Modern bars in York

Fancy something a bit modern? York’s not just known for their traditional pubs, there’s loads of modern bars waiting for you!

Order by:  Name  |  Distance from the Minster


Dusk is a laid back bar down a side street of Coney Street, it’s perfect for a relaxed drink during the day. They do have policies against big groups though.

523 metres from the Minster.
8 New St, York, York YO1 8RA, United Kingdom


metres from the Minster.
1 St. Helen’s Square, North Yorkshire, York, YO1 8QN

Kennedy’s Bar

Kennedy’s is a modern bar with two floors and a roof top sun terrace. They offer a comprehensive food menu including Sunday lunch accompanied by live jazz. The also have live bands playing every Sunday from 9pm.

376 metres from the Minster.
1 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX, United Kingdom

Oscar’s Wine Bar & Bistro

Oscar’s Wine Bar has been serving the people of York since the 1980’s, the bar offers a range of wines, cocktails, beers as well as generous portions of food.

409 metres from the Minster.
27 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, United Kingdom

Tank and Paddle

metres from the Minster.
Merchant Exchange, York, YO1 6DD

The Biltmore Bar and Grill

The Biltmore is a large modern bar on Swinegate. The bar stocks a range of cocktails, craft beers, wines and champagne and has a resident DJ every Friday and Saturday.

424 metres from the Minster.
29 Swinegate, City Centre, York YO1 8AZ, United Kingdom

The Old Bank

metres from the Minster.
6-12 Lendal, York, YO1 8AA

The Postern Gate Wetherspoons

The Postern Gate is a large Wetherspoons pub situated on Piccadilly.

1 mile(s) from the Minster.
90 Piccadilly, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9NX, United Kingdom


Drink like Vikings at York’s Valhalla bar!

metres from the Minster.
4 Patrick Pool, York, YO1 8BB

Vudu Lounge

Vudu Lounge is amongst the many bars of Swinegate and is the perfect venue if you like RnB.

445 metres from the Minster.
39 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, United Kingdom