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The Best Afternoon Tea in York

The Best Afternoon Tea in York

One of our favourite things to do is indulge in a decadent afternoon tea, there’s nothing quite like the quintessentially British tradition. There are not many better places to enjoy an afternoon tea than the unofficial foodie capital of the north, York. From the tourist afternoon tea hotspots to 5-star hotels, independent favourites or dining in a railway carriage, the city of York has a huge array of stunning locations to enjoy one of Britain’s much-loved foodie experiences. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite Afternoon Tea in York, your only dilemma is which one to visit first.

The Grand Hotel & Spa Afternoon Tea York

The Grand G&T Afternoon Tea in York
The Grand Afternoon Tea York

As Yorkshire’s only 5 Star Hotel, The Grand is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion or treat a loved one to afternoon tea in York.  The Grand afternoon tea offers an elaborate tower of savoury and sweet mouth-watering treats, complete with optional Prosecco, Champagne and Gin & Tonic upgrades. Sample their Tipsy Hendricks G&T Afternoon Tea with our Exclusive Offer, £45 for Two People (Saving you 33%).

Hendricks Tipsy G&T Afternoon Tea for Two


Bettys Afternoon Tea York

Bettys York Afternoon Tea
Bettys York Afternoon Tea

When anyone thinks of afternoon tea in York or even Yorkshire, probably the first name that springs to mind is Bettys. Going for over 100 years with queues out of the door most days this very English institution ticks all the right boxes for a delicious afternoon tea.

Find out more – www.bettys.co.uk/cafe-tea-rooms/afternoon-tea-at-bettys


The Principal York Afternoon Tea

The Principal Hotel Afternoon Tea York
The Principal York Afternoon Tea

With stunning views across carefully manicured lawns all the way to the Minster, The Principal’s Garden Room is a strong contender for the most stunning location for afternoon tea in York. On par with the beautiful location is their sumptuous selection of beautiful cakes and pastries created by Head Pastry Chef Brian Roberts while executive Chef Rhys Jackson oversees the savoury selection, utilising the very best local and seasonal produce to deliver one of the best afternoon teas in York with some added extras. Save Over 25% with our Exclusive Champagne Afternoon Tea Offer at The Principal York.

Principal York Champagne Afternoon Tea


Countess of York Afternoon Tea

Countess of York Afternoon Tea
Countess of York Afternoon Tea

Ok, so afternoon tea on the Orient Express might be a tad too expensive for us mere mortals (£235 each to be precise) but afternoon tea in York aboard the beautifully restored Countess of York might be the next best thing. Featuring delicious sandwiches, homemade cakes and fancies together with a wide selection of loose-leaf teas, there’s even gluten-free and children’s options too.

www.nrm.org.uk/planavisit/visityork/countess-york/afternoon-tea


The Ivy York

New kids on the block to the city of York the iconic Ivy rolled into St Helen’s square this year to rival York’s much-loved foodie destinations. Expect all the style and glamour as the original Ivy London as they serve a delicious selection of savoury and sweet treats 7 days a week. Added champagne is obligatory in such a stunning location of course.

www.theivyyork.com

The Ivy Afternoon Tea York
The Ivy York Afternoon Tea

New kids on the block to the city of York the iconic Ivy rolled into St Helen’s square this year to rival York’s much-loved foodie destinations. Expect all the style and glamour as the original Ivy London as they serve a delicious selection of savoury and sweet treats 7 days a week. Added champagne is obligatory in such a stunning location of course.

www.theivyyork.com


York Cocoa House

York Cocoa House Afternoon Tea York
York Cocoa House Afternoon Tea

With York being the UK’s capital of chocolate making for more than a century the good folks at York Cocoa House decided a chocolate afternoon tea was a much-needed addition to the city’s afternoon tea selection. Being the chocoholics we are we couldn’t agree more. Sample a selection of savoury and sweet treats with the addition of chocolate in each and every dish together with a soothing pot of York Cocoa House’s famous hot chocolate.

www.yorkcocoahouse.co.uk/collections/afternoon-chocolate


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Written by

Jonathan Harris

09/10/2018

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