Shambles Tavern reaching a worldwide audience from Shambles York and the Shambles Market.

We have a fabulous outside seating area looking out onto the Shambles Market and we are open from 8.30am, 7 days a week (kitchen closes at 8.00pm)

Shambles Tavern, have now been awarded the highly revered Good Food Award – Gold Seal for 2018.  The Gold Seal is the highest accolade bestowed by the Good Food Awards and is reserved to those achieving our award for three consecutive years or more.  Premises must maintain the same exceptional standards that gained them initial entry into our awards over a three year period.  Truly making this achievement the marque of distinction.  These premises have demonstrated exceptional levels of food quality, service and value when compared to industry benchmarks in their category and have now maintained this formidable standard for four consecutive years. In recognition of this achievement they have been duly awarded our highest accolade the Good Food Award – Gold Seal for 2018 | Good Food Award Winners in 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.


Driven by our local top-quality products, freshly cooked and presented by our dedicated chefs has earned a Trip Advisor Customer Excellence Award and a 5 Star Hygiene Rating.

Indie York – Putting York’s independent businesses on the map

York is a hotbed for a huge variety of independent businesses, and it’s these places that give the city its charm.  The cobbled streets and historical sites here form a backdrop for all these establishments to be envied, and together make York a unique place to live, work and visit.

Supporting Local Businesses: Many of the products served from our menu, including our hand-cut Rump Steaks, Whitby Scampi, Yorkshire Pork Pies, Yorkshire Ham, Farm Sausages, Burgers, free-range eggs and salad products are sourced daily fifty yards from our door. All from our local butchers, fishmongers, shambles market traders and local retailers.

Wall of Ales: Yorkshires brewers and micro breweries invest care and passion into each of their beers. We take pride in offering you these Yorkshire cask, keg and bottled ales for your enjoyment.