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Durham Ox

Crayke, Yorkshire

Good Pub Guide - Recommended

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Contact Details

Durham Ox, West Way, Crayke, York, Yorkshire, YO61 4TE

(01347) 821506

www.thedurhamox.com

Opening Hours

Weekdays: 12-10.30

Saturday: 12-midnight Thurs-

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Good Pub Guide Recommended

Convivial inn with interesting décor in old-fashioned rooms, fine drinks and smashing food; comfortable bedrooms

You'll find plenty of contented customers at this well run all-rounder. It's a civilised and friendly place and the old-fashioned lounge bar has venerable tables, antique seats and settles on flagstones and pictures and photographs on dark red walls; also, interesting satirical carvings in the panelling (Victorian copies of medieval pew ends), polished copper and brass and an enormous inglenook fireplace. In the bottom bar is a framed illustrated account of local history (some of it gruesome) dating from the 12th c, and a large framed print of the famous Durham Ox, which weighed 171 stone. The Burns Bar has a woodburning stove, exposed brickwork and large french windows that open on to a balcony. Black Sheep Bitter, Timothy Taylors Boltmaker and York Guzzler on handpump, 20 wines by the glass, a dozen malt whiskies and interesting spirits including one made locally and named for them; background music and board games. In warm weather you can make the most of the seats in the courtyard garden, the bottom of which offers views on three sides over the Vale of York; on the fourth is a charming view to the medieval church on the hill ? supposedly the very hill up which the Grand Old Duke of York marched his men. Bedrooms, in the main building or in renovated farm cottages (dogs allowed here), are well equipped and spacious, and breakfasts are very good. The nearby A19 leads straight to a park & ride for York city centre.

Awards

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Wine Award

Wine Award

Food Award

Food Award

Stay Award

Stay Award

Information

Accepts Credit Cards

Accepts Credit Cards

Meals & Snacks

Meals & Snacks

Sandwiches

Sandwiches

Separate Restaurant

Separate Restaurant

Cask Ales

Cask Ales

Bedrooms

Bedrooms

Background Music

Background Music

Dogs at the bar

Dogs at the bar

Dogs in the bedrooms

Dogs in the bedrooms

Dedicated children area

Dedicated children area

Ratings and Reviews

3 / 5 - 86 votes cast


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