Looking for the Best Afternoon Tea York can offer?
You will be spoilt for choice with so many places for Afternoon Tea York has endless hotels, restaurants and Cafes all offering an individual, unforgettable experience, and with many of them offering vouchers or deals , there is no excuse for you not to treat yourselves.
23 Afternoon Teas York Has to Offer
The Grand, Station Rise, York YO1 6GD
The Grand is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion with afternoon tea in York. Served in the hotel’s Rise Restaurant with views of York’s City Walls. Indulge in a selection of savoury and sweet treats, served on a silver stand. Choose from the grand afternoon tea, a children’s tea, a tipsy G & Tea or during the festive period there is also a festive tea.
Priced from £25.50 per person.
Served daily 12 noon – 3.45pm.
The Ivy, 2 St. Helen’s Square, York YO1 8QP
The iconic Ivy is located within the bustling St Helen’s Square. Expect all the style and glamour of the original Ivy London, as they serve a delicious selection of savoury and sweet treats seven days a week.
Champagne afternoon tea is priced at £26.50pp
Served daily from 3-5.00pm
61 Clifton, York YO30 6BD
This quaint spot is a vintage family-run tearoom and cakery, serving up cakes and pastries daily making it the perfect location for an afternoon tea. Enjoy a selection of loose-leaf teas and an indulgent selection of afternoon tea classics served on vintage china. The Afternoon Tea Experience includes freshly prepared sandwiches, crisps, salad and scones with strawberry jam and fresh cream.
Please see website for prices
Currently open for takeaways 10am-2.00pm
6-8 St. Helen’s Square, York YO1 8QP
When anyone thinks of afternoon tea in York Bettys is probably the first name that springs to mind. Going strong for over 100 years with queues out of the door come rain or shine, this very English institution ticks all the right boxes for a delicious afternoon tea. Serving a delicious range of sandwiches and sweet treats, you can choose to have a traditional tea or Champagne or Prosecco.
Priced from £19.95 pp with champagne £27.95pp
See website for opening times
The Principal Hotel, Station Rd, York YO24 1AA
With stunning views across the lawns all the way to the Minster, The Principal’s Garden Room is a beautiful location. Winner of Visit York’s Tearoom of the Year 2019. The Principal utilises the very best local and seasonal produce to deliver one of the best afternoon teas in York with some mouthwatering added extras.
Priced from £22.95pp, with champagne £29.50pp
Served daily from 1pm to 5pm
National Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York YO26 4XJ
Afternoon tea in York aboard the beautifully restored Countess of York might be the next best thing to the Orient Express. Featuring delicious sandwiches and homemade cakes together with a wide selection of loose-leaf teas. There are even gluten-free and children’s options too.
Priced from £25.50 per person
Served at weekends.
1 Clifton, York YO30 6AA
Built-in 1829, The Grange is a luxury hotel, with a brasserie restaurant with luxurious Regency style décor. The quaint and cosy Morning Room is where the selection of freshly made cakes and savoury nibbles are served. You can even upgrade to champagne or sparkling wine options.
Priced from £30 per couple
Served 12 noon – 5pm Sunday to Friday.
Aldwark, Alne, York YO61 1UF
Aldwark Manor is a beautiful 4-star hotel set within 120 acres of picturesque Yorkshire parklands. The afternoon teas include an amuse-bouche, followed by a selection of savoury and sweet treats, served with a choice of English Breakfast, fruit or herbal teas.
See website for opening times
89 The Mount, York YO24 1AX
Located within a Grade II listed mansion, Hotel du Vin offers an extravagant afternoon tea where you can enjoy a delicious treat surrounded by sophisticated décor. Hotel du Vin has also developed a selection of tea infusions.
See website for prices and times
Middlethorpe Hall, Bishopthorpe Rd, York YO23 2GB
Afternoon Tea at Middlethorpe is a long-lasting tradition enhanced by a luxury connection with Hoogly Tea. Hoogly is the pronunciation of ‘hyggelig’, a nordic word used to describe the combined feelings of warmth and well being. These teas are all hand-blended in the UK. Choose from traditional, light or even a chocolate afternoon tea.
Priced from £12.50pp
Served daily 1-4.00pm; weekend 2.45-4.00pm.
York Marriott Hotel, Tadcaster Road, York, YO24 1QQ
Treat yourself to a delicious Afternoon Tea at the Cast Iron Bar and Grill inside the Marriott Hotel in York. Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches including smoked salmon, beef and caramelised onion and cucumber with cream cheese, along with freshly-baked warm scones and a delectable array of sweet treats including vanilla slices and chocolate eclairs.
See website for prices
Monday to Sunday 12.30-3.30pm
10 Castlegate, York, YO1 9RO
The York Cocoa House Afternoon Chocolate has a seasonal menu bwhich has featured savoury chocolate treats such as Yorkshire Blue Cheese & Chocolate Tart and the York Cocoa House Rarebit made with York Chocolate Stout.
Priced from £13.50pp with sparkling wine £4.25 extra
See website for opening times
10 College Street, York, YO1 7JF
Enjoy a special afternoon at Crumbs with a traditional vintage style. They offer posh finger sandwiches, crisps, brownies, scones with cream and jam and of course mini cupcakes.
Priced from £17.50pp
Open daily visit website for times.
13 Stonegate, York, YO1 8AN
Mad hatters Coffee and Cakes is much more than just coffee and cakes. Enjoy brunch, lunch and afternoon tea. Located above Stonegate Teddy Bears they serve a range of high-quality coffee, tea, soft drinks, shakes as well as a delicious afternoon-tea.
54 Low Petergate, York, YO1 7HZ
Galtres Lodge have taken inspiration from their history & created a “Forest Afternoon Tea” – complete with a “forest floor” finale, and carefully paired teas with each course. Enjoy chocolate soil, or chocolate flakes, a meringue toadstool, or chocolate pebbles, and edible flowers.
Priced from £17.50pp
Served daily from 2-5.00pm
Sails from King’s Staith Landing, York, YO1 9SN
A delightful river cruise with a delicious afternoon tea, sailing past Bishopthorpe Palace. The afternoon tea cruise lasts 1 and a half hours and includes finger sandwiches, cakes, pastries and scones.
Please see website for booking, times and prices.
Duncombe Place, York, YO1 7EF
Experience the quintessential English traditional Afternoon Tea in either the restaurant or The Lounge-Bar. Afternoon Tea includes a selection of dainty sandwiches, cakes and pastries, teas and coffees in the surroundings of York’s most stylish boutique hotel.
The restaurant has an enviable backdrop overlooking York Minster.
Afternoon tea from £17.50 per person
Pre-booking is essential see website for details
11 College Street, York, YO1 7JF
Browse through vintage delights in a romantic 17th century shop. Whilst there you can treat yourself to tea and delicious home baked cake on beautiful vintage china, or book a wonderful afternoon tea. Tea includes sandwiches – egg, ham, cheese, tuna; Scones with strawberry jam & clotted cream; 3 mini cakes; crisps and tea or coffee.
Priced from £15
Currently available for collection or local delivery
1 Little Shambles, York, YO1 7LY
Parlormade Scone House boasts a large and eclectic daily selection of sweet and savoury scones, cream teas, scone toast sandwiches and afternoon tea options.
They currently offer a takeaway cream tea see website for details
6 Stonegate, York, YO1 8AS
Enjoy 3 themed Insta-worthy dining rooms, with swing chairs, floor cushions and a neon Art-Deco room. A traditional style afternoon tea has all of the usual delights, you can also do a vegan tea or a children’s tea too. They are also currently offering a takeaway afternoon tea for you to enjoy at home.
Priced from £18.95pp
Please see website for opening times
Market Place, Helmsley, YO62 5BJ
Served on a three-tier silver tea stand and with a choice of 27 teas and tisanes (or a selection of coffees, if preferred), afternoon tea at The Black Swan is a real treat. Enjoy a glass of Champagne for extra decadence.
Prices are £21.95 per person for Traditional Afternoon Tea and £31.95 for Champagne afternoon tea.
Open daily 10am – 5.30pm
16 St Maurice’s Road York YO31 7JA
Dainty and truly delicious from start to finish. Nothing could be a more quintessentially British than a luxurious afternoon tea at Yorkshire Bar and Grill Cafe. Take a look below for a taste of the tantalising treats awaiting you in our afternoon tea menu.
A selection of finger sandwiches including Ham, tomato & mustard mayonnaise and Cheese & Henderson’s chutney, followed by A warm fruit scone served with clotted cream & preserves and then a selection of Yorkshire treats including Lemon curd Eton mess, dark chocolate & cherry brownie, rhubarb macaroons, pistachio & olive oil cake, and the famous Doubletree cookie.
A Vegetarian Afternoon Tea is also available,
Prices from £16.95 per person, with the option to add prosecco or Rose Champagne.
37 The Green York YO26 5LL
Tea Room, Outside Catering for any function and Takeaway set at the green in Acomb. Open at 9am for breakfasts, Teacakes & scones, lunches & afternoon Tea.
Currently offering Valentines Day Afternoon Tea Collections, which consists of A selection of Sandwiches, Homemade Quiche, Sausage Rolls & Mozzarella & Tomato Tart. Scone with Jam & Clotted Cream, Chocolate Tart, Vanilla Cupcake, Heart Chocolates, Strawberries and Salad Garnish
Cost: £12.95 per person
Head on over to their facebook page for further details
Have you made your mind up which York Afternoon Tea you will be trying next ?
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At present all cafes and restaurants are closed due to the lockdown, why not have a read and jot down new places for Afternoon Tea to try once they all open again.