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Private venue hire in York

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Private Event hire at The Merchant Taylors Hall in York

Enjoy sumptuous food and fine wine in a wonderful historic setting at The Merchant Taylors Hall. Our hall is ideal to celebrate anniversaries, birthdays, christenings and more.  You can discuss your requirements with us and we will provide you with a bespoke service. Our staff can customise menus and decorations to suit your personal style and taste. 

Banquets at Merchant Taylors York

Excellent food and fine wines in wonderful historic surroundings – The Merchant Taylors Hall in the centre of York, one of England's great cities, is just the place for that special dinner or sumptuous banquet. The place to celebrate your anniversary, society or company special occasion. Just the place to make the event stand out in your guests' minds.
Poppy Caterers are just the people to provide the fine dining, run the event for you and ensure it is a convivial, enjoyable occasion.

Whatever your aims, Poppy Caterers will help you organise a successful occasion and design a menu and suggest wines; they offer a number of bespoke dining options including a range of delicious and varied fine dining and banquet menus and will tailor these to individual requirements.

Well equipped with modern facilities 

Our venue is situated in the centre of York and is well equipped with modern facilities, free Wi-Fi and plenty of parking space. For more information about our services or to book our venue, call us now. We will be happy to help you with all your requirements.  

Venue Hire for Exhibitions York

The Merchant Taylors Hall is an excellent city centre venue for
  • Wedding exhibitions
  • Craft fairs
  • Recruitment shows
  • Antique fairs
  • and many other types of exhibition or show


  • City centre location
  • Historic architecture
  • Modern facilities
  • Flexible accommodation
  • Free wi-fi
  • 5 minute walk from public car parks
  • Professional event management by Poppy Caterers

The Halls

There are 3 areas available for hire:
  • The Great Hall can seat up to 150 in theatre or cabaret layout, 100 in a class room layout, and 60 in Board room layout.
  • The adjoining Small Hall can be used as a smaller board room, a reception area and/or for catering or as "break out" space.
  • The Master's Room, which seats 15, is also available.
Poppy Caterers have considerable successful experience running and catering for conferences, business meetings and seminars.

Birthdays and Celebrations

There are numerous occasions when you need a special place for family gatherings:
  • Aniversaries
  • Birthdays
  • Retirements
  • Christenings
  • Funeral wakes
Venue Overview
  • 2 Halls to choose from:
  • Great Hall: capacity 120 people
  • Small Hall: capacity 60 people
  • Fully licensed bar with real ales, pump beers, spirits and wine
  • Free parking for 18 cars
  • Free Wi-fi
The Merchant Taylors Hall in York is perfect when you need unobtrusive but high quality service at any time of day.

The hall is in the centre of  York, within easy walking distance of most central places of worship and places of work and with some car parking
Choose Poppy Caterers for private venue hire. Call us now on
01347 878 628
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