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The Graduate

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, British, Pub
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6-12 Lendal | Town Centre, York YO1 8AA, England
+44 1904 541284
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri 10:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to watch live sport there. Huge screen, comfy seats and 2 pitchers of cocktails for £14! Student venue but not swarming. Excellent and would go again.

Thank Ellie C
Wallsend, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had a drink but food is available. Big screen for sport, football was on. Barman was friendly. Nice and clean.

Thank _hazel_wilkinson
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

A wonderfully chilled out atmosphere with a good menu, really nice food and extensive alcohol choices.

Thank Emily W
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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1,549 reviews
900 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 550 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Called in here expecting rather more sophisticated surroundings but had a pleasant drink nevertheless. It has a sort of 'student pub' air about it. Food is not expensive by York standards and menu has many of the staples one would expect of an establishment of this kind which has what might be termed 'good pub grub'. Breakfasts are served and... More 

Thank profjoypc
Leeds, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

called in the graduate for lunch today havent been for a while and the place has deteriated its quite dirty and very tatty .The staff were very nice though had a burger and chips the burger was very nice but the chips were cold obviously veen stood for a very long time they brought us some fresh when we complained... More 

Thank tricia g
London, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

The pub Looks like it is going to be a good venue. The bar service was so slow, no eye contact and customers were being served out of turn. I ordered my food after standing at the bar for over 15 mins, then 25 mins later they came to my table to tell me they had no baked spuds. The... More 

Thank Adrian O
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Cheap and cheerful student type drinking pub. Two for one cocktails are very reasonable and there's a good few draught beers. Would never expect a gourmet meal here but great for watching the football.

Thank Philip R
York, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Maybe I should have read the reviews first...seeing as they have over twice as many 'terrible' reviews as they do 'excellent' would have given me the hint to stay away... First things first, it's January and it was dead (not a problem), however with both me and my partner working in hospitality you know that when it's dead you clean,... More 

Thank KitBagel
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner went into the Graduate for a quick drink before going for a meal. We were instantly disappointed as they only had 1 cocktail smoothie and it wasn't even on the drinks menu, to add to our disappointment we noticed the bar was sticky and there was food on the bar that had obviously been there a... More 

Thank Joshua R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Bar appearance very appealing, slow staff whom are low in mood, however impressed that you have rekordelig on tap. Short but to the point. Cheers for the free wifi.

Thank Georgia H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
American, Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-12 Lendal | Town Centre, York YO1 8AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 541284
Drink upstairs, chill in the living room, or sit at the kitchen table downstairs and watch the game. Awesome pub in York with something for everyone. Plenty of screens showing Sky and BT Sport. Great food for sharing, from southern fried chicken, to barbequed ribs and burger n a drink. Downstairs, you'll find living room armchairs, little cubby holes, and a kitchen table for 10 complete with your own screen and a even a sink! Free printing available, with USB a plug sockets everywhere.

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