a quiet corner in the

Nestled in the shadow of York Minster, Grays Court is perfectly situated for exploring the city. A short stroll takes you to the centre with its array of independent shops and attractions. Explore The Shambles, York’s oldest street and its vibrant market. Immerse yourself in culture, in the nearby museums and art gallery or take a guided tour of the Minster. Further afield sits the beauty of the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, as well North Yorkshire’s stunning East Coastline.

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Check in: From 3PM
Check Out: By 11AM

Garden Bar

Evening menu

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Due to the nature of our menu, a pre-booking is required to dine in The Bow Room Restaurant. Please contact reception for more information.

Dress code

Grays Court does not have a dress code – we endeavour to make everyone feel welcome.


Due to limited space, parking is available for hotel guests only by prior arrangement at a cost of £20 per car per night.

How many rooms do you have?

Grays Court has 12 bedrooms in the hotel.

Where are the rooms?

All rooms, bar one, are found on the second floor in the building.  De Montfort is the only room on the first floor.

Do you have family rooms?

We do not have any family or interconnecting rooms at Grays Court.  If you would like two rooms opposite or next to each other please contact reception and we can advise.

Do you offer daytime food?

We offer lunch daily both inside the building and, weather permitting, in the walled garden.

Do you offer Afternoon or Cream Tea?

We do not offer Afternoon or Cream Tea at Grays Court, however guests are more than welcome to join us for lunch or drinks during the day.

Do you have a restaurant?

Our fine dining restaurant, The Bow Room, is open Wednesday-Saturday where we offer an exemplary tasting menu. Please note that due to the nature of the evening restaurant a pre-booking is required.  Please contact us to book a table.

Do you have an a la carte option for dinner?

We have recently introduced an a la carte menu Wednesday-Saturday each week, with seating times of 7pm and 8pm.  Please contact us to book a table.

Can you cater for all dietaries?

We can cater for most allergies and dietary restrictions with advance notice but please note that for our evening restaurant we do not offer a vegan menu or an entirely dairy free menu. We kindly ask that all guests dining inform us of their allergens in advance so that we can cater appropriately.  Please contact us to discuss in more detail.


Regrettably we are not able to offer any disabled access or facilities due to our listed status.


We endeavour to ensure the impact on our environment takes priority in our operations.



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