The Fairfax Arms

in York

Address: Main Street, Gilling East, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 4JH

Phone: +44 01439 788212


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Head chef, Ben Turner takes great pleasure in creating imaginative dishes using fresh produce which is locally sourced as much as possible, and recently gained us recognition in being awarded 2 Rosettes by the AA. We have also been a finalist in the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards and a winner in the Flavour of Herriot Awards, along with been a finalist in FoodPorn Awards.

Dining at The Fairfax Arms is an experience not to be missed. Our newly built oak framed Orangery overlooking the garden and stream provide an idyllic dining experience. The spacious lounge and bar provide a more informal area to dine and relax surrounded by traditional furnishings, wooden beams and the impressive oak bar. The stream side patio with luxury seating  offers a perfect spot for al fresco dining in the summer months.

Making a Reservation:

It is advisable to book a table, especially at weekends, although it is not a necessity. To book please telephone us on 01439 788 212.

Groups, Parties & Special Occasions

Our chefs are happy to work with you to provide personal menus tailored to your individual requirements.

The Fairfax Arms is a great venue for celebrations and functions of all sizes. As well as sit down meals we can provide a range of buffet menus to suit your needs. The Orangery can seat 45 diners  and the dining areas in the original building has 40 covers .

Special Dietary Requirements:

Much of our menu is available in gluten free variations and we always have some vegetarian options on offer, however should you have any specific dietary needs please let us know in advance and we will do our best to cater to your requirements.

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