Inspiring conversations for 660 years

Meet and enjoy delicious, locally sourced food and drink in the medieval guildhall, home of York’s Merchant Adventurers past and present.


Open to all, come and meet friends, family and colleagues for delicious food and drink in the inspiring setting of our medieval guildhall, or relax outside in our beautiful walled garden in fine weather.


Enjoy locally roasted coffee, sumptuous cakes and snacks inspired by tales from over 660 years of York’s trading past.



Hot Drinks



Caffe Latte


Flat White



Hot Chocolate available with cream and marshmallows

Pot of Yorkshire Tea

Pot of Speciality Tea (Earl Grey, Peppermint, Lemon & Orange, Blackberry & Raspberry, Chamomile)

Cakes and Snacks


Soup of the Day with crusty bread

Earl Grey Tea Cake

Hand Crafted Sourdough Toast with butter and jam

Fruit Scone with jam and clotted cream

Bluebird Bakery Brownie made with chocolate from York Cocoa House


 Cold Drinks


Sparkling Elderflower

Dandelion & Burdock

Rose Lemonade

Coca Cola


Apple Juice

Orange Juice

Cranberry Juice

Sparkling Water

Still Water






Carrot Cake

Toasted Bagel with cream cheese

Seeded Flapjack

Adventurers’ Shortbread




Sunday - Friday 10:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday 10:00am - 1:30pm
Admission charges apply
Merchants’ Coffee House open to all
Occasionally the Hall is closed for private functions, so you may wish to contact us in advance of your visit.

Merchant Adventurers' Hall

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