Grays Court Hotel is nestled in the heart of the exclusive and tranquil Minster Quarter. Relax in our Long Gallery or stroll through our delightful gardens. This house has played host to kings and noblemen in it's long history. From sunlit summers to cosy winters this award-winning hotel is the perfect place to stay in York. Our exceptional restaurant The Bow Room offers a dining experience that is second to none.
GRAYS COURT HOTEL,
CHAPTER HOUSE STREET,
YORK, YO1 7JH
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The hotel has twelve individually designed en-suite bedrooms, with views ranging from the cobbled courtyard, the extensive gardens bounded by the City Walls, and York Minster itself. The rooms are all individually and exquisitely furnished to the highest standards, in keeping with the history of the house.
Our fine dining restaurant, The Bow Room Restaurant, offers an exceptional experience for our guests. With 3 AA Rosettes and featured in in the Michelin Guide. Head Chef Ian Doyle gained his first star in 2021 and retained it in 2022 before moving from Ireland to the UK. We pride ourselves on using produce of the highest quality, including much from our own edible gardens.
Grays Court Hotel & The Bow Room Restaurant are proud to have won the Yorkshire Post Award for Best Restaurant in Yorkshire 2022. We also celebrated a double win for Best Small Hotel & Best Restaurant in York at the Visit York Awards 2022.
We have this year retained our 3 AA Rosettes for culinary excellence, our spot in The Michelin Guide & highly rated in The Hardens guide for 2023.
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Built on the site of a Roman fortress and continuously occupied since the 11th century Grays Court has been home to many illustrious characters. Official residence to the Treasurers of York Minster between 1091 – 1547, post-reformations owners have included the Duke of Somerset, and Sir Thomas Fairfax. The house in named for the illustrious Gray Family who lived here between 1788 and 1945.
Proprietor Helen Heraty, is friendly, considerate and dedicated to ensuring everyone gets the most out of the hotel. Her policy is “go anywhere where the doors are open” which is great for enjoying the space.”
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