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In the event of cancellation after 14:00 on the same day, we reserve the right to charge £25.00 pp or in the event of a no-show, the card will be charged the full price of dinner.
- Private Dining
- Outdoor Seating
- Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
- Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
- No Disabled Access
- Event Space
- Dietary Needs Catered For
- Awesome View
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.
Grays Court is open daily from 12pm until 10.30pm Sunday-Thursday and until 11.30pm Friday and Saturday.
Excellent food and service- very enjoyable.
I had the wine pairing with the tasting menu. Each wine was paired nicely with the different dishes. Staff were very knowledgeable and friendly which made for a great experience!
Food and service was excellent. Wine pairing was a great choice as it meant we ate and drank food and wine that we would not normally order. Only downside was that we were the only table in the Bow Room which detracted from the atmosphere slightly.
We dined with you on two consecutive evenings. Both experiences were exceptional and better than expected. Great food, great service and goog value for money. We enjoyed ourselves so much we have booked again in December.
Service is a high standard and personable. Food is a delight, tasty, delicate and entertaining. Grays Court is a building to visit, beautiful tree lined entrance, in chance to step back in time, with plush surroundings..
If you wish to spoil yourself go here. If you don’t go anyway and they will spoil you. Wonderful place
The taster menu was amazing
We had a wonderful evening, a perfect ending to our weekend in York, we will book again when in the area.
A great night full of surprises, fantastic attention to detail and brilliant service. A fantastic pleasure and experience at Yorks hidden gem.. One definitely to do again!! Thank you.
Wonderful property and gardens, superb location, great food, staff and atmosphere - what more needs to be said.
An excellent selection of plates from the tasting menu, along with a wide selection of wines from around the world. All in all a splendid evening, if a little expensive.
The bow restaurant is in a beautiful setting and the feel of the history in the place is lovely and relaxing. The food was lovely and the service and knowledge of the staff only make it better. Would definitely return.
You could not fault the professional service we received from all the staff at Grays Court. The set dinner was superb. As each course was served the staff explained the ingredients and how it was prepared. If you want a culinary experience, you must include the dinner when you stay here. The room that we stayed in could do with an update.
This is a restaurant that offers exquisite food beautifully prepared and presented. All served by a knowledgeable, friendly and super efficient team. Do not go to any other hotel in York if you want the best.
The quality of the food and the standard of service were excellent.
Fantastic meal, great waiter/sommelier in Chris, very knowledgeable. Amazed that the meal was done solely by the sous chef, hats off to him! Speedy recovery for the chef, we look forward to returning!
Absolutely wonderful. Loved this place. Beautiful setting, relaxed atmosphere and delicious food and drink. Felt totally spoilt for my birthday treat getaway. We enjoyed everything about it. Lovely people, amazing service and delightful room and sumptuous food. My wife and I are already planning a trip back!
Wonderful food served by attentive and knowledgable staff. The setting in Grays Court hotel overlooking the garden is just delightful.
Comments made following a visit when Covid-19 restrictions are in place. During our stay we had dinner once and breakfast twice. As described, the emphasis is on food quality, presentation and service. My wife is fussy with food and not normally adventurous, I persuaded her to try the gourmet taster dinner. A complete success with every course and commented that it was the best hotel / restaurant meal ever. The breakfast food produce both in-house and out-sourced was excellent.
Great hotel, a real secret garden and treasure in the heart of York. Would certainly recommend this hotel and will be booking to stay again next time we are in Yorkshire.
The staff were helpful, welcoming, professional and yet not overtly formal, excellent service. The food was beautiful, slightly quirky and yet well balanced. The lamb was cooked to perfection, the best that I have tasted anywhere! We had the paired drinks and were not disappointed, each wine complemented the food very well and the knowledge of the staff regarding the wines was very good. The reason for 3 for the atmosphere is that it was only the 2nd night of the restaurant re-opening and there were only a few people in, I am sure that this will only get better! The only thing that we can think of that would make a slightly better eating experience for us would be a choice of cheese or dessert as we prefer cheese. That is just personal choice and not a reflection of the dessert served. We will definitely be back for more soon!
We were so glad that the Bow Room reopened and by chance booked a table on the opening night. The tasting menu is always fun and an opportunity to try new dishes, you never know what's next but at the the same time personal needs are catered for. Each dish was high standard and tasty, we particularly like the idea of a small dessert preceding the main one. In addition the wine was excellent.
We have loved our 3 night stay the staff have been fantastic the chef took time to talk to us and provide a menu that was perfect for both my wife and myself treating us to a creative and varied selection of dishes we will definitely be coming back thank you so much for making our short break a relaxing and safe one. Mick and Wendy x
we had a lovely evening.
Food was absolutely amazing and the staff were so attentive and friendly. We had an amazing night here and it made our anniversary feel extra special.