Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

“Seasonal modern British cooking in a 17th-century mansion” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE

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Our Inspector's View

This majestic old building stands in 20 acres of gardens and parkland. The kitchen offers a fashionable surf 'n' turf combination of diver-caught roasted scallop with sticky pork belly, kohlrabi and apple purée. The cracking wine list offers good advice on food and wine matching.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
Middlethorpe Hall & Spa
Bishopthorpe Road, Middlethorpe, YORK, YO23 2GB
Phone : 01904 641241

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 60
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Days Closed: 24–25 and 31 December (non residents)
  • Lunch served from: 12.30
  • Lunch served until: 2
  • Dinner served from: 6.30
  • Dinner served until: 9.45
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 38
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 15
  • Cuisine style: Modern British

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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