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City Cruises York Afternoon Tea Cruise

Afternoon Tea

Kings Staith, York, YO1 9SN

Tel: 01904 628324

City Cruises York Afternoon Tea Cruise

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About us

Join us for a 1 hour and 45 minute cruise with a selection of dainty home-made sandwiches, fruit scone with preserve & cream and delicious finger desserts. All served with freshly brewed tea and coffee. This cruise sails from our King’s Staith Landing only.

The cruise will also include an informative commentary from our local, knowledgeable skipper as you sail through the city and then downstream to Bishopthorpe Palace, the stunning riverside residence of His Grace the Archbishop of York. Relaxing background music will play between the live commentary.

Pre-booking is essential by calling City Cruises on 01904 628324 or click here to book online.


Rounds of Dainty Finger Sandwiches:

Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese and Chives
Egg Mayonnaise and Cress (v)
Wensleydale and Apple Chutney (v)
Coronation Chicken


Selection of Homemade Cakes (2 per person)
Cream Filled Chocolate Profiteroles
Iced Carrot Cakes Squares
Almond and Strawberry Bakewell Slice


Homemade Sultana Scones with Raspberry Conserve and Clotted Cream


Refillable Tea or Coffee

Dietary requirements

You can select “Vegetarian” when making your booking. We do not guarantee that products are free from nuts or traces of nuts. For any other dietary requirements, give at least 48 hours’ notice. For any special dietary requirements please call Reservations on 01904 628324 or e-mail to

Wheelchair access

The Afternoon Tea Cruise is not on a wheelchair accessible vessel. 

Baby / Child facilities

Please note there are no baby changing facilities, highchair facilities or pushchair storage on this vessel.

Opening Times

* Sailing Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday:
1st April to 27th May 2018,
2nd June to 29th July 2018,
1st September to 30th September 2018.

Sailing Daily:
2nd April to 6th April 2018,
28th May to 1st June 2018,
30th July to 31st August 2018.

Sailing Saturday and Sunday only:
6th to 28th October 2018.

Other dates are available for groups of 30 people or more on alternative dates, subject to availability.

City Cruises York are unable to cruise when the river is in flood, during high winds or thick fog. All of our cruises are subject to weather conditions.

£25 per adult or £30 per adult with Prosecco
£17 per child

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