The vibrant and diverse history of Grays Court provides the opportunity to stay, dine and relax in a building that has seen knighthoods bestowed, played host to kings and has the privilege of being the only privately owned building in York with direct access to York’s City walls.
GRAYS COURT HOTEL,
CHAPTER HOUSE STREET,
YORK, YO1 7JH
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The Bow Room Restaurant was voted Yorkshire’s Best Restaurant by The Yorkshire Post and York’s Best restaurant by Visit York. We have 3 AA Rosettes and a place in the Michelin Guide. We have also achieved national recognition in The Hardens Guide 2023 with outstanding reviews from our diners.
Our tasting menu takes inspiration from seasonal produce, edibles from our own garden and local suppliers. You can enhance your experience with an optional wine flight with expert guidance every step of the way.
Stay overnight in one or our luxurious bedrooms and enjoy our AA awarded breakfast the following morning.
It will be our pleasure to welcome you.
THE BOW ROOM
Your evening will start in the historic Long Gallery for pre-dinner drinks. This is a leisurely dining experience so please bear this in mind when making travel plans.
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.
a warm welcome
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.”
GRAYS COURT HOTEL, CHAPTER HOUSE STREET, YORK YO1 7JH
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