Corporate Hire at the Merchant Adventurers' Hall

The place to do business in York for over 650 years...



The Merchant Adventurers' Hall is a unique and prestigious venue for your corporate event. The Hall offers the perfect blend of modern conveniences in a stunning venue and is conveniently located in the historic heart of York.


Dining & Receptions

The Hall makes an excellent setting for corporate dining, whether it's to celebrate with your staff or impress partners and clients. Our five dedicated caterers can provide you with a delicious silver service dinner in the Great Hall, preceeded or followed by a drinks reception and entertainment in the atmospheric Undercroft.


Merchants Banquet

For larger parties looking to experience a historic evening of great food and entertainment; the JORVIK Viking Centre are offering an exclusive 'Merchants' Medieval Banquet' which takes in a  tour and drinks reception at the world famous JORVIK Viking Centre followed by a three course banquet here at the Hall.

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The Hall is Wi-Fi enabled.

Small Meetings 

Looking for a convenient and impressive meeting space in the centre of York? Our elegant Committee Room is suitable for smaller gatherings of up to 20.


Other information

Stiletto heels are not permitted in the Hall, this is to protect both you and our ancient wooden floor. Please ensure that all conference delegates are aware of this.

If corporate guests do have heels that are smaller than a 5 pence coin they will be required to buy heel caps at £3.50 a pair from the Hall office.


We do not pay commission to agencies on any bookings.


Download our Hall Hire brochure here


Great Hall


Merchants' Medieval Banquet




Committee Room


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