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Cafes in York and Top Afternoon Teas

York is renowned for serving up quintessentially English afternoon tea at cafés and tearooms across the city. Within the City Walls you can enjoy luxurious luncheons in historic buildings, decadent fresh roast coffee, homemade cakes and, for the ultimate decadent treat, a splash of Champagne. From street cafés to world famous Bettys tearooms, you're never far from a relaxing pit stop in York.

Top Afternoon Teas

A Taste of Yorkshire

BettysBettys Café and Tea Rooms have been serving afternoon tea for almost a century. Try the Lady Betty Afternoon Tea with finger sandwiches, scones and cakes.
 

Five Star Treatment at the The Grand Hotel & Spa
 

A Royal Treat

Garden RoomSet in the stunning Garden Room, tea-takers at the newly refurbished Royal York Hotel can enjoy wonderful views across the gardens and out to York Minster.
 
 
The Balloon Tree Farmshop and Cafe

York 01759 373023

At the Balloon Tree we aim to produce and sell as much top quality food as possible from this site all year round.

 
 
 
Little Bettys

York 01904 622865

Little Bettys is situated in a beautiful Grade II listed building in the heart of medieval York and just a stone's throw from the Minster.

 
 
 
no8 @ Merchant Adventurers’ Hall

York 01904 653074

Rustic tea room nestled in Fossgate in the historical Merchant Adventurers’ Hall. Offering a range of sweet touches & scrumptious savouries. The perfect place for coffee and cake

 
 
 
The Milkshack

York 07943822776

The Milkshack is a must-visit while you are in York. 180 milkshake flavours to choose from - we're sure to get your taste buds tingling!

 
 
 
no8 @ The Pavilion

York 01904 653074

Enjoy the best British summer time has to offer in the Museum Gardens. Picnic inspired treats await - drinks, cakes, savoury items & sandwiches. Hampers & blankets available also.

 
 
 
The Bar Convent

York 01904 464910

The Bar Convent Café is the perfect place to meet family, friends or colleagues or just to escape the bustle of the city centre and enjoy a spot of lunch. Our licensed cafe offers main meals, daily specials and mouthwatering desserts.

 
 
 
Black Swan Tearoom & Patisserie

Helmsley 01439 770466

The Black Swan Tearoom, located in the picturesque market town of Helmsley, is both charming and traditional, and offers a fabulous quintessentially English Afternoon Tea experience.

 
 
 
The Countess of York

York 01904 686295

Enjoy a traditional English Afternoon Tea surrounding yourself in the opulent carriage décor and elegant furniture. Indulge in delicious selection of dainty sandwiches, fine leaf teas and scrumptious homemade cakes.

 
 

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