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Garden Room at The Principal York Hotel

Station Road, York, YO24 1AA

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Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 13:00 - 17:00.

Wonderful setting, delicious food and the most friendly staff !

Kirsti 04 June 2019
from Zoetermeer

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Twilight tea at The Principal York Hotel is a unique, luxurious and quintessentially British treat. This stunning Grade-II listed building sits in the city centre, with diners given spectacular views of the hotel gardens.

The Principal York Twilight tea is an evening alternative to traditional twilight tea, a lighter, later afternoon tea experience including finger sandwiches, scone selection, jam and playful petit fours with a sharing cocktail tea pot.

The Principal York is a wonderfully luxurious British treat, and is just a one-minute walk from York Rail Station.

Garden Room at The Principal York Hotel

Station Road, York, YO24 1AA

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Customer reviews for Garden Room at The Principal York Hotel

4.6 (((() (based on 58 reviews)
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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (54)
  • luxury (17)
  • romantic (12)
  • value (10)
  • lunch (9)
  • views (9)
  • dinner (6)
  • private dining (6)
  • large parties (4)
  • business (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • breakfast (2)
  • child friendly (2)
  • entertainment (2)
  • ((*** 16 July 2019 by Kirsti from Fredrikstad

    Overall we were not satisfied with the Afternoon Tea. The sandwiches had a strange taste which was not to our taste. The scones were dry and the cakes were too sweet. The tea and the soup was good.

  • ((((( 10 June 2019 by Dominique from Doncaster

    Loved the passion fruit eclair!

  • ((((( 4 June 2019 by Kirsti from Zoetermeer

    Wonderful setting, delicious food and the most friendly staff !

  • ((((( 1 June 2019 by Ruth from Scarborough

    The venue, quality of food, service etc were excellent.

  • ((((( 17 May 2019 by Helen from Thorpe Willoughby

    Booking was very easy.
    My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our twilight tea in the garden room. We sat by a window looking to the garden and the Minster. Service was efficient, friendly and informative. Sandwiches, scones and the cakes were lovely and I will certainly be booking again.

  • ((((( 21 August 2018 by Catherine from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Afternoon tea with family. Superb service and lovely selection of sweet and savoury food. Scones fabulous

  • ((((( 23 June 2018 by Angela from Auckland

    Excellent service and fabulous restaurant decorations. We had traditional afternoon tea with Earl Grey. They are warm and fresh. Definitely recommend to friends

  • ((((( 24 May 2018 by Philip from Wakefield

    Beautiful building and decor. Staff/service was top notch.

  • ((((( 2 November 2017 by Karen from York

    Great service. Interesting afternoon tea with a choice of scones and some unusual tastes like the velute and the lemon curd eclair. Nice refurbishment. Good value for money

  • ((((* 23 August 2017 by Sharon from BARNSLEY

    Very lavish. Comfortable, relaxed and very acomodating staff. Shame the view isn't a garden saw car park!! Lovely comfortable setting and very filling tea for 2. Shame some cakes were only in 1 so had to half them!!!
    Abundance of tea very good

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