Medieval Banquet

The year is 1483 and your party are invited to dine at the medieval townhouse of William Snawsell, the Lord Mayor of York.

Join us in the Great Hall to eat hearty food, swig foaming ale and enjoy medieval music and storytelling.

Your Medieval Banquet at Barley Hall will be a night to remember!

Available for parties between 25 and 45 guests, seated in the Great Hall.

medieval banquet host at barley hall

 Chamberlain’s Supper Package:

  • 3½ hours hire of the Great Hall (7:00pm – 10:30pm)
  • Welcome by costumed staff
  • Medieval Host/Storyteller
  • Welcome drink (mulled or mead wine) & private access to Barley Hall’s exhibitions
  • Medieval seated three-course meal including complimentary drinks*
  • Medieval background music

*half a bottle of wine per person, plus jugs of juice and water will be provided with your meal

Menus Prices
Chamberlains Supper Menu £45 per person
Extra hour hire £75.00 per hour

Lord Mayor’s Banquet Package:

Enjoy the same options as the Chamberlain’s Supper with enhanced menu options to suit a Lord Mayor of York!

Menus Prices
Lord Mayor’s Banquet £50 per person
Extra hour hire £75.00 per hour

Make the most out of your medieval evening by booking one or more of the additional entertainment options below:

  • Cash Bar provision – £100 or free for over 45 guests
  • Duo Medieval Minstrels (live medieval music)* – £350
  • Medieval Combat entertainment* – £100.00

*Subject to availability

Please note: prices exclude VAT


Chamberlain’s Supper Menu & Lord Mayor’s Banquet Menu


For more information, please email our friendly Hospitality team on and a member of the team will get back to you as soon as possible.