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Black Swan at Oldstead

  • AA 5 Gold Star Restaurant with Rooms
  • AA 4 Rosettes
  • Deliciouslyorkshire Winner
  • White Rose Award Winner

Restaurant with Rooms with 4 rooms £80-£120 pppnb

WHITE ROSE AWARD WINNER DELICIOUSLYORKSHIRE MEMBER, DELICIOUSLYORKSHIRE BREAKFAST, DELICIOUSLYORKSHIRE WINNER, 2011, MICHELIN STAR, AA 5 GOLD STAR RESTAURANT WITH ROOMS, AA 4 ROSETTES

Black Swan at Oldstead

Black Swan at Oldstead

Contact

01347 868387

Address

Oldstead,
Near Byland Abbey,
York,
YO61 4BL

Details

'The Black Swan at Oldstead is a restaurant with rooms created by The Banks family who have lived and farmed around Oldstead for centuries. Their passion for the land and it's seasons is real and to them The Black Swan is not just a place of work, but a way of life.

Head Chef Tommy Banks and his team have held a Michelin Star for 2 years and are renowned for having developed a unique style.

The cooking is simple, but bold in it's simplicity. The food is all about ingredients - a carrot is valued just as highly as a fillet of beef. Each ingredient is treated individually and all with the same affection. There is an “Oldstead” style which goes well beyond the kitchen, an obvious example of which is the new home-made drinks list which has fresh juices, cordials, liqueurs and cocktails made using home-grown and foraged ingredients.

Another major development is the new 2 acre kitchen garden adjoining The Black Swan. The intention is to grow really special produce and be largely self-sufficient by focusing the menu around home-produced vegetables, salad, herbs, mushrooms and fruit.

Tommy's blog gives a unique behind-the-scenes insight into the latest developments at The Black Swan at Oldstead. https://tommybanks.wordpress.com



Children welcomeTelephoneRadioTelevisionTea/coffee making in bedroomsMinibar in bedroomsLicenced (table or bar)Special diets availableLounge for residents' useIroning facilitiesConference facilitiesChristmas special programmeTravel agent bookingsSnacks/afternoon teaPrivate parkingGardenTotally non-smokingDogs/pets NOT acceptedBuilding of historical interestDisabled facilitiesCentral heatingElectric shaver pointsTelevision availableFishingPony trekking/horse-ridingShootingGolf available (onsite or nearby)Restaurant open to non-residentsVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedPublic house/InnVegetarian diet availableWiFi or internet accessDVD playerCD playerEvening mealsHairdryerHigh chairs availableReal log/coal fires

The Black Swan is situated in a stunning rural location in the South West corner of The North York Moors National Park. The area draws walkers and those wanting to enjoy the idyllic scenery. To cater for this, Tom Banks has complied a series of walking guides which feature unique nuggets of local knowledge and history gleaned from his father which are available in the bar. Within a few miles there are facilities for golf, fishing, pony trekking, 4x4 off-road driving, quad bike safari and clay pigeon shooting. Ideal for exploring the Moors, Dales and Coast and visiting Helmsley, Whitby and York. Children welcome from age 10.

Contact

01347 868387

Address

Oldstead,
Near Byland Abbey,
York,
YO61 4BL

Location

Directions

See location of Black Swan at Oldstead on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 530801  Lat: 54.21390 Long: -1.18878

By Road:
From A170 (3 miles SW of Helmsley) take signs for Wass then Byland Abbey

From A19 (3 miles S of Thirsk) take signs for Coxwold then Byland Abbey

From all directions follow the brown tourist signs to Byland Abbey

From Byland Abbey take the road 1 mile to Oldstead

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelephoneTelephone
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Minibar in bedroomsMinibar in bedrooms
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Conference facilitiesConference facilities
  • Christmas special programmeChristmas special programme
  • Travel agent bookingsTravel agent bookings
  • Snacks/afternoon teaSnacks/afternoon tea
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • FishingFishing
  • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
  • ShootingShooting
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Restaurant open to non-residentsRestaurant open to non-residents
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Public house/InnPublic house/Inn
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires

The Black Swan is situated in a stunning rural location in the South West corner of The North York Moors National Park. The area draws walkers and those wanting to enjoy the idyllic scenery. To cater for this, Tom Banks has complied a series of walking guides which feature unique nuggets of local knowledge and history gleaned from his father which are available in the bar. Within a few miles there are facilities for golf, fishing, pony trekking, 4x4 off-road driving, quad bike safari and clay pigeon shooting. Ideal for exploring the Moors, Dales and Coast and visiting Helmsley, Whitby and York. Children welcome from age 10.