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 warming bowl of soup for a chilly day © NTPL/Elle Horder

A warming bowl of soup for a chilly day

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 © NTPL/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 © NTPL/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.

Warming fare

On chilly winter days, a steamy bowl of soup or a filling hot meal from the Below Stairs Cafe will help warm you up. Also check out our tasty home-made cakes and sweet treats.

Christmas lunches

Book a festive lunch in our Below Stairs Cafe. Book your Christmas lunch here, available between 4 and 19 December.

York city shopping

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. You can also view and purchase the range online.

A real treasure

Do visit our ground floor gift shop, housed in the historic kitchen. Besides the Delft tiles and the copper pans you'll find special gifts for home and garden plus books, cards and lovely souvenirs.

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.


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.