Afternoon Tea in York

Celebrate a special occasion or just enjoy a laid-back catch up with friends as you tuck into sweet and savoury goodies with Afternoon Tea in York.

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York Afternoon Tea

What better place to indulge in the traditionally British pastime of Afternoon Tea than the city of York, the home of tea? This gorgeous, historic city is surrounded by rolling hills and has a lovely laid-back feel, making it the perfect place to sit back and relax over cake, sandwiches, scones and, of course, coffee and tea! Afternoon Tea was made for gathering the girls together on a celebration or for a much needed unwind and chat.

Why not start a birthday or hen weekend in York with Afternoon Tea at Café Rouge in the city centre? This French-themed activity is great for any occasion or even just Afternoon Tea for two in York especially as you get your hands on a glass of prosecco each! Indulge in a delicious selection of sweet and savoury treats. Enjoy Emmental cheese and smoked ham sourdough sandwiches, classic croque monsieur, fruit scones with clotted cream and jam and a tasty selection of cakes.

Birthday or hen party Afternoon Tea in York

Afternoon Tea in York

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, you’re going to be in heaven! Devour chocolate red velvet cake, lemon poppy seed, coconut and carrot cake. Is your mouth watering yet? Whether you’re having a day out with the girls or celebrating a hen or birthday party in York, gathering your friends for a tasty, relaxing treat where you can celebrate with sophistication is always bound to be a winner!

Café Rouge in York is located in Low Petergate and even has a rear patio for al fresco dining during the warmer months which is lovely whatever the occasion, whether you’re dining out with a loved one or your besties. It’s located in the centre of the city making it a great base to explore the sights or hit the shops from after you’ve filled your bellies and raised your glasses to your fun day out in York.

How about a boozy twist?

If you fancy a change from your regular cuppa, Las Iguanas offers Afternoon Tea in York with a delicious Cuban twist that you won’t be able to resist! Instead of your regular Early Grey, you’re going to get a real treat in the form of a teapot full of Havana Club Rum tea infused with lemon and grapefruit. You’ll also get delicious Cuban cigar shaped sandwiches packed with either a meaty or veggie filling plus tacos, tapas and shortbread and dulce de leche cookies. Las Iguanas in York is located on Back Swinegate in the city centre, close all the action that this historic destination has to offer.

What occasion is Afternoon Tea good for?

Whether it’s Afternoon Tea for two in York or for a massive group celebration, this mouth-watering activity is always a group pleaser, getting everyone to kick back, relax and enjoy a good old chin wag over delicious food and drink. Café Rouge even offer an option with unlimited prosecco for two fun-packed hours to kick off your celebrations.

What should we wear to Afternoon Tea?

York Afternoon Tea is a laid-back affair, but you might still want to dress up or come smart casual to celebrate in style. Our website puts your directly in touch with the activity provider so if you have any questions about dress code, just ask them when you place your enquiry. They’ll then get back to you to let you know what’s best to wear and whether fancy dress is allowed at the venue.

What's next?

See the listings for our full range of activities and complete details of exactly what’s included for your delicious Afternoon Tea in York. From here, you can also have a nosey through menus and photos and ask the activity provider any questions before you make your booking. Trust us, the girls will love you for it!


  • Do you cater for special dietary requirements?
    Many of our venues do, including gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options, but this varies depending on the activity provider. Just let us know what your requirements are when you send your enquiry and the venue will let you know what they can offer.
  • Can we bring our own alcohol?
    Unfortunately not but some of our afternoon tea activities include a glass of bubbly and there will also often be alcohol available to purchase.
  • Can we wear fancy dress?
    Smart casual is always a safe bet with afternoon tea but if you’re celebrating a special occasion like a birthday or hen party, it’s understandable that you might want to dress up. Just ask the activity provider when you make an enquiry and they’ll let you know their rules.
  • Won't we spill our drinks on an afternoon tea bus?
    No, don’t worry! The tables are designed to hold your food and drinks so you can sit back comfortably and enjoy the ride.

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