St Williams

St Williams, 5 College St, York, YO1 7JF
NameSt Williams
Location5 College St, York, YO1 7JF
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A 15th century licensed restaurant in the shadow of York Minster, St Williams is as popular with the city’s residents as it is well-to-do tourists. Perhaps it’s the unique character of the well-preserved, wooden-beamed building. Or the fine homemade modern British food prepared from fresh ingredients. Then again it could be the relaxing, romantic candlelight and background jazz guaranteed every evening. And what about the enclosed cobbled courtyard for truly charmed meals in the fresh Yorkshire air… Who knows? What’s certain is that this up-market little eaterie consistently hits the right notes, and is well worth including in your trip to the historic city.

St Williams seats 55 diners inside, and 24 outside for business lunches, birthdays, get-together and Christmas parties. But don’t despair if your organising a bash for much larger groups. Parts of the impressive eponymous Medieval college nearby are also for hire. The magnificent beamed Maclagan Hall fits 150 covers; the adjoining House of Laymen up to a hundred; while the charming Bishop's Chamber is somewhat smaller with a maximum capacity of 30. Menu options are: a la carte, reduced a la carte, set and canapés. All venues are non-smoking. Children are welcome and have the use of highchairs.



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The Queens Hotel Valentines Break (0.45 miles)
The Queens Hotel (Including dinner) (0.45 miles)
Attractions St Williams College (0.00 miles)
York Minster (0.14 miles)
Borthwick Institute of Historical Research (0.25 miles)
Clifford Tower (0.34 miles)
York City Art Gallery (0.34 miles)
Pubs Golden Slipper The (0.03 miles)
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Snickleway Inn The (0.07 miles)
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Old White Swan The (0.09 miles)
Train Stations York (0.77 miles)
Poppleton (3.76 miles)
Ulleskelf (10.44 miles)
Hammerton (11.02 miles)
Church Fenton (12.23 miles)