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York Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea in a Railway Carriage – The Countess of York Review

Afternoon Tea in a Railway Carriage – The Countess of York Review

The Countess of York Afternoon Tea Review – I have always wanted to travel on the Orient Express. The elegance and opulence of 1930’s train journeys has long appealed to me. More recently I have wanted to try afternoon tea on the Northern Belle – […]

Silver Service Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – Review

Silver Service Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – Review

Silver Service Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – Hudson’s restaurant at The Grand York is situated in an elegant but cosy room overlooking the York Bar Walls. On this occasion I was there to sample their new Silver Service Afternoon Tea. I have reviewed […]

Afternoon Tea in York – 10 of the Best with Real Photos!

Afternoon Tea in York – 10 of the Best with Real Photos!

Afternoon tea in York – I love afternoon tea, and living near York I am lucky enough to have lots of places to choose from.  Here are some of my favourites and some places I have yet to try.  You can go for traditional afternoon […]

Quintessentially English – Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York

Quintessentially English – Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York

Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – There is something so elegant and quintessentially English about afternoon tea. It’s a tradition that goes back to the early 19th Century when Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford set a fashion for taking sandwiches and tea in […]

Lady Betty Afternoon Tea York – Review

Lady Betty Afternoon Tea York – Review

Lady Betty Afternoon Tea York, Review – Betty’s in York has long been one of my favourite ever tearooms. I love the elegant rooms, courteous service and the sense of calm that descends upon me once I am firmly ensconced in my seat with a pot […]

The Principal York Twilight Afternoon Tea – Review

The Principal York Twilight Afternoon Tea – Review

The Principal York Twilight Afternoon Tea – I last visited The Principal York for afternoon tea when it was still The Royal York Hotel.  You can read that review here.  It remains one of my favourite places to take afternoon tea in York though, due […]

Afternoon Tea on Board City Cruises York

Afternoon Tea on Board City Cruises York

It was a beautifully sunny day, on the day I sampled the City Cruises Afternoon Tea cruise on the River Ouse in York. Myself and my old school friends got together for a good natter and a relaxing trip down the river. I love afternoon […]

The Ivy Afternoon Tea, York – a Review

The Ivy Afternoon Tea, York – a Review

The Ivy Afternoon Tea, York – I recently had the good fortune to try the Champagne Afternoon Tea at The Ivy in York. The restaurant itself is really beautiful, with an art deco feel evoking a feeling of timeless elegance. It overlooks the Mansion House in […]

Afternoon Tea York at The Principal Hotel

Afternoon Tea York at The Principal Hotel

Afternoon Tea York – It does not happen very often, but recently I went out without the kids! You can probably tell that I love my days out with the kids, but every so often it’s nice to go somewhere on my own. And what […]