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City Cruises York Afternoon Tea Cruise

Afternoon Tea

The Boatyard, Lendal Bridge, York, YO1 7DP

Tel: 01904 628324

City Cruises York Afternoon Tea Cruise


Join us for a 1 hour and 30 minute cruise with a selection of dainty home-made sandwiches, fruit scone with preserve & cream and delicious finger desserts. All served with freshly brewed, refillable 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:

Coronation Chicken
​​Egg Mayonnaise and Cress (v)
Sliced Ham with Mustard Mayo
Cream Cheese and Cucumber (v)


Selection of Homemade Cakes (2 per person)
Cream Filled Chocolate Profiteroles
Iced Carrot Cakes Squares
Lemon Drizzle Cake


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.

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Opening Times

* Sailing daily:
30th March to 29th September 2019.

Sailing Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday only:
13th November to 22nd December 2019.

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.

£26 per adult
£18 per child

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