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York Afternoon Tea Cruise

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    What to Expect
    A charming cruise aboard the Captain James Cook, with delicious food, sailing daily from April to September.
    Join us for a delightful 1 hour and 30 minute cruise with a selection of dainty home-made sandwiches, fruit scone with preserve & cream and delicious finger deserts. All served with freshly brewed, refillable 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.
    These cruises are incredibly popular and we are proud to see them return again in 2019.
    Rounds of Dainty Finger Sandwiches:
    Coronation Chicken
    Sliced Ham with Mustard Mayo
    Egg Mayonnaise and Cress (v)
    Cream Cheese and Cucumber (v)
    Selection of Homemade Cakes (2 per person)
    Cream Filled Chocolate Profiteroles
    Iced Carrot Cakes Squares
    Lemon Drizzle Cake
    Homemade Sultana Scones with Raspberry Conserve and Clotted Cream
    Refillable Tea or Coffee
    Unfortunately, the Afternoon Tea Cruise does not sail on one of our wheelchair accessible vessels and so there will be some steps before you get to your table.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Pleasant way to spend some time. Staff on board were lovely - there was a mux up with our table booking and they were quick to sort and then offered us a glass of prosecco to make amends. Really friendly and attentive. However afternoon tea...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank HDG91
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    A very enjoyable cruise up and down the river ouse, which took an hour and a half. The commentary was very informative as you see and hear about the history of york from a different perspective. The afternoon tea was lovely as were the staff...More

    Thank paullee63
    City_Cruises_York, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your Afternoon Tea sailing with us, we do appreciate your kind comments and hope you can sail with us again in the future

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I booked the Afternoon Tea Cruise in York as a Father’s Day present for my husband. This was our first night away from our 13 week old baby so we wanted it to be special. We were told to arrive 15 mins prior to boarding,...More

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    City_Cruises_York, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for your patience while I have investigated further. Apparently on this date was York 10k run & the roads were closed. Our caterers had to follow a diversion to get to the boatyard to deliver the food, which consequently made the boat late...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a very relaxing afternoon tea cruise. The crew were friendly and professional and showed each party to their allocated table. We were on the upper deck which we found to be spacious and clean. The food was good and our only negative comment...More

    Thank DurhamTopcat
    City_Cruises_York, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your kind words ad rating of our Afternoon Tea sailing, we really do appreciate you taking the time to sail with us and we hope you can book on our Lunch Cruise in the near future

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Had been booked an afternoon tea on the river as a belated Father’s Day gift, the day 22nd July 2019 was an extremely hot day , we were seated upstairs and placed at a table were the roof had been opened so the sun was...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Lynne K
    City_Cruises_York, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review of our Afternoon Tea, we are sorry that this sailing was dampened by the heat, we will speak to our management and our caterers so that we are better prepared for the next heatwave

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    July 29, 2019|
    Response from WestYorkshireTornado | Reviewed this property |
    Daily tea cruises end 29 September, and then weekends only in October. Call them on +44 (0) 1904 628324 re. queries and bookings
    July 22, 2019|
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    Response from explorer5762 | Reviewed this property |
    When we booked it they did ask if there was any special dietary requirements. I am not sure what all would be available but I am sure they would be able to tell you if you contacted their booking line.
    January 30, 2019|
    Response from Susan Ann N | Reviewed this property |
    Yes no problems
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