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“very poor evening meal”
Review of Treasurer's House

Treasurer's House
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US$50.22*
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The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #18 of 205 things to do in York
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Step through 2,000 years of history with one visit to this house of dreams, where rooms are set up and furnished to mirror the grand styles from medieval times to the early 1900's.
Stevenage, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“very poor evening meal”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Whilst on holiday in York (17th - 24th May 2014), we had booked an evening meal, followed by theatre. Theatre was excellent, however the meal before at the Treasurers House was very poor. When we booked on the phone before the holiday, the menu was a choice of 'Summer Chicken Casserole' or a Ravioli dish, followed by Caramel and Apple Tart, or a Fruit Meringue. I asked if I could have ice cream as I didn't like either of the dessert choices, but was told it was not possible as they do not hold a stock of ice cream. On the day the Chicken casserole turned out to be no more than a bowl of very watery soup, with a few (very few) chopped vegetables, and a few pieces of chicken. With it was a piece of bread and a plate of 'Green Leaves'. The Caramel and Apple Tart was served with ICE CREAM, which I was told was not available. The cost of this meal was £18.00 each. Extremely disappointing. I did complain to the Treasurers House, who said they were sorry, and someone would probably call me back, this never happened. So when we got home I sent an email to the National Trust, who did not bother to reply. Never Again - beware!

Visited May 2014
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Milledgeville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“A Grand Old House”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

This beautifully maintained house dates back to the earliest days of the York Minster, when sitting on the cathedral grounds, it housed the minster's treasurer. Ancient history, ghost tales and a nice tea room for lunch complement this special place.

Visited May 2014
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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“Good little house with lots of collections”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Well maintained National Trust property with a good collection of Frank Green's items. Went on the Ghost Cellar and Attic tours which were both informational and entertaining !!

Visited May 2014
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Somerset UK
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“Lovely bit of Old England”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Close to the Minster with views of the chapter. Ghosts in the cellar and original period furniture..

Visited May 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Ghosts in the cellars and attic tours!”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Another fascinating and mind bending 'big' house in the centre of York. This is a National Trust property. Transformed by Mr Frank Green from a wreck to a period time piece this house is a mystery waiting to be unravelled. Your eyes really do deceive you in this quirky house. The ghost tour of the cellars is well worth doing as too is the tour of the attics, where the servants slept. The guides are wonderful, they 'know their stuff!' and they are wonderfully approachable and eager to impart the story of the house, the items in it and all about Mr Frank Green too. Excellent place to visit.

Visited April 2014
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