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A vibrant, cosmopolitan venue, Tower’s Restaurant and bar showcases an impressive selection of world cuisine and an extensive wine list. The interior offers dramatic views of the Clifford’s Tower through the large windows, the exclusive bar area is perfect for an aperitif, or one of the house cocktails.
Dishes on the Tower’s all day dining = menu include beef carpaccio and baked Camembert, Peruvian half chicken and grilled jumbo prawns. Signature favourites include grilled lamb burger and sticky smoky BBQ chicken, while sweet indulgences include warm treacle tart, or a melting chocolate pudding. Enjoy a glass of wine or champagne alongside light bites at the Tower Lounge in York.
Guests can enjoy a hearty and nutritious breakfast at the Tower restaurant, and an elegant afternoon tea is offered after lunch.
Located within the walls of the old city, Tower’s Restaurant at the Hilton York is within a 4-minute walk of York Castle.
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- afternoon tea (77)
- al fresco (1)
- breakfast (4)
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- child friendly (5)
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10 August 2017
We had a lovely Afternoon Tea.Food was good especially the scones and cakes. The sandwiches especially the cucumber ones had rather meagre fillings.Considering you call it the Tower restaurant we expected to see at least part of the Tower but all we got was a full length view of a tour bus and the driver cleaning it outside. we asked the waiter on arrival if it would be moving and he said that he hoped so, but it didn't.Couldn't fault the restaurant its self.
6 August 2017
My partner arranged a day out in York and treat me to afternoon tea. I suggested the Hilton but I wish I had not bothered and dined at subway instead. For £17 each we got 8 sandwich fingers so 4 each 3 cakes a scone each and bottomless coffee and tea if we wanted. The bread was dry and for £17 nothing special at all. I know afternoon tea can be pricey but we were disappointed with the what seemed to be rashens of food and the presentation. The ladies toilets were dirty also and I didn't use them instead I paid to use the public toilets round the corner. I now wish we had paid a bit more and gone to Betty's or anywhere but there. I felt bad on my partner that he was trying to treat me at a cost of £34 for what lasted 2 minutes. Won't be going back that's for sure
29 July 2017
Fantastic. Although a couple o pieces of the bread on both afternoon teas were dry.
22 July 2017
Lovely afternoon tea in a beautiful setting
18 July 2017
Good service and great food. The warm scones with cream and jam were delicious and the dainty sandwiches just the right size so you are able to try them all
8 July 2017
Had the traditional afternoon tea here and would certainly recommend it to anyone. Service was really fast and tea came with a selection of sandwiches, hot fruit scones jam and clotted cream and selection of cakes. Would definitely go back.
20 June 2017
Very enjoyable afternoon tea. We had a choice of traditional or vegetarian sandwiches which were delicious. The staff were very pleasant and attentive.
27 May 2017
Really nice afternoon tea but the scones were tiny.
22 May 2017
Afternoon tea was lovely .the sandwhiches and cakes were very nice .the staff was very nice .and the waiter was very nice .and gave us the best service .we was very pleased thank you .
20 May 2017
Enjoyed it but waiting a good half hour for food to come had nearly drunk all our tea.
Afternoon Tea with Glass of Pommery Champagne for £30 per person
Festive Afternoon Tea
Traditional Afternoon Tea £20 per person