Food & Drink

D.C.H-the Restaurant:

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Dean Court Hotel prides itself on having two fantastic eateries.

You’ll be spoilt for choice. D.C.H the restaurant has York Minster itself as a backdrop, whilst THE COURT Cafe Bar offers a selection of cakes and beverages in informal surroundings.


The BEST WESTERN PLUS Dean Court Hotel is the only hotel near York Minster with a history linked to the minster itself, being originally built as dwellings for the clergy. Totally renovated in 2006-8, today it is one of the best hotels in York with a standard of cuisine that’s second to none.



Winner of a 2AA Rosette award for 2014, elegant D.C.H the restaurant,  is open every day from 11am to 9.30pm – dinner is served from 6pm. As the only hotel restaurant in York offering views of the Minster, no other hotel in York can rival the Dean Court for its setting or cuisine, which is renowned throughout Yorkshire. Menus are dominated by fresh local produce and accompanied by the finest personally selected wines. For the comfort of other guests the hotel is non-smoking throughout.

THE COURT Café and Bar open from 10am to 10pm it offers a wide range of food and beverage items and even traditional cream and champagne teas. Really relaxing and comfortable seating with several sofas, the bar offers a pleasant place to unwind with a drink.

Some 4 star hotels in York can be less than welcoming to families, but at the Dean Court you can be sure of a warm and friendly greeting. There is a childrens menu available in D.C.H – the restaurant, with chefs who are able to rustle up almost anything on request! Full room service menus are also available with the restaurant menu itself available also (7pm-9pm) . D.C.H offers a tempting selection of dishes for vegetarians and those on specialised diets including a wide selection for Coeliac/Gluten free guests. 5 stars

Tel: +44 (0)1904 625082

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“Location is a dream and the hotel is very good!”


The staff could not have been more welcoming or helpful with all sorts of details, and the food in both the Court Bistro and the DCH Restaurant was... an amazing treat!