RestaurantsNorth YorkshireYorkYO23

survey result

Summary

£93
 ££££
2
Average
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A great place for a civilised lunch” – so long as you don’t expect culinary fireworks. This impressive William & Mary country house on the outskirts of York is owned by the National Trust (and was once the residence of traveller and writer Lady Mary Wortley Montague, who introduced the practice of smallpox inoculation to Britain after witnessing it in Turkey).

Summary

£93
 ££££
2
Average
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

With its “lovely, old, grandiose atmosphere”, the NT’s William & Mary country pile is a “beautiful place to eat in high-ceilinged dining rooms” and its cooking is consistently well-rated, if seldom plugged as being terrifically exciting. Top Tip – “lovely surroundings for an excellent afternoon tea: really spoiling”.

Summary

£93
 ££££
2
Average
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

With its “lovely, old, grandiose atmosphere”, the NT’s William & Mary country pile is a “beautiful place to eat in high-ceilinged dining rooms” and its cooking is consistently well-rated, if seldom plugged as being terrifically exciting. Top Tip – “lovely surroundings for an excellent afternoon tea: really spoiling”.

Summary

£106
£££££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “ultra-traditional” wood-panelled dining room of this handsome William & Mary country pile, now owned by the National Trust and operated as a hotel, is the perfect setting for a “civilized lunch”, with “food and service that match the splendid surroundings”. “A must for dining when visiting York”, or just drop in for afternoon tea.

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Restaurant details

Yes
14, 56, 40
No shorts
50
6+

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £34.00 £42.00
Dinner £45.00 £60.00
SundayLunch £34.00 £40.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 85.00 Always available 14
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £45.00
Filter Coffee £6.50
Extras  
Bread £4.00
Service 12.50%
Bishopthorpe Road, York, YO23 2GB
Opening hours
Monday7:30 am‑10:30 am
Tuesday7:30 am‑10:30 am
Wednesday7:30 am‑4 pm, 6 pm‑8:30 pm
Thursday7:30 am‑4 pm, 6 pm‑8:30 pm
Friday7:30 am‑4 pm, 6 pm‑8:30 pm
Saturday8 am‑4 pm, 6 pm‑8:30 pm
Sunday8 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑8:30 pm

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