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image for Bistro item typeThe Court Cafe- Bistro & Bar

  • AA 2 Rosettes
  • Green Tourism Silver Award
  • Deliciouslyorkshire Breakfast
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Bistro, free entry


The Court Cafe- Bistro & Bar

The Court Cafe- Bistro & Bar


Stylish and trendy new bistro-bar in the Dean Court Hotel, next to York Minster. Contemporary food at reasonable prices in a wonderfully "cosy" atmosphere.

Chef: Valerie Storer

Covers: 50

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

1 AA Rosette Trip Advisor Award

Opening details

Open from 9am - 10pm (LO 9pm) Sunday 7pm (LO)every day


Free entry

Dishes range from £4.50 to £15 . Day menu til 5.30pm. Eve menu from 5.30pm-9pm.

Also Cream/Champagne/Chocolate AFTERNOON TEAS everyday from 2.30pm till 5.30pm starting from £11.50 per person.

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The Court

01904 625082


Duncombe Place,



See location of D.C.H. on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 601521  Lat: 53.96148 Long: -1.08547

By Road:
A64, A1237, A19 follow Clifton and Rawcliffe signs to Minster via Bootham (Inner ring road). No parking available on-site. Look out for side street left turn before traffic lights at Bootham Bar(big stone archway). This is nearest parking - just 3 min walk to D.C.H

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from York station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

1 AA Rosette Trip Advisor Award

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3 plus 3
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu


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