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All 28 Helmsley Restaurants

Black Swan

Market Place | Market Place, Helmsley YO62 5BJ, England
01439 770466
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Ranked #10 of 28 Restaurants in Helmsley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $47
Cuisines: British, Brasserie, Tea Room
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Black Swan at Helmsley offers a warm Yorkshire welcome, with a history dating back five centuries. Now a four-star boutique hotel, it combines antiques alongside contemporary art in its colourful interior. A stay here gives you time to unwind and savour delicious menus in the hotels newly refurbished three AA-Rosette restaurant, The Gallery, where seasonal Yorkshire dishes are given a creative and cosmopolitan twist. The hotel is also home to a gem of a Tearoom where you can enjoy an afternoon tea in the award winning tearoom, or beside one of its many log fires.
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English first
Lee, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

loved the food, delicious, excellent service, fab surroundings realy clean a delightful experience. Will definitely return & can highly recommend the ham sandwich. Super super food.

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Pickering, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Three of us nipped in for Afternoon Tea. It was so hot we were pleased to be served indoors in a wood panelled dining room, but with the windows open providing a pleasant breeze. Afternoon tea is £19.95 per person, but it really is the Full Monty! Two teas would have amply served the three of us, as other reviewers... More 

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nottinghamshire
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Dined with several colleagues and the whole dining experience was first-class. The service was outstandingly good, the menu had an attractive choice of meals and the food was superbly cooked and presented. The staff are not only courteous but knowledgeable about the food and wines.

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Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Sat in the sunshine watching the world go by with a cup of tea outside on the pavement, lovely. Although £14 for 4 cups of tea is a little expensive.

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England, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Perfect service & presentation of food. My husband & I both like totally different food. We both enjoyed our meals. Fillet steak & seafood lovers. From start to finish, all three courses did not disappoint! Restaurant very modern, just been refurbished. Would return again.

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Hessle, null, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

My wife and I were on a coach trip to the market and, as we had dined here on an earlier occasion, decided to do so again. We each had Seared Miso Salmon with Stir Fried Vegetables. The meal was absolutely DELICIOUS!! We found the service to be very good and welcoming in spite of a seeming lack of atmosphere,... More 

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Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We ate here on Sunday evening while staying nearby. There was a choice of menus but we selected from the 3 course dinner menu and were also treated to the amuse bouche that certainly tickled our tastebuds. Each course was beautifully presented and explained as it was served. We like good quality food and nothing disappointed; we could see that... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

This was a fantastic lunch stop for us on our way to see Rievaulx Abbey and Ampleforth Abbey. Indeed, it clearly would be a fine stop for any meal, at any time of day. We were recommended by some well-informed local women in Welburn close to where we stayed; we also noted the Black Swan in a most useful brochure... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We came to the Wimbledon Event that was held for the Men's Finals on Sunday 7th July. We didn't quite know what to expect, but it was lovely. We were met on arrival with a glass of champagne and shown to our table in the garden at the back of the hotel. A beautiful setting for a warm Sunday afternoon.... More 

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Royston, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The Afternoon Tea Experience is amazing, a wonderful selection of freshly baked cakes and sandwiches and they'll box up anything you can't manage for later too!

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Additional Information about Black Swan

Address: Market Place | Market Place, Helmsley YO62 5BJ, England
Phone Number: 01439 770466
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helmsley
Average Prices: USD 12 - 47
Cuisine: British, Brasserie, Tea Room

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