About The Lowther

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Sitting pretty on the banks of the River Ouse, The Lowther is a stunning location for both drinks or dinner in York city centre. This stylish restaurant dishes up traditional British pub food by day and by night it turns into one of the city’s most elegant nightlife haunts, serving tasty cocktails and an array of premium wines, beers and spirits. To score one the best tables at this Cumberland Street hotspot, book in advance!

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm


The Lowther
8 Cumberland Street, City Centre
York YO1 9SW

Menu Highlights




With extra virgin olive oil,balsamic vinegar and butter


With cucumber salad and sweet chilli sauce


With hickory BBQ sauce

More about The Lowther, York

With its location right on the river in York’s city centre, this sleek bar and restaurant's location only adds to its picturesque appeal. In summertime you can sit outside and dine al fresco while taking in the lovely views around you, meanwhile in the winter you could take advantage of the cosy dining room area with its modern decor. With its beautiful surroundings, The Lowther is the perfect location to indulge in some afternoon tea. Opt for the prosecco afternoon tea and tuck into some freshly prepared sandwiches, scones served with butter, fresh whipped cream and strawberry jam, and a selection of homemade cakes, all washed down with a glass of sparkling.

From breakfast to lunchtime options and main courses, the menu has plenty of choice. We recommend heading to The Lowther on a Sunday when you can feast on a traditional roast with your choice of roast beef, gammon, pork or turkey, served with homemade Yorkshire puddings, seasonal vegetables, creamy mashed potatoes, roast potatoes, sage and onion stuffing and gravy. Whether it’s for drinks or dinner, The Lowther on Cumberland Street in York’s city centre is a popular choice.

16 The Lowther Reviews

Very Good
16 Reviews
Noise levels:Pleasant
Value for money:Good value
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Philip I.4 months ago · 1 review

A fine carvery Sunday lunch, a friendly chef and bar staff, a lovely river view from our table. The meal was very enjoyable as was our whole weekend visit to York.

Rick D.2 years ago · 1 review

Had a great morning with our daughter and friends on Sunday, it was our first visit to the lowther. Great food and service also very well price

Neil B.2 years ago · 1 review

Excellent carvery, great service My family and I often visit the Lowther and find the Sunday lunch carvery to be great value for money and the quality of food to be excellent.