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The Gallery Restaurant at The Black Swan Hotel

AddressThe Black Swan Hotel
Market Place
North Yorkshire
YO62 5BJ
Web Addresswww.blackswan-helmsley.co.uk
Telephone01439 770466
British, Modern British
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3 AA Rosettes
Members and their guests receive a complimentary glass of Louis Roederer Brut Premier Champagne when dining on days shown.

Afternoon Tea
  £20 avg
(Based on two people enjoying three courses)
Standard exclusions apply.
Open for dinner all week from 6.30pm to 9.30pm and lunch on Sundays. Afternoon Tea from 12pm to 5pm.
Chefs Photo
Head Chef - Alan O'Kane

Alan's early career years were spent in London, initially at The Savoy, and later at The Capital, where his classical culinary skills were honed.  He is very well known in his native North East, where he owned two businesses, The Angel of Corbridge, which was completely transformed during his 5 years there, as well as Sidney's at Tynemouth.  Subsequent roles at high calibre restaurants  have included The Fisherman's Lodge at Jesmond Dene, Wynyard Hall, Gilpin Lodge and Foxhills Country Club, Surrey.  Alan's style of cooking and professional experience complements The Black Swan's 3AA Rosette restaurant, as he has achieved this same standard of excellence at Wynyard Hall and Gilpin Lodge. Other accolades include Michelin's Bib gourmand at several establishments, Small North East Hotel of the Year (La Route Guide) and voted 'Top Coastal Restaurant' in The Times and The Observer two years running at Sydne's.  Alan's individual style is essentially Classic/Modern British, simplicity is key, a discerning choice of only a few sensational ingredients with bold flavour combinations.  With this style of cooking, attention to detail and quality is paramount.  When sourcing suppliers, Alan's passion for quality, local provenance along with a detailed knowledge of farming methods and artisan producers is evident. 


Established for over 500 years as a fine hostelry, the iconic Black Swan Hotel sits right in the heart of the North Yorkshire's prettiest market towns, Helmsley and on the edge of the North Yorkshire moors.  

The cosy four-star, 45 bedroom historic properties is one of Yorkshire's finest privately owned hotels, full of charm and character, and right in the centre of it all, surveying the town's bustling market place. Externally, the hotel has three distinct sections, Elizabethan, Georgian and Tudor, giving a hint to its centuries of hospitality, whilst at the rear is a quintessential walled garden tiers away from the property to view the adjoining village church.

The Gallery Restaurant is highly awarded and is adorned with original works of art which may also be bought to take home with you.  Savour delicious seasonal fayre, conjured up by internationally acclaimed, award winning Head Chef, Alan O'Kane.  Or enjoy the charming tearoom, serving a delectable array of teas and having won the 'Award of Excellence' by the illustrious Tea Guild over many years.

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