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So much more than a Michelin-Starred Restaurant With Rooms

The Black Swan at Oldstead is unique as the only restaurant in Yorkshire and the North East to hold a Michelin Star and 4 AA Rosettes. Tommy Banks' talent as a chef is in itself truly remarkable. He has been Britain's youngest Michelin-Starred chef for two years now and is becoming widely regarded for his ground-breaking innovation. For us, it's much more than just Michelin Star food. The focus is all about where we are and who we are - a reflection of "Oldstead" - traditional Yorkshire with a swirling mix of creativity and eccentricity. We design and build most things ourselves. Whatever it is, it's us, and as our guests you'll see it for yourselves.

Our Life On Your Plate; Designed and Made in Oldstead

Have a read of our Blog, Made In Oldstead, which we started almost 2 years ago, at the very beginning of our adventure to build The Black Swan its very own kitchen garden.

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We're excited to announce that Tommy's 1st cookbook 'Roots' out May 2018, is now available for pre-order! Showcasing North Yorkshire's finest landscapes, the book features 100 recipes, stunning photography as well as stories and ideas about growing, foraging and preserving.


Tommy Banks is back, competing once again to represent the North East on this years Great British Menu, hoping to get a dish through to the banquet that this year is celebrating 140 years of the Wimbledon Championships. Make sure you tune in on BBC One from the 22nd May.


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