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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).
Lunch served from 12pm to 2pm
Afternoon tea served from 2pm 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 The Bow Room Restaurant 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 Thursday, 17 May 2018

Fantastic building, fabulous food and excellent service. Can’t wait to visit again.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

A personal favourite place in the Yorkshire area, always made an effort to visit for lunch/ tea

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Visited On Thursday, 10 May 2018

Wonderful venue for our afternoon tea. Food delicious and attentive and helpful service. We are now talking about staying in this hidden gem next time we meet in York. Thank you

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Visited On Monday, 30 April 2018

Lovely afternoon.

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Visited On Monday, 07 May 2018

Staff were fantastic. Food was delicious and reasonably priced for the type of place and the location

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Visited On Monday, 07 May 2018

Beautiful gardens! Staff very very slow and unhelpful! We had Pimms which we were excited about but with no mint! Staff blamed the bank holiday weekend even though they ad massive amounts growing in the garden! Pimms comes with Mint if you don’t have any mint or want to go get any mint you Gould explain first! Our sharing platters were ok very very small for the price and sandwiches where stale as was the tiny amount of bread we had!No other option for children we asked for something for my daughter who is quite fussy there was not even a packet of crips, option of a sandwich or even a small bowl of plain pasta!! I’ve stayed and eaten here before and was totally shocked at the difference in value for money! Really gone down hill! But having said that the location is stunning and we couldn’t have picked a nicer place to spend the day even if we had to go and source the mint for the pimms ourselves....

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Visited On Friday, 04 May 2018

Absolutely loved the variety of courses. Our favorite actually turned out to be the starters, but it was a difficult choice!

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Visited On Friday, 04 May 2018

Of a very limited lunch selection, one item was “off” and another less than perfect. The food took so long to arrive - around 45 minutes - that we were about to leave when it finally turned up. My drink failed to arrive at all. On a lovely warm day, you were not serving in the garden in spite of it being suitably furnished for the purpose. You have a lovely house, spectacular garden and happy staff. You just need to give a bit of thought to the needs of your guests and you could have something wonderful.

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Visited On Wednesday, 02 May 2018

Excellent

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 April 2018

This 5 course meal was so much more than expected, it was really a 7 course dinner and all the food was exceptional! Highly reccomend.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 April 2018

Our first formal tea in the UK could not have been better.

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Visited On Thursday, 12 April 2018

We really enjoyed our special evening in The Bow Restaurant and would thoroughly recommend. Perfect for a celebration! Hope to go back v soon!

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Visited On Sunday, 08 April 2018

Very interesting menu: superb presentation: service by your delightful was impeccable: a wonderful meal to be remembered with great pleasure.

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Visited On Friday, 06 April 2018

Hidden gem fantastic food, service and view.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 April 2018

Delightful staff - courteous but thorough. Delicious things to eat - and Grey's Court is one of the most interesting houses in a city full of interesting houses! We enjoyed our lunch very much indeed.

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Visited On Monday, 02 April 2018

A really relaxing atmosphere in a beautiful building, with delicious food and informative, attentive and friendly service.

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Visited On Friday, 30 March 2018

Staff are so friendly, helpful and genuine. Really makes a difference.

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Excellent food. Excellent atmosphere. Excellent service. An exquisite restaurant in a beautiful hotel. Thank you for making everything so special.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 March 2018

We came for Sunday Lunch after recommendation from a friend. The hotel is lovely set in a beautiful spot by the Minster. The set menu for lunch was quite limited. We both had the Trout starter which was lovely. The main course of Roast Beef was very disappointing. One very small slice of beef was on the plate with a huge serving of vegetables and roast potatoes. The Cod dish was only just cooked and the overall dish was luke warm. The desserts were very nice and made up for the disappointing main dishes although slightly on the small portion size. One very small scoop of puff pastry ice cream. Value for money @ £27.95 pp is a little expensive we felt. Overall we were a little gutted as the venue is lovely and staff service was good.

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Thank you very much for taking the time to give us your much valued feedback. We're sorry to hear that you felt the portion sizes were lacking. We have taken your comments on board moving forward, and we do hope that you will visit us again.

Responded On Friday, 30 March 2018
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Visited On Thursday, 15 March 2018

We enjoyed time together as a family for afternoon tea and were very lucky it was a quiet afternoon as we had the Bow Restaurant all to ourselves. Beautiful table overlooking the garden. Highly recommended. We were very well looked after the whole afternoon.

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Our stay was very enjoyable with first class service and very comfortable room. The Bow room restaurant was exceptionally good. Michelin star standard food in my opinion.

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Visited On Monday, 12 March 2018

Great restaurant and dining experience

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Visited On Thursday, 08 March 2018

Beautiful location and interior, attentive staff (if one a little inexperienced) without being overbearing, tasty food and wine, all round very enjoyable. Visited twice in a month - first with business, second with friends - will be back, with both.

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Visited On Monday, 05 March 2018

Rhiannon at Gray's Court was so helpful and flexible as we planned the event. The staff delivered great, friendly, in-obtrusive service on the day which was topped off with a fantastic buffet. All our delegates loved the venue and I'd happily hold events at Gray's Court in the future.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 March 2018

Fantastic setting, beautiful building. Staff can’t do enough and are welcoming and friendly. The food was absolutely superb. Thank you for such a wonderful experience. A hidden gem.

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