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Weding MT Hall 12/06/2014

“We wanted to write and thank you for making our wedding on Saturday at the Merchant Taylors Hall the happiest day of our lives. It was everything we had hoped for and more and much of that is down to you all. Right from the start you have been a pleasure to deal with - professional, reassuring and full of advice. You always filled us with confidence ad this made the whole process completely stress free and enjoyable! The venue is stunning and what you did with the table layout and how you dressed the tables really added to the overall effect. Our guests were overwhelmed with how fabulous it looked. The food was absolutely delicious. We had thoroughly enjoyed the taster session and on the big day the quality of every dish was superb. We\'ve been talking to friends and family since the day and everyone has been gushing about how great the food was - the fish and chip canape in particular was a real hit! We never got to meet the chef, so please pass on our heartfelt thanks. We\'d also like to thank you for really looking after us at the venue on the day - the team worked so hard and we know it must have been a very long day for them all. They were always helpful and friendly. Everyone has commented on how great they were. A special thanks from my good friend who was in a wheelchair, she said you were all so kind to her. Please pass on our thanks to every member of the team who was there on the day. A special thanks to Enid - she was a star. She was so patient, standing for the whole time while four of us rambled on during the speeches!Thanks to Enid and the team for collecting everythign together at the end of the day for us. It made packing up the car so much easier and we got it all in one trip!”


Mr and Mrs Gee
Bride and Groom

Afternoon Teas in the Merchant Taylors Hall York
Link - To Celebrate a special event in your life, book the Merchant Taylors for a wonderful Afternoon Tea. From your very first birthday tea party to a wedding reception. Pre booking is required, for further informaion please call us on 01347 878628.
To Celebrate a special event in your life, book the Merchant Taylors for a wonderful Afternoon Tea. From your very first birthday tea party to a wedding reception. Pre booking is required, for further informaion please call us on 01347 878628.
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Wedding, Banquet, and Conference Hall for Hire in Central York

The Merchant Taylors Hall is a carefully restored 14th Century venue for hire within the historic walls of York. Perfect for

The Merchant Taylors Hall, York is managed by Poppy Caterers.

You can also use Poppy Events event equipment hire service to make your event extra special. They offer everything you might need to style the hall – from wedding chair covers to glass hire. You can also use their venue styling service which will help you select the best items to create a particular look for your event.


Private Hire of our Hall in York

The beautiful hall is suitable for Banquets, Wedding, Corporate & Special Occasions.

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Merchant Taylors Hall

Merchant Taylors may have been built in 1649 but it has all the modern facilities you need.

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Catering at Merchant Taylors

Mouthwatering dishes are prepared by Poppy Caterers on-site team for your guests.

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Historic yet modern

The 14th century Hall of the Company of Merchant Taylors, is an easy to find venue in York located within the historic walls, not far from the York Minster.

It has been carefully restored and offers a unique blend of historic architecture, atmosphere, modern facilities and first class catering.

Perfect for Small or large gatherings

The Hall provides very flexible accommodation. The Great Hall has capacity for 120 guests seated for dinner and many more theatre style. The Small Hall can seat up to 40 for dinner and also provides a great space for pre-event receptions, small meetings, or events. In the Spring and Summer the Hall's delightful garden can also be used for receptions.

The Hall has parking for up to 20 cars.

Local car parks are within 3 minutes walk; and York station is a short taxi ride or walk away.

A quality service you can trust

Catering and events in the Hall are managed by Poppy Caterers an experienced and respected local business.

Poppy Caterers are well known for bespoke catering of the highest standard and running successful events with their highly praised team.

Merchant Taylors Hall and Poppy Marquees are just what's required for "never to be forgotten" weddings, banquets, special celebrations, prestigious dinners, important meetings, conferences and exhibitions in central York.

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