Grays Court and The Bow Room Restaurant

“A delightful hotel in a superb location – the food is a clear highlight” - AA Inspector



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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
NEBOSH General Certificate qualified Manager on site as part of management team.

Our View

There's a great deal to commend at this hotel and restaurant, not least its impressive history, and superb location and grounds. The friendly and attentive team add to the experience and high standards are evident throughout the hotel. Dinner is a highlight of any stay here, and there's a commendable commitment to home-grown and local produce, shown in the skilled, contemporary and attractive cooking. Breakfast is particularly enjoyable, along with afternoon tea; there are various meeting and wedding facilities.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

Breakfast Award
2-Rosette restaurant
Grays Court and The Bow Room Restaurant
Chapter House Street, YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE, YO1 7JH


  • En-suite rooms: 12
  • Family rooms: Array
  • Free TV
  • WiFi available
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 7
  • Steps for wheelchair: 4
  • Maximum number of guests: 60

About the area

Discover North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire, with its two National Parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is England’s largest county and one of the most rural. This is prime walking country, from the heather-clad heights of the North York Moors to the limestone country that is so typical of the Yorkshire Dales – a place of contrasts and discoveries, of history and legend.

The coastline offers its own treasures, from the fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood Bay to Scarborough, one time Regency spa and Victorian bathing resort. In the 1890s, the quaint but bustling town of Whitby provided inspiration for Bram Stoker, who set much of his novel, Dracula, in the town. Wizarding enthusiasts head to the village of Goathland, which is the setting for the Hogwarts Express stop at Hogsmeade station in the Harry Potter films.

York is a city of immense historical significance. It was capital of the British province under the Romans in AD 71, a Viking settlement in the 10th century, and in the Middle Ages its prosperity depended on the wool trade. Its city walls date from the 14th century and are among the finest in Europe. However, the gothic Minster, built between 1220 and 1470, is York’s crowning glory.


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