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.






  • Christmas in a Yorkshire Pudding: Slices of roast turkey, stuffing, pig in blanket, cabbage and gravy
  • Cranberry & Lentil Bake: Lentils mixed with cranberries, fresh herbs & spices served with roast potatoes, carrots, cabbage, stuffing and gravy (v/vg).
  • Yorkshire Rarebit: Served with a salad garnish and Yorkshire chili jam (v)


  • Homemade soup of the day: Served with bloomer bread


  • Jacket Potatoes: All served with salad and homemade coleslaw
  • Cheddar cheese (v)
  • Beans (v)
  • Tuna mayonnaise and sweetcorn


  • 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
  • Tuna Mayonnaise & Sweetcorn
  • Turkey, stuffing and cranberry


Cakes and Snacks

  • Homemade mince pie
  • Freshly baked scone with jam and clotted cream
  • Cheese scone with Yorkshire ale chutney
  • Cranberry Teacake
  • Carrot cake (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
  • 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