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York Afternoon Tea Cruise

 

£26.00 per person - Afternoon Tea with City Cruises York a delightful cruise aboard the Captain James Cook, with delicious food, sailing regularly from April to October.

Join us for a 1 hour and 30 minute cruise with a selection of dainty home-made sandwiches, fruit scone with preserve & cream and delicious finger desserts. All served with freshly brewed tea and coffee. This cruise sails from our King’s Staith Landing only.

The cruise will also include an informative commentary from our local, knowledgeable skipper as you sail through the city and then downstream to Bishopthorpe Palace, the stunning riverside residence of His Grace the Archbishop of York. Relaxing background music will play between the live commentary.


Your ticket includes:

  • 1 hour 30 minute cruise
  • A selection of sandwiches, traditional cakes, pastries, scones with clotted cream and jam
  • Refillable tea and coffee
  • Live commentary

 

 

Cruise Details

Cruise Days

​Sailing every day:

30th March to 29th September 2019.

Sailing Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday:

5th October to 3rd November 2019.

Sailing Weekends Only:

16th November to 22nd December 2019.
7th to 29th March 2020.

Departure Time

The boat leaves at 14.45 (boarding at 14.30) from King's Staith Landing and returns to King's Staith Landing at 16.15.
Please note: It is the customer's responsibility to arrive on time. You should aim to arrive at least 15 minutes before departure. The boat will leave promptly at the stated departure time. If you are late you will not be eligible for a refund or rescheduling of your ticket. Please allow sufficient time to arrive in good time.

Departure Point

King's Staith Landing (Please check your ticket carefully as we have two departure points in the city and this cruise only sails from the King's Staith Landing (YO1 9SN)

Ticket Prices

 
 
Online Price From
 
Adult (13+)
£26.00
 
Child (3-12) from
£18.00
 
Infant (0-2)*
£0.00
 

*If a child from 0-2 years would like to have a seat and be served a meal, child rate will be charged.


Menu

Rounds of Dainty Finger Sandwiches:

Coronation Chicken
Sliced Ham with Mustard Mayo
Egg Mayonnaise and Cress (v)
Cream Cheese and Cucumber (v)

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Selection of Homemade Cakes (2 per person)
Cream Filled Chocolate Profiteroles
Iced Carrot Cakes Squares
Lemon Drizzle Cake

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Homemade Sultana Scones with Raspberry Conserve and Clotted Cream

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Refillable Tea or Coffee


Dietary requirements

You can select “Vegetarian” when making your booking. We do not guarantee that products are free from nuts or traces of nuts. For any other dietary requirements, give at least 48 hours’ notice. For any special dietary requirements please call Reservations on 01904 628324 or e-mail to infoyork@citycruises.com.

Wheelchair access

The Afternoon Tea Cruise is not on a wheelchair accessible vessel. 

Baby/ Child facilities

Please note there are no baby changing facilities, highchair facilities or pushchair storage on this vessel.

Please note: 
For the comfort and safety of all, when boarding a City Cruises York vessel you agree to our passenger code of conduct.

Unfortunately dogs are not able to sail on our dining cruises, but they are welcome on our sightseeing cruises when kept on a lead.

Please also note that whilst hen parties are welcome to join this cruise, there is a strict dress code of no fancy dress, sashes, or any other hen party paraphernalia. Hen parties joining this cruise are expected to abide by the same passenger code of conduct as all other passengers. Any hen parties not abiding by the above terms will be refused entry or asked to leave during the cruise.

Independent reviews by feefo
Afternoon Tea

  • 05 Sep 2018

    ★★★★

    We enjoyed the trip and afternoon tea very much


    04 Sep 2018

    ★★★★★

    I'd highly recommend City Cruises


    24 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Fabulous, great afternoon out, relaxing and most enjoyable.


    24 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyed sandwiches, scones and cakes with tea and Prosecco whilst listening to a live commentary.


    24 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    It was a birthday celebration and the day was perfect (weather, staff, captain)..


  • 05 Sep 2018

    ★★★★

    We enjoyed the trip and afternoon tea very much


  • 04 Sep 2018

    ★★★★★

    I'd highly recommend City Cruises


  • 24 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Fabulous, great afternoon out, relaxing and most enjoyable.


  • 24 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyed sandwiches, scones and cakes with tea and Prosecco whilst listening to a live commentary.


  • 24 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    It was a birthday celebration and the day was perfect (weather, staff, captain)..