Established in 1946, Bishopthorpe Sports and Social Club is situated in the heart of the village. Providing great real ales and live sport.


On The Bar

We pride ourselves on our real ale offering and have been the recipients of CAMRA’s York Club of the Year award on four occasions in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2019. Currently John Smiths Cask and Black Sheep Pale Ale are our resident beers, these are accompanied by a regular rotating guest ale.

We have an array of soft drinks as well as a hot drinks machine for coffee, lattes, cappuccinos and hot chocolates.

The latest addition to the drink selection is an array of gins, from well known favourites such as Gordons Gin / Gordons Pink Gin to the ever popular flavoured options. Including Boe Passion Fruit Gin, Whitley Neill, Masons, Portobello Road and Hendricks. All these are served with Fever Tree mixers.


“Fantastic newly refurbished concert room, perfect venue for parties and events.”

— Google review


Hire Our Function Room

Located on the outskirts of York and in close proximity to the A64 and York Racecourse our newly refurbished function room is available for hire

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Watch Sport

We have full access to Sky Sports and BT Sport which is shown on two 50″ HD TVs in the front room as well as a 120″ projector screen in our event space. Depending on popularity one or all of these will be available.

In the event of a clash the TV feeds can be split and shown simultaneously. We have listed the upcoming live TV games below. If you have a specific request please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

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Become a Member

Interested in joining the club? Just pop in and ask a member of staff for an application form. Membership cost just £6 for 12 months, you even get two free drinks on Christmas Day. If you need full accreditation to the CIU this is a £4 initial one off fee and then £4 per annum.

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Proud sponsors of:

Bishopthorpe United FC, Bishopthorpe Club FC and Corinthians FC