York Racecourse is buzzing with exciting events this summer and, at just 10 minutes away, our York hotel is the perfect base to visit them all from for a fantastic day out. To celebrate the start of the summer racing season, we are offering a range of tasty deals for you to enjoy at fantastic York restaurant No. 88 Walmgate which offers a menu packed with tasty dishes made with fresh local ingredients:


– Grab a bacon, sausage or fried egg sandwich to takeaway for just £3.50 or £5.00 w/ coffee
– Nachos with pico de gallo, guacamole, jalapeno £6.00
– Charcuterie board to share £12.00
– Skin on fries £3.00
– ½ price prosecco £15.00 bottle, £4.00 glass
– 4 bottles of beer for £12 (Corona or Peroni)

Here’s a roundup of some of the biggest events happening at York Racecourse near our boutique hotel this summer:



Dante Festival
16th – 18th May

Kick start your summer in style with a day at the races! Starting the season off at York is the Dante Festival. With three days of exciting action, it often brings to light star horses who rise to prominence later in the season.

For more information visit the official website here.


Summer Music Saturday
30th June

Enjoy a day of sport and chart-topping music at York Racecourse’s annual Summer Music Saturday. This year’s headline act is BRIT nominated singer-songwriter Paloma Faith, who is currently promoting her critically acclaimed number one album ‘The Architect’.

For more information visit the official website here.



Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival
22nd – 25th August

Enjoy four fantastic days of sporting excellence at York Racecourse’s oldest, richest, and most famous races. Experience the buzz of a big race day with friends, witness the best the sport has to offer, and dress to impress for fabulous prizes on the Ebor Fashion Lawn.

For more information visit the official website here.

Hotel Indigo York is a 101-room boutique hotel in York, conveniently located a 10-minute drive away from York Racecourse as well as many other top attractions. For more information, call the York hotel on 01904 231 334 or email

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Sip on local gin, craft ales, familiar favourites, and creative cocktails at No.88 Walmgate. Pair with one of our delicious Rustic Pizzas.

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We proudly stand in the historic neighbourhood of Walmgate, just a short walk from all the city has to offer.

At one point Walmgate had 20 pubs on the street, today it is a cool mix of independent restaurants, bars and shops and continues to Fossgate – which boasts even more independent shops, delis, bars and restaurants. Walmgate Bar proudly stands at the end of the road. It is the only existing bar in York with a Barbican and forms part of the York City Walls walk.

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