Garden Room at The Principal York HotelStation Road, York, YO24 1AA

Housed within a Grade II listed building, the stunning Principal York Hotel is situated in the heart of York, and is surrounded by beautiful gardens and sensational views.

Afternoon Tea is served in the elegant Garden Room, which features soft grey interiors, with luxury furnishings, and flooded with natural light, offering a tranquil setting to enjoy Afternoon Tea while admiring the picturesque views of the garden.

The Principal York Afternoon Tea showcases a range of classic Yorkshire dishes, as well as local ingredients such as Yorkshire ham and Slingsby rhubarb gin. Enjoy delightful finger sandwiches and savouries followed by a trio of freshly baked mini scones with raspberry jam and clotted cream. The final tier is a showstopping array of dainty cakes and pastries, from macarons to éclairs and fruit tarts.

  1. Times:

    Afternoon Tea is served 11:30am - 6pm every day

  2. Booking:

    Booking is essential

  3. Nearest railway station:


  4. Approach:

    The Garden Room

  5. Where to sit:

    The Garden Room

  6. Dress code:

    Smart casual

  7. Children:

    Children of all ages welcome

  8. Music:

    No live music

  9. Credit cards:

    All major credit cards accepted

  10. Gardens:

    The Principal York Hotel is set within its own landscaped gardens on to which The Garden Room faces, with views of York Minster.

  11. Outdoor Seating:


  12. Disabled access:


  13. Dogs:

    Guide dogs only

  14. Gluten free:


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  16. Nut free:


  17. Award Winner:


  18. Halal:


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  • Afternoon Tea
    11:30am to 6pm
    Monday - Sunday

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