Best Afternoon Tea in York

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

Cafe 21 York

Fenwick 2 St. Marys Square Coppergate Centre Yorkshire, York YO1 9WY

Cafe 21 York offers three choices of Afternoon Tea – Champagne Afternoon Tea, Afternoon Tea and Confectioners Tea.

Including a range of traditional sandwiches, an assortment of handmade pastries plus raisin and plain scones.

As lovers of tradition they find great joy in serving the legendary Viennese Sacher Torte alongside quintessentially British afternoon tea delights.

You can check out the afternoon tea menu HERE

Served daily from 2:00pm.

Afternoon Tea York - Grand Hotel

The Grand York

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.

Served daily 12 noon – 3.45pm.

Afternoon tea York - The Ivy

The Ivy

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.

Served daily from 3-5.00pm

Afternoon Tea York - Cakes D'Licious

Cake d’Licious

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

Afternoon Tea York - Bettys


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.

See website for opening times

Afternoon Tea York - Principal Hotel

The Principal York Afternoon Tea

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.

Served daily from 1pm to 5pm

Countess of York at National Railway Museum

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.

Served at weekends.

Afternoon Tea York - Grange Hotel

The Grange Hotel York

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.

Served 12 noon – 5pm Sunday to Friday.

Afternoon Tea York - Aldwark Manor

Aldwark Manor

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

Afternoon Tea York - Hotel Du Vin

Hotel du Vin & Bistro York

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

Afternoon Tea York - Middlethorpe Hall

Middlethorpe Hall

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.

Served daily 1-4.00pm; weekend 2.45-4.00pm.

Afternoon Tea York - Cast Iron Bar & Grill York Marriott

Cast Iron Bar and Grill in York Marriott

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

Afternoon Tea York - Crumbs Cupcakery

Crumbs Cupcakery

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.

Open daily visit website for times.

Madhatters Coffee and Cakes

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.

Open daily.

Afternoon Tea York - Galtres Lodge

Galtres Lodge

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.

Served daily from 2-5.00pm

Afternoon Tea York - York City Cruises

City Cruises York Afternoon Tea Cruise

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.

Afternoon Tea York - Dean Court Hotel

Dean Court York

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.

Pre-booking is essential see website for details

Afternoon Tea York - The Vintage Rose

The Vintage Rose

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.

Currently available for collection or local delivery

Afternoon Tea York - Parlormade Cafe and Scone House

Parlormade Café and Scone House

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

Afternoon Tea York - Plush Cafe

Plush Cafe York

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.

Please see website for opening times

Afternoon Tea York - the Black Swan

The Black Swan Tea Room

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.

Open daily 10am – 5.30pm

Afternoon Tea York - Yorkshire Bar & Grill

Yorkshire Bar & Grill – Doubletree Hilton

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,

Afternoon Tea York - Tea on the Green

Tea On the Green

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

Head on over to their facebook page for further details

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