Eating & shopping

Special occasion?

The perfect space for a catch-up with friends or leisurely family lunch © A de Serra

The perfect space for a catch-up with friends or leisurely family lunch

Catching up with friends and family? York can be a busy place for getting you all around a table. Call us to find out more about hiring our Below Stairs Cafe for your occasion. Or for smaller groups, why not call in advance and book a table?


Enjoy a welcome cuppa © Photography by Ward

Enjoy a welcome cuppa

Treat yourself to afternoon tea in the Below Stairs Cafe with our tempting array of sandwiches, cakes, teas and coffees. Download our menu to find out more.

Fancy a spot of lunch?

A sandwich and salad from the Below Stairs cafe © Kate Davies

A sandwich and salad from the Below Stairs cafe

Whether you're after a light bite or a long lunch with friends, the Below Stairs Cafe serves a large array of choices. Download our menu to see our selection of sandwiches and soups and as well as delicious main dishes.

Pick up a souvenir

Pick up a treat or two © Tintinhull staff

Pick up a treat or two

The Treasurer's House shop is in the original downstairs kitchen, and offers a selection of our most popular cards, gifts and mementoes.

Gluten-free options

Gluten-free goodies © Montacute Staff

Gluten-free goodies

We are pleased to offer a range of tasty gluten-free choices every day in our Below Stairs Cafe. See our menu or contact a member of staff for details.

York city shopping

The National Trust autumn shop range

Treasurer's House is in the heart of the city of York. So why not visit our high street shop, just around the corner, which sells the full range of National Trust items and every penny spent supports the charity.


Find out more about Treasurer's House by picking up our guidebook at reception, filled with fascinating facts about the property, its former residents and its history. A great souvenir for £4.

Fancy a good read?

Browse the books in our second-hand book shop

You'll find our second-hand book store in a cosy corner of the Treasurer's House flat. Prices are £1.50 for paperbacks and £3 for hardbacks, with all proceeds going to the National Trust.