The Grand is York’s only five-star venue, located in the heart of the city. Just a short walk from the railway station this iconic building boast views of the city’s medieval walls and York Minster. Built in 1906 during the Golden Age of travel, The Grand was known as a ‘palace of business’ for one of the most powerful railway companies in England.
The Grand provides the perfect backdrop for your meetings and events with a total of seven event spaces which can hold events for up to 120 delegates, the largest space being The Grand Boardroom. An elegant and spacious room, with magnificent original Edwardian oak panelling, two original marble fireplaces with call bells either side and views of York Minster and the famous City Walls.
The State-of-the-Art Cookery School at The Grand is entirely self-contained, creating the perfect setting for corporate groups, private parties, and individuals alike. The Cookery School experience offers a wholly interactive addition to any event, giving attendees the opportunity to relax and engage with one another. Led by Cookery School Director, Marc Williams, the state-of-the-art kitchen includes 16 workstations, each of which can comfortably accommodate two cooks working side-by-side, offering a superb team-building opportunity. The Cookery School also has a large, modern meeting space for delegates to further enjoy the culinary atmosphere.
There’s nowhere quite like The Grand when it comes to dining in York. Intimate, fine dining can be offered in Legacy, which offers a modern British and Yorkshire inspired fine-dining menu alongside an exceptional wine list, served in an iconic setting. The restaurant boasts innovation throughout, with a focus on locality, sustainability, and seasonality. Alternatively, Take in stunning views over the city walls from The Rise Restaurant as you indulge in our award winning Afternoon Tea, with optional Prosecco, Champagne and Gin & Tonic upgrades, perfect for any occasion.
For those focussed on well-being and fitness, tucked away in The Grand’s former vaults is The Spa, a tranquil escape from the city. Facilities include an aromatic steam room, Nordic dry sauna, spa whirlpool and a 14-metre swimming pool for an all-encompassing luxury experience, plus a superbly equipped gymRead more
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