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Relax and enjoy a unique dining experience in the College's on-site training restaurant where exceptional food and drink products, many from local suppliers, come together to produce unusual and exciting gastronomic delights.

Ashfields not only provides unique, reasonably priced food, it also acts as a training restaurant where students can work on their culinary skills.

Opening times
(from September 2022)

Ashfields is open to the public for a range of events throughout the year including evening and lunchtimes offering everything from gourmet taster menus to afternoon tea and fish and chips. Our professional chef students are proud to present their delicious dishes and the front of house students are delighted to welcome you Ashfields and display their service skills.

If you would like to join us for one of our exciting events such as tasting menus, afternoon teas or gin paring evenings please contact us at ashfields@yorkcollege.ac.uk or call 01904 770253.

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Opening times
(from September 2022)

Ashfields is open to the public for a range of events throughout the year including evening and lunchtimes offering everything from gourmet taster menus to afternoon tea and fish and chips. Our professional chef students are proud to present their delicious dishes and the front of house students are delighted to welcome you Ashfields and display their service skills.

If you would like to join us for one of our exciting events such as tasting menus, afternoon teas or gin paring evenings please contact us at ashfields@yorkcollege.ac.uk or call 01904 770253.

Getting to us

Parking is free of charge after 5.00pm.

If parking during the daytime, please obtain a £1 parking ticket from the machine and a visitor permit from our Welcome Desk to display in your windscreen.

If you are parking or being dropped off in a vehicle that is not a licensed taxi, please ensure that you use the College entrance on Sim Balk Lane, (the road towards Bishopthorpe). Please note the bus lane entrance on Tadcaster Road has automatic number plate scanners and driving through it will incur a fine unless you are a registered taxi, minibus or coach (this applies 7 days a week).

Private functions

Corporate and private functions for up to 50 guests are available.

If you’re looking for a venue for a function, Ashfields can cater for functions or parties, large or small and won’t compromise on the quality of the food or service.

Our Restaurant Coordinator and Head Chef can work with you to produce detailed planning of your event to make it as stress-free as possible. From menus to table decorations, we’ll be with you every step of the way as your function is as personal to us as it is to you. We can offer packages tailor-made to suit your requirements at competitive prices.

Unfortunately, Ashfields cannot provide outside catering for events.

If you would like to find out more please call 01904 770253 or email ashfieldsrestaurant@yorkcollege.ac.uk to arrange a meeting to discuss your requirements.

Lunchtime service

12noon – 2.00pm*

Closed for lunch on Mondays and Thursdays

Express lunches served in an informal setting with a menu that varies daily.

Lunches and Afternoon teas are available on a number of Thursdays and Fridays between 12.00pm and 2.00pm

Enjoy lunch or Afternoon tea in Ashfields for a less formal dining experience. Our lunches offer superb dishes that don’t compromise on quality. From fish and chips to afternoon tea our lunch menu has been designed with everyone’s budget in mind. Bookings are essential and can be made by contacting Ashfields by email at ashfieldsrestaurant@yorkcollege.ac.uk or on 01904 770253.

Prices:

Starter: £3.00, Mains: £5.50, Desserts: £3.00.

Fish and chips: £7

Afternoon Tea: £12.50.

Evening service

Relaxed, formal dining and contemporary cuisine combine for a stylish dining experience.

For formal dining and inventive menus, an evening in Ashfields offers the opportunity to experience amazing culinary creations and attentive service in a relaxed atmosphere. Ashfields opens on a number of Wednesday evenings from 6.00pm (carriages at 9.00pm) serving a range of a la carte and tasting menus. Reservations are essential and can be made by contacting Ashfields by email at ashfieldsrestaurant@yorkcollege.ac.uk or on 01904 770253.

Prices:

Starters: £4.00, Mains: £9.00, Deserts: £4.00

Taster Menus from £20

*What's On Menu subject to change

Bookings

If you would like to make a booking please call 01904 770253 or email ashfieldsrestaurant@yorkcollege.ac.uk to speak to one of our team. Alternatively you can fill in the enquiry form below and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Bookings

If you would like to make a booking please call 01904 770253 or email ashfieldsrestaurant@yorkcollege.ac.uk to speak to one of our team. Alternatively you can fill in the enquiry form below and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

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