Sat on Acomb Road is the Carlton Tavern, a family run institute and the heartbeat of the community. The tavern is popular with locals and visitors. A homely and traditional pub, the Carlton serves home-made dishes and offers customer a real selection of local craft and international beer. The pub is renowned for its friendly staff and homely atmosphere, and definitely not to be missed.
Feeling hungry? Barton is the most popular independent fish and chip shop in Acomb. Crispy golden batter and chunky chips have given Barton a reputation of one of nicest chippy’s in the city – not to mention the huge portion sizes, make sure you come with an appetite to Barton!
Indian Ocean is one of Acomb’s curry houses. Found just off of the fabled Acomb Green, Indian Ocean pride themselves in delivery good, honest food made with passion and care. Meals are reasonably priced and the food is to die for. We’re sure you’ll find the Indian Ocean a real hidden gem.
The sarnie is very often overlooked when us Brits discuss our food heritage but it is hard to argue that the sandwich isn’t a true societal culinary staple. The Sandwich Hut is found in the heart of Acomb and has a reputation as one of the best sandwich bars in the whole of the York. Reasonably priced and great quality, the Hut is a thriving independent eatery that is popular across the west of the city.
If you’re looking for a spot of independent shopping, then The Hop and Glory is for you. It is a hipsters paradise housing one of the best selections of local cask and craft ales in the city. The shop is located just off the high street next to the post office intent on supplying the area with REAL beer. Perfect for those ale drinkers!