The Fairfax Arms Restaurant


The emphasis is on excellent quality to create simple but tasty dishes. Our dishes are perfect for those wanting to pop in for a quick supper as well as some top quality gourmet dishes for those wanting to visit for a more special occasion.


Head Chef Tracey Cooper along with her team take great pleasure in creating imaginative dishes using fresh produce which is locally sourced as much as possible.



Renowned Head Chef - Tracy Cooper

Our renowned head chef, Tracy Cooper and her team take pride in using locally sourced Produce and Culinary Innovations to excite the most discerning of palates.

Our Menu constantly changes based on the seasons of the year whilst keeping our customers most favoured dishes.


Making a Reservation:


We take reservations for both the dining room & the lounge / bar area, booking is highly recommended especially on Friday & Saturday evenings, we do however also try and accommodate as many walk ins as possible so if you are in the area and haven’t made a reservation with us it is always worth popping in.

To book a table please telephone us on:

01439 788 212


Groups, Parties & Special Occasions:


We can cater for groups of up to 70 and can provide a private dining room for up to 20 people. Our chefs are happy to work with you to provide personal menus tailored to your individual requirements. The Fairfax Arms is a great venue for celebrations and functions of all sizes. As well as sit down meals we can provide a range of buffet menus to suit your needs.


Please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Special Dietary Requirements:


Most of our menu is available in gluten free variations and we always have some vegetarian options on offer, however should you have any specific dietary needs please let us know in advance and we will do our best to cater to your requirements.


We look forward to welcoming you very soon to eat at The Fairfax Arms!



Opened Spring 2017

In 2017 The Fairfax Arms launched a brand new Orangery development - a venue perfectly designed for Private Parties, Functions, Conferences, Small Events and Fine Dining.


As well as the Orangery itself, The Fairfax has completely updated its outdoor seating, providing the perfect area for Al Fresco Dining in comfortable contemporary Ratten Furniture. BBQ’s and relaxed drinks during the warm summer days and nights are perfect in the relaxing new area.

  • Orangery Extension

  • Indoor and Outdoor Seating for the Restaurant and Drinkers

  • Perfect for, Parties Corporate events and Functions


You can email The Fairfax Arms using the form or directly at:
Call The Fairfax Arms on:
01439 788212
The Fairfax Arms
Main Street
Gilling East
York, YO62 4JH
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Our complementary shuttle bus is now
available to our diners Monday to Friday!
• FREE collection and drop-off within a 10 mile radius •
• 48 hours notice required •
• Table minimum of 8 diners, maximum 13 •
Please call 01439 788212 and speak to a
member of staff for details and bookings.

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