Garden Room at The Principal York Hotel

Station Road, York, N Yorkshire, YO24 1AA
Afternoon Tea
A la carte menu

Top offer

Star Deal - Twilight tea & a bramble cocktail or virgin blueberry mojito £21.95 per person (Sat-Sun £25)

Subject to availability. Dishes from a set menu and subject to change. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Opening hours

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

Restaurant description

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.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Garden Room at The Principal York Hotel
(based on 53 reviews)

of diners recommend this restaurant

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Recommended for

  • breakfast (2)
  • lunch (8)
  • private dining (6)
  • business (3)
  • entertainment (2)
  • dinner (6)
  • trendy (3)
  • romantic (12)
  • value (9)
  • luxury (16)
  • views (7)
  • child friendly (1)
  • afternoon tea (50)
  • large parties (4)
  • By Catherine M M from Newcastle upon Tyne
    18 August 2018

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

  • By Angela D from Auckland
    20 June 2018

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

  • By Philip P from Wakefield
    21 May 2018

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

  • By Karen R from York
    1 November 2017

    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

  • By Sharon P from BARNSLEY
    22 August 2017

    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

  • By Liz B from Cheshire
    20 August 2017

    Had afternoon tea here in the Garden Room. This is a luxurious experience. A well appointed room, good quality afternoon tea with excellent champagne. The staff are young, friendly and efficient. Highly recommended.

  • By Collette K from York
    18 August 2017

    Love the tro of warm appetisers as starter to afternoon tea. Make the experience unique, professional and friendly service. Beautiful room and decor.

  • By Maggie P from Leeds
    17 August 2017

    Posh and different afternoon tea in palatial surroundings. The room where we ate was stunning - too busy looking round to eat! Service was excellent - nothing too much trouble. great attention paid to my husbands food intolerances - so good to have. Three small varied scones with clotted cream and jam were my favourite, closely followed by the savoury appetisers.

  • By Shirley R from York
    11 July 2017

    We thoroughly enjoyed the experience. What was unusual and a lovely surprise was the starter for afternoon tea - soup in a small cup and two canapés. The atmosphere was very relaxed.

  • By Catherine S from Doncaster
    8 July 2017

    Everything was more than i expected

Restaurant Location Map
Garden Room at The Principal York Hotel
Station Road, York, N Yorkshire, YO24 1AA

Available offers

  • Star Deal - Twilight tea & a bramble cocktail or virgin blueberry mojito £21.95 per person (Sat-Sun £25)
  • Afternoon Tea
  • TDH Menu - 2 course £21 or 3 courses £25 with 50% off a bottle of house wine
  • Traditional Afternoon Tea with a complimentary glass of prosecco
  • Race Day Brunch

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