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Unique Tiles Room in York
  • £220/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • York, UK
Located in a quieter area, on the lower ground, The Tiles is a unique grade II listed meeting space for up to 20 delegates with its eclectic ‘tiles’ from floor to ceiling and original ornate features. The Tiles is perfect for the smaller meetings or syndicate room. Features: • Natural Daylight • In House AV Technician Please note that the published rate and minimum # of hours to book are flexible and it depends on the days of the week, timings & number of guests. So, it would be best to inquire if you are interested. Day hire starting rate for our event and meeting spaces is at £2000. We have other listings available to hire. Please check it out and inquire for custom rate. *The venue may have a separate cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.
Woodland Kitchen and Bar
  • £50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • York, UK
Nearby in the woods is a our very own woodland kitchen and bar – A couple of minutes stroll through the woods from the camp. Please check opening times and days as depending on the time of year it has limited opening. For larger parties we can open by arrangement. You’ll find a cosy, stylish, and of course, rustic vibe, serving a great flat white and a wide range of teas, soft drinks as well as bottled local beers, wines and woodland cocktails. This is shaping up to be somewhere totally unique and very special, casual but with a stunning interior and bar, and covered tree trunk verandas, complete with fire pit outside. This will take woodland glamping to a whole new level and will be offering continental breakfasts, snacks, light lunches and evening food by arrangement, using the very best local suppliers and local produce.
Marvelous Venue for all types of Events in York
  • £100/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • York, UK
Home of timeless experiences… step inside to enjoy botanical cocktails, finest ales, a food menu full of the flavours of home all served by passionate teams and a backdrop of your favourite music. At our restaurant, a unique restaurant and bar located in the beating heart of York, staff strive to give all guests an experience worth shouting about. Offering hearty food at the forefront of modern cuisine we boast items such as fresh flatbreads and delicious deli boards: food to feed the soul. Please note that the published rate and minimum # of hours to book are flexible and it depends on the type of event, days of the week, timings & number of guests. So, it would be best to enquire if you are interested. The venue may have a separate cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.
Contemporary Event Space in York
  • £220/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • York, UK
Situated on the 1st floor of the hotel, This Contemporary Event Space in York is a versatile room with a view of York Minster in the distance. With traditional neutral décor, ornate wall panelling and crystal chandeliers, This space feels contemporary with high ceilings and large windows overlooking the gardens and York Minster. This meeting room is ideal as a main meeting room or large syndicate room and also perfect for small intimate dinners. Features: • Natural Daylight • Climate controlled • In House AV Technician • External Breakout refreshment area included Please note that the published rate and minimum # of hours to book are flexible and it depends on the days of the week, timings & number of guests. So, it would be best to inquire if you are interested. Day hire starting rate for our event and meeting spaces is at £2000. We have other listings available to hire. Please check it out and inquire for custom rate. *The venue may have a separate cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need my own production or event insurance in York?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in York on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in York?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in York at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Reception venues are available in York?
Right now, there are 18 Reception venues available in York.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for York bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for York guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for York locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near York?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in York. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my York booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in York?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in York is $171 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in York?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Reception venues in York, UK?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $50 to $220.
Which Reception venues are most popular in York, UK in 2022?
How do I book a York location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a York reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About York

Located in the North of England, York is one of the UK’s smaller cities with a population of just over 200,000 people. Despite its small size, the city is a popular tourist spot, attracting almost seven million tourists each year. York is described by inhabitants as 'lively, but small enough to feel like home', a fitting description to anyone who has visited before.

So if you’re looking for a city of this description for your reception, you’re in luck! York is home to dozens of beautiful venues where you and your loved ones can celebrate saying your vows by dancing the night away!

Reception Options in York

  • Caterer
    The food is one of the best parts of the wedding for your guests, apart from seeing you say your vows to your significant other, of course. Unfortunately, wedding catering isn’t easyyou’ve got dozens of different tastes to cater for, and some attendees may have specific dietary requirements. Thankfully, York is home to several reputable catering businesses that provide delicious food for your reception.
  • Furniture Hire
    To ensure your reception venue adheres to your wedding theme, you may want to consider hiring some furniture. You’ll be surprised at the impact good furniture has on the look of your venue! So whether you need tables, chairs, stools, sofas, benches or even thrones, hiring extra furniture is bound to have the look you need to make your event feel complete.

Reception Vendors in York

  • Event Hire UK
    Once you’ve found the perfect reception venue in York, you may need to hire some additional furniture to make the space comfortable for your guests. Event Hire UK can help you find the right furniture for your reception. The company has a wealth of experience in the sector. It offers a wide variety of furniture options, including chairs, tables, sofas, armchairs and much more. Event Hire UK is your one-stop shop for all the items you need to make your reception a night to remember!
  • Poppy Caterers
    Poppy Caterers offers first-class wedding catering services in Yorkshire. The company’s chefs pride themselves on creating delectable menus that delight guests. But don’t take our word for it; the proof is in the pudding. For example, Poppy Caterers won the Best Wedding Caterer Award at the 2019 North of England Wedding Awards! Focusing on high-quality ingredients and bespoke menus, the caterer is an ideal choice for a couple wishing to tailor a menu for their big day.

Pros and Cons of Receptions in York


  • Plenty of venues
    York is a popular place that receives millions of visitors each year. As a result, dozens of brilliant venues have emerged, meaning you won’t struggle to find somewhere for your reception!
  • Green spaces
    York is known for its many beautiful green spacesthere are plenty of places where you can get lost in nature! Popular parks and nature reserves include Rowntree Park, Homestead Park, Moorlands Nature Reserve and Askham Bog Nature Reserve. Pay these parks a visit if you wish to enjoy a little more after the reception!
  • Proximity to other cities
    York is within an hour’s drive or train journey from Leeds and Sheffield. So if your friends or family members live in either of these cities, it’ll be easy for them to travel to York to attend your reception.


  • Public transport
    Public transport in York can be a problem at times. Traffic can quickly become congested, especially in the city centre, meaning it takes longer to travel around the city. However, if you don’t have a car, bus travel is the best option. Make sure to remind your guests about potential traffic if they don't want to be late to your reception.
  • Traffic
    A survey carried out in York found that nearly 90 percent of the city’s residents say traffic is a serious problem as more people choose to use their cars instead of public transport. So if you’re travelling in the city, it’s best to set off early to avoid being late!
  • Tourists
    York is a tourist magnet for several reasons: the history, architecture, food-and-drink scene and much more. What that means is that the city can be incredibly busy. Crowds can get in your way and cause delays when you're running for errands or travelling to your reception venue.

Famous Locations in York

  • Yorkshire Air Museum
    If you’re a history fan, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to visit Yorkshire Air Museum. Located just east of York, the museum explores the fascinating history of aviation, from Sir George Cayley’s famous glider and the Wright Flyer, all the way to futuristic supersonic jets. But Yorkshire Air Museum is not only an aircraft exhibit. The buildings also house extensive archive material, documents and important information that tells the incredible stories of those alive during these periods. So if you’re looking for something to do that interests the entire family from big to small, Yorkshire Air Museum is ideal. The good news is that a family ticket, suitable for two adults and two children, costs just £30!
  • York Maze
    Situated a couple of miles east of the city, York Maze is one of York’s most beloved family attractions. Open during the summer months, the maze offers a wide variety of exhilarating activities for all family members: mazes, remote control boat racing, playgrounds, obstacle courses, climbing zones, slides, rides, quad biking, crazy golf and much more! Once you’ve spent a couple of hours enjoying yourself, why not head over to The Kernel’s Kitchen for a bite to eat? There, you’ll find a delicious menu offering delicious delights, including bacon sandwiches, chips and yummy falafel burgers! Sounds fantastic, doesn’t it?
  • Brew York
    Craft beer fans won’t want to pass up the opportunity to visit Brew York, a brewery founded in 2016 by Lee Grabham and Wayne Smith. Before launching Brew York, the two friends had a passion for craft beer and home-brewing and wanted to bring their passion to life for others to enjoy. And just like that, Brew York was born. Located in York’s bustling city centre, Brew York’s Bavarian-style beer hall is a popular spot with tourists who visit to try the venue's impressive selection of 40 beer taps! Visitors can also indulge in YUZU Street Food, delicious Asian-style dishes created in the beer hall’s open kitchen.