.


You can’t go out doing all this drinking on an empty stomach now can you lads! Be wise and eat some pies! Or you know... some pasta or chicken or something.

Jaipur Spice – If you love a good curry before a night out Jaipur Spice is not one to disappoint! As a multi award winning restaurant Jaipur Spice has excelled itself with its range of traditional Indian dishes as well as serving up special banquets for those wanting to try a range of their beautiful cooking.  Their reasonably priced menu alongside the helpful staff and modern atmosphere makes it worth a visit for your York stag weekend!

The Park Restaurant – This beautiful little restaurant serves up authentic British food and has a certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor for its outstanding reviews. Offering an 8 course tasting menu the small tasting dishes are enough to get your mouth watering and taste buds tingling. Described as ‘one of a kind’ and ‘top class’ this petite restaurant is definitely worth a try!

Winner WinnerIf you’re after a winning restaurant to feed your hungry stags look no further than Winner Winner. Offering tradition American food such as burgers, chicken, pulled pork, T-bone steak, ribs and other delicious meals this bar and grill is a sure winner for the lads. Located next to the River Ouse it’s in a perfect location close by to all York’s night-life and attractions. Don’t forget to look at the deserts menu either!

So there you have it, the perfect places to enjoy some drinks, some food and some relaxing time with the lads for your York stag weekend. Don’t forget to book some insane stag activities such as Stag vs Food, Pizza Making, Treasure Hunt Challenge or even a cheeky Nude Life Drawing class! We have it all at Gents Events and strive to take the stress out of organising your perfect stag weekend package! For more information on our other activities, or if you fancy a UK city other than York please ring one of our party planners on 0115 941 5282 or live chat with us now on the Gents Events website! 

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