To the pub

Pubs are amazing places, some good, some bad some just mediocre. The public house, coaching inn, coffee shop and tavern have been a meeting place for hundreds of years. They have reflected changes in social norms, been a mainstay of our social interactions and given rise to ideas and conversation that has shaped our world. This is not a list of all the places I have had a pint. It is a list of places I have enjoyed a pint.

  • The gardeners arms

    The gardeners arms

    Near Harrogate If you are near the Nidd gorge, Bilton Lane, Harrogate area and on your bike or walking you have to visit this pub. Service is business like but not unfriendly. On taps are a range of Sam Smith beers. Inside the pub is like stepping back in time with at least four different […]

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  • The habit

    The habit

    York Mostly generic beer but a couple of taps with decent beers. Two small rooms on two floors and a fab (though compact) deck with glimpses of the minster. Friendly.

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  • The little ale house

    The little ale house

    Harrogate A lovely little pub with a small beer garden. An exceptional selection of beers. Friendly.

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Pubs with bike parking and coffee

Fox tap, Keswick Brewery. No specific bike parking but on a quiet street, outdoor seating is visible from bar.