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.






  • Lunchtime Special: Every day we serve a delicious hot meal – please see our board for today’s special


  • Quiche of the Day: Served with hot potatoes, salad and coleslaw


  • Homemade soup of the day: Served with bloomer bread


  • Ploughman’s Lunch: Locally sourced pork pie, red tractor farm assured ham, cheddar cheese, stilton, pickled onion. Yorkshire chutney with ale, and bloomer bread.


  • Sandwiches:  All served on a white or harvester bloomer with a side salad and crisps
  • Egg Mayonnaise (v)
  • Cheese and Yorkshire chutney (v)
  • Ham and wholegrain mustard mayonnaise
  • Prawn in Marie Rose sauce


Cakes and Snacks


  • Freshly baked scone with jam and clotted cream
  • Cheese scone with Yorkshire ale chutney
  • Cranberry Teacake
  • Gluten-free cake of the day (gf)
  • Lemon drizzle cake
  • Fruity flapjack (vg)
  • Brownie
  • Bakewell Slice
  • Adventurers’ shortbread


Cream Tea: Home-made fruit scone, jam and clotted cream with your choice of an Americano or Tea.



Hot Drinks

  • Americano
  • Caffe Latte
  • Iced Latte
  • Cappuccino
  • Flat White
  • Mocha
  • Espresso
  • Hot Chocolate available with cream and marshmallows
  • Yorkshire Tea
  • Speciality Tea (Earl Grey, Green Tea, Peppermint, Lemon & Orange, Blackberry & Raspberry, Chamomile)
Soya or oat milk and decaffeinated tea and coffee are available.


Cold Drinks

  • Sparkling Elderflower
  • Dandelion & Burdock
  • Rose Lemonade
  • Coca Cola / Diet Coke / Sprite
  • Fresh Apple / Orange Juice
  • Sparkling Water / Still Water



Alcoholic Drinks

  • Red, white or rose wine
  • Prosecco
  • Gin & Tonic
  • York Brewery Terrier / York Brewery Guzzler
  • Peroni
  • Great Yorkshire Brewery Lager / Great Yorkshire Brewery Cider