Best beer garden in York

In the heart of York’s busy city centre, nestled away from the hustle and bustle, lies a hidden gem that offers a delightful escape from the urban chaos.

Best beer garden in York - covered space that's dog friendly

A tranquil oasis away from the bustling city centre

Welcome to The Whippet Inn’s Secret Garden, a sanctuary where guests can indulge in delectable food and drinks amidst a serene outdoor setting. Over the years, it has undergone various transformations, adapting to the changing seasons and circumstances. From a magical winter wonderland during the COVID-19 pandemic to a sun-drenched haven for cocktails, chilled rosé, and sparkling wine, this secret garden promises a truly unforgettable experience of dining al fresco in York.

Culinary delights and refreshing libations

The Whippet Inn takes immense pride in its carefully curated menu, featuring an array of mouth-watering dishes prepared with locally sourced ingredients. Whether you’re a carnivore craving a succulent steak or a vegetarian seeking innovative plant-based options, the restaurant caters to diverse tastes and dietary preferences.

To complement the gastronomic experience, The Whippet Inn offers an impressive selection of refreshing libations. From handcrafted cocktails mixed with precision to an unrivalled English sparkling range. there’s a drink to suit every occasion and palate.

One of the most alluring aspects of The Whippet Inn’s Secret Garden is its ability to transport guests from the nearby busy city centre to a tranquil oasis in the blink of an eye. The garden’s secluded setting, shielded from the noise and commotion of urban life, allows patrons to unwind and revel in the beauty of nature.

The best dog friendly beer garden in York

With a name like The Whippet Inn, how could we say no to our four-legged friends. Dogs are welcome in the garden. We currently don’t take bookings for the garden on-line but feel free to pick up the phone or email and we will make sure you are allocated a garden table. Dogs are also welcome in our interior front dining room.

Best beer garden in York - covered space that's dog friendly
What people say

I had my 45th Birthday party in the garden and it was lush. It's a perfectly tucked away jewel with a cool Ibiza-type vibe. The team made us all feel so welcome and even our dog Saffy was treated like a princess!


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