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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.
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13 October 2019
Loved it form the moment we walked in, the Garden Room is gorgeous, so beautifully decorated and very relaxing. We chose afternoon tea and we were not disappointed, a lovely selection of savouries, including a savoury macaron, which I had never had before, and which was delicious! The scones and cakes were also delicious, as was the second flush Darjeeling. A great place for afternoon tea, we will definately go back.
10 October 2019
We were disappointed the table allocated was for 6/8 people, we had booked for three, the staff said it was not possible to change, in my view it could have been achieved. The quality of the food left much to be desired. The white break of the sandwiches was nearly stale and they had been made for some time. The cakes gave no impression of 'home-made' but part of a bought in consignment. We asked for hot water, no hot water jugs the teapots were taken away and re-filled. Chloe a new staff member did her best but should have been better looked after by senior staff. We wishes we had gone to Middlethorpe Hall where at least you can park your car
20 September 2019
Excellent setting with food to match. The service was very good and they made a special effort given it was my grandmas 91st birthday.
15 September 2019
Had afternoon tea in the garden room. Great experience, lovely atmosphere and helpful polite staff with luxurious surroundings.
10 September 2019
We had afternoon tea in the lovely surroundings of the Garden Room. The staff were very polite and helpful but we had to ask for more tea and hot water. The scones were odd shapes and over baked. The carrot and coriander soup lacked taste and the accompaniments tasted ok but the presentation was poor. However we enjoyed the sandwiches and Cakes.
3 September 2019
A most satisfying and relaxing experience for myself and my two guests. Every aspect of the booking (afternoon tea in the Garden Room) came up to our expectations as anticipated in the viewing of your on-line site description.
20 August 2019
Lovely and relaxing surroundings, attentive and friendly staff. Afternoon tea a real treat, loved the soup in a little cup, very sweet. Would definitely do it again.
17 August 2019
Garden room was a lovely setting, but perhaps a little stuffy - just needed some better air circulation The three savoury starters were lovely, particularly the soup The sandwiches were very nice, but I would have preferred more dainty - with less thick bread The scones were delicious The cake selection was good and sizes right, but they would have benefitted from sitting on a cooled dish as the fillings were melting by the time we got to them More regular drinks would have been nice
16 August 2019
Very good afternoon tea of savoury and sweet items, beautifully served by Daniel in gorgeous surroundings. Highly recommend this venue and experience.
15 August 2019
Celebrated my wife's birthday with a champagne afternoon tea! Most enjoyable. The service was quiet but most efficient. There was too much for us to eat but we took it home in a container given to us by the staff. Two years running we have had a wonderful day. The champagne was excellent and we'll worth the extra!
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