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The Bow Room Restaurant

Grays Court Hotel, Chapter House Street, York, United Kingdom, YO1 7JH
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Opening Information

Grays Court is open daily from 12pm until 10.30pm (Sun-Thurs) and 11.30pm (Fri-Sat).
Afternoon tea served from 12pm to 5pm
Dinner served from 6pm to 9pm

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
  • No Disabled Access
  • Event Space
  • Dietary Needs Catered For
  • Awesome View
  • Bar

About The Bow Room Restaurant

From a relaxed catch up with friends to an exceptional meal over a bottle of English sparkling wine; good food plays a central role in our work here at our 2 AA Rosette restaurant The Bow Room at Grays Court. With seasonal ingredients sourced from the highest quality suppliers, our innovative team of chefs guarantee a dining experience like no other. Exceptional dishes come together with the peaceful beauty of our historic building for an evening that will stay with you forever.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Monday, 10 December 2018

We visited Grays Court and the Bow Room restaurant on a Monday night to celebrate a friends 60th. We had the library for 7 of us as we wanted it to be just our party. The hotel itself is lovely, all wooden floors and great antiques. Adds to the atmosphere. And it was lovely and warm. We were worried as the weather outside was so cold. The library is beautiful. We had our own table, comfy sofas for a pre-meal drink and coffee afterwards. The food was fantastic, we had the 5 course tasting menu. One of our party said the duck was the best she'd ever eaten. We started with Yorkshire sparkling wine which got us off to a great start, had wine and ended with cheese, port and coffees. The staff are friendly and attentive without being over the top. All in all had a great time and would recommend to anyone. I've given 4 stars for value as we all wish things were cheaper than they are but actually it's not bad at all. Will definitely return. Many thanks to Rhiannon for organising so well.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

We had a lovely day for my sisters baby shower. Sarah and the team we’re attentive, friendly and organised. Would definitely return and recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

Great experience. Absolutely amazing food and great atmosphere. Will certainly come back to try new dishes.

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 December 2018

Lovely atmosphere and surroundings with excellent customer service. Food excellent too although quite expensive

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Visited On Monday, 03 December 2018

One of the nicest afternoon teas we have had in York. We are working our way through as many as possible. Very relaxed afternoon Staff quite happy to leave us be to chat No rush to leave.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 December 2018

The staff were attentive and careful not to be too fussy. A very professional team. The food was delicious - the ambience perfect.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 November 2018

Excellent experience. Great food. Innovatively created and very well presented!

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

The food was amazing, I will never forget the dining experience, my only criticism is the extra charge for our pre dining cocktails when we were ushered into the bar & a charge for coffee at the end of the meal, 2 small items that I think could have been swallowed by the overall cost, but the food was second to none.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Another beautiful afternoon tea in such a fabulous setting. Can't wait for another visit.

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Visited On Friday, 23 November 2018

Very good.

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 November 2018

What a beautiful place, wonderful staff and fantastic cuisine. One of the best culinary evenings of my life!

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Visited On Sunday, 04 November 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed afternoon tea in the library, a perfectly relaxing and most comfortable venue for tea. The jams were bursting with flavor!

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Visited On Sunday, 11 November 2018

Lovely experience from walking in the door. Friendly attentive service and wonderful afternoon tea. Dietary requirements were no issue and certainly did not impact the quality of what was offered. Will visit again

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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

Food was amazing. Ambiance and attention to detail fantastic. The most amazing meal I have had in a long time. I will definitely be back next time I visit York. Thank you.

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Visited On Monday, 05 November 2018

The food, wine pairings, and service were outstanding! What a talented team! I enjoyed the experience very much and hope to return in the near future!

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

We had such a relaxing time made possible by friendly experienced staff. However I had been before with a friend and was surprised to pay extra for more tea. That isn't charge at other similiar hotels.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 November 2018

Thank you to all the staff From walking through the door the welcome was lovely Food and service second to none Definitely return 10/10 Thank you

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Visited On Thursday, 01 November 2018

Absolutely wonderful place - great service, wonderful food and atmosphere! Cannot recommend enough for an afternoon tea. We will definitely be coming back. Thank you very much again!

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Visited On Sunday, 28 October 2018

Went to celebrate my mums birthday, had an amazing day. Every member of staff I spoke to was happy, polite and kind and made my day even better. The chefs/bakers create an amazing platter. We enjoyed our visit that much that we are intending on coming once a month.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 October 2018

First class service. We had 8 course tasting menu which was one of the best meals we have ever had. It was up there with the best. Grays Court gets better and better each time we visit. Warm and Friendly atmosphere, the staff are most accommodating and helpful. We have no hesitation in recommending the hotel and the restaurant Donna & Barry Shaw

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Visited On Saturday, 27 October 2018

The most convivial ambience, we were so well looked after from the moment we walked in the door, the food was delicious and the five course with wine pairing was so enjoyable. I loved the food, the cocktails, the relaxed atmosphere and the decor. Book it!!

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Visited On Saturday, 27 October 2018

We reserved a table for four for afternoon tea at the last minute. We sat in the library, a very pleasant room with good comfortable seating. Our company was good as was the afternoon tea and we spent an enjoyable 3 hours under no pressure at all from staff. We were well attended by staff but not at all intrusive. Overall a fine experience.

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Visited On Tuesday, 23 October 2018

The venison and duck courses were outstanding; a real treat!

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Possibly one of the best meals I have eaten anywhere. I travel extensively and consider myself a foodie. Exquisite taste to creative dishes, one better than the last. Everything was fantastic - the setting, the food, the wine and the service

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Visited On Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Had afternoon tea and a gentleman afternoon tea. Very nice, VERY filling. Breakfast very nice as well.

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