Set inside a magnificent 185-year-old building is Kuda; a huge York club set over three floors. Combining its sophisticated bars and massive club space, it serves as the perfect venue for quiet after-uni drinks or for a mahoosive night out. An amphitheatre of atmosphere, state of the art LED lighting technology, beautiful surroundings and ultra-high quality sound system make for one of the best nights out York has to offer.
One of York’s most popular student clubs is Club Salvation. Located smack-bang in the middle of the city centre. With three rooms pumping the best chart hits, there’s something for everyone whatever your music taste. Big student nights include Saturdays and their infamous ‘Salvation Wednesdays’. They also have a load of VIP packages if you’re feelin’ fancy.
Set on the river just off Coney Street is York’s Vodka Revolution. It’s dubbed as one of the best bars in the whole of York, with regular DJ nights, innovative cocktails, and food 7 days a week. Set inside a historical building (it used to be home to the Yorkshire Herald Newspaper), the bar has been designed to have an urban feel to it. Revolution York also has a load of offers through the week, including happy-hour 2-4-1 cocktails in the evenings, and 50% off all food on Mondays.
The Stone Roses Bar
The Stone Roses Bar in York is a cool bar inspired by the band located on King Street. With a whole loada’ music, sport, DJ club nights, and live music, it’s always worth checking out to see what they’ve got going on. They also have loads of drink offers, including triple offers, 2-4-1 offers and £2 bottles.
With free entry and opening hours till’ 4am, Vudu Lounge is a firm favourite amongst students. Hosting brilliant DJ nights every night of the week, there is never a dull night at Vudu Lounge. There’s also plenty of drink offers, including 2-4-1 cocktails, £2 bottles, £2 jagerbombs and £1 shots.
House of the Trembling Madness
Critically acclaimed for its premium range of ales and ciders and creative food menu is House of the Trembling Madness. The small independent tavern also run beer festivals, and has mobile bars at events and festivals. Having been around since 1180AD, House of the Trembling Madness has become one of York’s most famous drinking spots.
If you like beer, food, and the odd bit of silliness; it may be worth popping to York Bier Keller. Located on Toft Green, Bier Keller has a range of beers, ciders, wines and cocktails; often in two pint steins, so make sure you’re thirsty! There’s also a variety of German cuisine such as pretzels, and tasty German frankfurters to soak up all the booze. There are also events and live shows, all taking place in Bier Keller’s authentic beer hall.
The Golden Fleece
Famously known as the most haunted pub in York, and one of the most haunted places in the UK is The Golden Fleece. The Golden Fleece is the oldest inn in York, with a quiet and friendly atmosphere, with traditional food and drink. Many guests have reported seeing the ghost of late Lady Peckett wandering the endless corridors and staircases in the small hours, including ghostly apparitions and moving furniture- creepy!
Evil Eye Lounge
King of the York cocktail scene (and reportedly one of Johnny Depp’s favourite bars) is Evil Eye Lounge. Both a cocktail bar and Malaysian restaurant, the bar serves delicious food throughout the day and is a late cocktail bar by night. With over 70 cocktails on the menu, a heated garden and a velvety lair upstairs indeed make a visit a real treat.