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Beautiful building.

St Sampsons Church is a beautiful redundant church located in Market Place in York. The church... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Neil K
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Mid morning snack

For the over 60s all food very fresh good choice of sandwiches and cakes coffee and tea always... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
Jennifer M
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25 Jul 2018
“Beautiful building. ”
21 Feb 2018
“ Mid morning snack”
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Dating back to the 12th century, the church was damaged in 1644, restored in 1848, and finally taken over by the York Civic Trust in 1974 to serve as a senior citizen center.
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Church St., York YO1 8BG, England
+44 1904 652247
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

St Sampsons Church is a beautiful redundant church located in Market Place in York. The church looks awesome with its fine stone tower and intricate stonework windows, their has been a church on this site since the 14th century and in fact the door is...More

Thank Neil K
StSampsonsCentre, Manager at St. Sampson's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you! Sadly often over looked by passers by... We are still the cheapest food prices in the City but still the quality to back it up. We have a variety of events taking place at St Sampson's Centre nowadays - Bingo, quizzes, information stalls...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

For the over 60s all food very fresh good choice of sandwiches and cakes coffee and tea always hot would recommend pie and mushy peas. Everything is very reasonable prices

Thank Jennifer M
StSampsonsCentre, Manager at St. Sampson's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thanks Jennifer! Those pies are award winning as well! Thanks Badger hill butchers!!! Centre Manager

Reviewed 7 December 2017

Popped in here for a snack on a trip to York Christmas Market. We had coffee and toasted tea cakes. The coffee was just wonderful, really surprising, but the tea cake was one of the best I have ever tasted. It was so light and...More

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StSampsonsCentre, Manager at St. Sampson's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post this. Please visit us again :) Centre Manager

Reviewed 31 August 2017

Called in the church just for a cup of tea and a sit down. Finished up with a lovely snack and some cake as well as the tea. Lovely place to call in. Friendly helpers. Plenty of choice of hot and cold snacks. Good prices....More

Thank Margaret H
StSampsonsCentre, Manager at St. Sampson's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thanks Margaret! Please visit us again! :) Centre Manager

Reviewed 4 February 2017

St Sampson church backs on to the Shambles, so following a stroll around the Shambles what a better place to warm up with a descent cup of something and some hot food at a very convenient price can be found in St Sampson's church, If...More

1  Thank Davejb2014
StSampsonsCentre, Manager at St. Sampson's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you Dave! We tend to be busy from 11am till 1pm most days. Take care :)

Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Lady on doir challenged me and said I did not look over 65 so not allowed in. I am 50. Surely age can not be stipulated. It should be open to everyone.More

4  Thank JOYO399
StSampsonsCentre, Manager at St. Sampson's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Sorry for the delay in response (having access to this is a new venture), I am sorry you left feeling this way. Since I have taken over the management role we have implemented a slightly relaxed view on age and accessing our service; we have...More

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Good place to pop in good prices, and a friendly atmosphere. Staff friendly and helpful premises spotless

2  Thank richard c
StSampsonsCentre, Manager at St. Sampson's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thanks Richard! Sorry for the delay!!! I believe we are still as you describe us!! Take care :) Richard Whittaker Centre manager

Reviewed 29 August 2016

Walked in to get of of rain, and was pleasantly surprised. This redundant church was now a Social centre. We stopped and had a drink and ham roll. Then some singers came on stage to sing. Whiled away a few pleasant hours on a rainy...More

2  Thank Pendley
StSampsonsCentre, Manager at St. Sampson's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you Pendley! We did our best and 2 years on we still do! As long as one member of a group is over 60 we don't have a problem :) All the best :)

Reviewed 27 August 2016

Will definitely go again and tell others about this place. Lovely and clean.Excellent hygiene.YES ,amazed they cater for GF and other food intolerances.So was able to have a tasty sandwich .My husband had a really good meat pie and gravy .Comfortably seated .If we had...More

3  Thank Roslyn D
StSampsonsCentre, Manager at St. Sampson's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you Roslyn! Sorry for the delay! Everyone says the same thing - St Sampson's does get over looked (maybe it's because every ones looking at the Minster!) We hope you're still coming in. Another thing often overlooked - our courtyard. Almost a bit of...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

St Sampson's Church in York is the place to go for a light lunch or coffee,what a bargain,two sandwiches and two teas and change from a fiver can't be beaten.Run by the church and lots of very helpful volunteers they are able to offer this...More

2  Thank BettyToole
StSampsonsCentre, Manager at St. Sampson's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you Betty! Church services are now the first wed and third wed of the month from 11:45am till 12:15pm. All are welcome. 2 years on and two teas and two sandwiches is still under a fiver! - £4 to be exact. Hope you are...More

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