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Merchant Taylors' Hall

Aldwark, York YO1 7BX, England
+44 1904 624889
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A Beautiful Building!

We visited the Hall this morning and the interior is beautiful. We were greeted very warmly upon... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2018
Freddie K
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Amersham, United Kingdom
Unforgettable wedding venue

Where do I start with this review for Poppy caterers at The Merchant Taylor’s Hall? From the moment... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2017
emilyparker567
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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The Merchant Taylors' Hall provides a magnificent venue for special occasions like banquets, weddings and concerts as well as providing excellent facilities for meetings, exhibitions and conferences. The Hall, built six centuries ago within the medieval city wall, accommodates up to 150 guests and is one of the most remarkable memorials to the City of York's medieval past. The Hall is home to the Company Of Merchant Taylors, one of seven guilds in the City whose origin dates back to the 13th Century and one of only three that have existed without a break since medieval times. Ordinances and a members' register are in the City archives of 1387.
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Jan 28, 2018
“A Beautiful Building!”
Dec 5, 2017
“Unforgettable wedding venue”
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Aldwark, York YO1 7BX, England
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+44 1904 624889
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

We visited the Hall this morning and the interior is beautiful. We were greeted very warmly upon entering and given a guided tour of its history, the stained glass, coats of arms and silver on display. Really enjoyed the visit and would highly recommend it.

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Merchant_Taylors, Public Relations Manager at Merchant Taylors' Hall, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review and we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Merchant Taylors' Hall.

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Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

Where do I start with this review for Poppy caterers at The Merchant Taylor’s Hall? From the moment we booked our wedding here we have had only glowing reports to give. Every single member of staff we interacted with have been helpful and friendly and...More

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Merchant_Taylors, Public Relations Manager at Merchant Taylors' Hall, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2017

Thank you Emily for your lovely comments. It was our pleasure to host your wedding here and we're delighted that you had such a memorable day.

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Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

I went with a very large group as our conference dinner. The venue was lovely with its Tudor building and well appointed clean bathrooms. But the food was really disappointing. We had the vegetarian choice which was an aubergine tomato mix. The eggplant was tough...More

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Merchant_Taylors, Public Relations Manager at Merchant Taylors' Hall, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of your recent visit and thank you also for your compliments on our beautiful Hall. We hope you and your fellow guests had the opportunity to admire our very recently installed 600th anniversary...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2017

The exterior of this Hall is not as exciting as that of the Merchant Adventurers Hall, but it is true to the architecture of the 14th Century when it was built. However the huge internal Hall is a delight with a massive timber beamed ceiling...More

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Merchant_Taylors, Public Relations Manager at Merchant Taylors' Hall, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2017

We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Hall, and were so impressed by the interior. We think it's stunning - but we are a little biased! Did you have time during your visit to view our glorious new East window - we're...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

We chose the Merchant Taylors' Hall for our 30th wedding anniversary celebration - a concert and meal for 40 guests. It is a wonderful venue, 600 years old, with a big log fire to add atmosphere. Poppy Caterers were excellent: the meal was delicious, with...More

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Merchant_Taylors, Public Relations Manager at Merchant Taylors' Hall, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2016

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review here. We're delighted you chose to have your celebration with us at Merchant Taylors' Hall and very proud that our team played a successful part in such a wonderful occasion. Happy anniversary!

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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Great venue for a private party. Easy access with good parking. Great Caterers. Super building with real heritage and historic interest.More

1  Thank Stephen H
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Merchant_Taylors, Public Relations Manager at Merchant Taylors' Hall, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2016

Hi Stephen - many thanks for taking the time to give feedback on your recent party. We're delighted to hear it was such a success and pleased that you enjoyed the food provided by our fabulous catering partners Poppy Catering and our lovely Hall. We...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2016

We booked the Hall for a wedding. Everything was absolutely perfect. The staff took care of every detail. The food was lovely. The staff were very efficient with the serving of the food and very attentive to people's needs. All made even better by exceptional...More

Thank Sue B
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Merchant_Taylors, Public Relations Manager at Merchant Taylors' Hall, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2016

Dear Sue - Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and we're delighted to hear that your wedding was such a success. Our catering partners, Poppy Catering, work incredibly hard to offer the very best food and the very best...More

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Reviewed December 2, 2015

The wine was excellent and the beef wellington was lovely and a generous portion was served. Service was polite and discreet. The bar area is nice too. The only drawback was the wet log that was put on the open fire. The room became smokey...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2015

I recently attended a wedding reception at the Merchant Taylors hall and it is incredibly beautiful with York walls visible inside and out. As I had lived in York for 4 years whilst studying, I was surprised to not have come across this facility before...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2015

I attended a regimental reunion lunch here and was immensely impressed by the hall and facilities. I don't know how old it is but it is beautifully preserved in an olde world way. The bar is tasteful and large, although the bar area itself is...More

1  Thank Norman B
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