Silver Service Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – Review

Sandwiches - Hudson's Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York

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 The Grand’s regular afternoon tea offering in The Rise Restaurant … Read more

Quintessentially English – Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York

Grand Afternoon Tea

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 the afternoon.  The Duchess was a lifelong friend of Queen … Read more

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 St Helen’s Square, and will be particularly scenic come Christmas … Read more