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Upmarket Square

Several up market cafe's and some fine old buildings in this square and the floral decorations were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jan W
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
This is a nice part of the city centre.

St Helens Square is a light and spacious area with some good shops, cafes etc. There are usually... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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This is a great place to meet people, shop or to be entertained by street performers, all surrounded by charming and historic buildings including St. Helen's Church and The Mansion House.
City Centre, York YO1 8QN, England
+44 1904 621756
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Several up market cafe's and some fine old buildings in this square and the floral decorations were beautiful in August

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

St Helen's Square is a lovely square and area. It's a very busy are especially with the hordes of tourists who visit this most gorgeous of cities so there are innumerable pubs,bars,cafes and restaurants and some amazing architecture ,there's also lots of gift shops in...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 4 February 2018

St Helens Square is a light and spacious area with some good shops, cafes etc. There are usually some buskers here and you get everything from pop to opera. There are also a couple of rather grand buildings to look at - The Mansion House...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Always seem to come via this square (it may be something to do with sharing a name). Busy with visitors and street performers, it is different every time. With the added attractions of cafes and restaurants including Harker's and Carluccios, it is is a popular...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Another of the places I find myself wandering through on light summer evenings after a hard days work in York.

Thank KevinRayment
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The whole of York is well worth visiting especially if you love history. I love the Railway Museum but didn't go there this trip just wandered round the City Centre

Thank lyndylu56
Reviewed 25 September 2016

York has a few squares but this one is the prettiest and has a great bench seat to relax and take in the views. While wondering around York you are likely to come across this square and I would recommend a visit here, it's worthwhile...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 15 August 2016

York Assize of Ale is a once a year charity bash based on an ancient tradition. It was great seeing all the folk dressed up in medieval garb. The Sheriff's Pillory was set up outside the Mansion House and three wet sponges at £1 proved...More

Thank sidjen2015
Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

St Helens square has lots of beautiful budings and shops and cafes etc. You are bound to pass through here several times on your travels within York.

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 23 June 2014

The square is home to some well - known shops and places to eat and historic buildings. There are benches where you can sit and take in the buildings which make up the square. Really worth craning your neck. Failing that, a bit of people...More

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