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Golden Ball

2 Cromwell Road
York
YO1 6DU

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Opening Times

Regular

Monday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday5.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Friday4.00 pm - 11.30 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.30 pm
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Operator

Community co-operative

About the Pub

In the residential Bishophill district, this is a fine Victorian street-corner local. It has an impressive glazed brick exterior and was extensively refurbished by John Smith's in 1929. Identified by CAMRA as having a nationally important historic pub interior and is Grade II listed, it has four very different rooms - a main bar, back room, comfortable lounge and snug. Outside is a large south-facing beer garden. This is now a community pub (run by a cooperative) where several local societies hold their meetings.

There are seven handpumps with three permanent ales plus three changing guests. Bread and fresh eggs from local suppliers are on sale in the bar as well as selection bar food and nibbles are available such as scotch eggs, pork pies, and nuts. The pub hosts traditional bar billiards games and community group meetings, as well as open mic, folk and quiz nights and exhibitions by local artists.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Acorn Barnsley Bitter
  • Ainsty Assassin
  • Timothy Taylor Golden Best

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Salamander --varies--
  • Salopian --varies--
  • Whitby --varies--

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Perry Dudda's Tun Kent, Old Rosie - offer varies.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub
  • RealHeritagePub Historic Pub Interior

    Nationally Historic Pub Interior

  • CommunityPub Community Pub

    Community Run

Facilities

  • Garden Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Golden Ball

2 Cromwell Road
York
YO1 6DU

Sat Nav Reference

53.95488, -1.085082

Transport

  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Station (650m)

York

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Golden Ball - York

Golden Ball

2 Cromwell Road
York
YO1 6DU

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Pub
  • Historic Pub Interior
  • Historic Pub Interior
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Events
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Live Music
  • Real Fire
  • Smoking Area
  • Close to Railway Station

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