In a nutshell

Where is it?
You will visit several venues around York during your tour. You will meet your guide and the other participants at York Art Gallery.

Length of experience
Each tour lasts approximately 3.5 hours. Every tour starts at 1pm and finishes at 4:30 pm.

What you need to know
Cancellation policy: Tickets are refundable or exchangeable up to 7 days prior to the scheduled event.

The tour can be offered as vegetarian-friendly. If vegetarian, please specify when booking. Unfortunately, the tour cannot be made gluten-free.

Group size: minimum 2 people, maximum 8 people.

Minimum age: 6 years.

How much will it cost?
The Afternoon Tea Tour of York costs £50 per person and includes all food and drink, digital content to accompany your tour and a gift bag to take home.

How to redeeem your voucher
Your e-voucher or gift box voucher will have a contact name and information about booking your experience. If you have any questions before booking please call 0800 772 0825.

The small print
Vouchers are valid for one year from date of purchase.

Afternoon Tea Tour of York


Discover the ins-and-outs of a great British tradition. Our Afternoon Tea Tour will have you fill up on tea, scones, cakes and savouries but also… Cheese! Curious? Come along!

From Asia to Britain with a halt in the Middle-East, discover what has made and continues to make tea- taking a timeless and much-loved tradition across the world.

Treat yourself to an afternoon of tea, scones, cakes and more as you travel places and times you didn’t think could be reached in York. An afternoon of tea drinking, treat-eating and History ‘tasting’ in unique settings awaits!

Every tour includes:

  • Full 3.5 hour guided tour of York and it’s best places for tea.
  • Lead by ‘archaeologist in the making’ for full historical interest.
  • Access to exclusive digital content to read through before, during and after the tour!
  • Gift bag to pursue the experience once the tour ends!


  • Full tea and cheese pairing workshop (yes, exciting!)
  • Visits to three unique venues and two top tea retailers and importers.
  • Sweet and savoury treats, including full afternoon tea, Middle-Eastern delicacies and the best scones in York!


Tell us your gift recipient's name and either their postal address to send them our Uniquely Local Gift Box (£3.50 extra) or their email address to send an e-voucher.
If you would like the gift box addressed to someone other than the recipient please put the correct name in the voucher postage address field.

SKU: UL-TD001.

Afternoon Tea Tour of York

This wonderful Afternoon Tea Tour of York is brought to you by Tours in a Dish.

Tours in a Dish was born from a passion for food, history and travel. The owners believe that taste is the best gateway to a different culture and sometimes even our own. It is in this spirit that they strive to offer food tours which provide a new, more delicious and more authentic first-hand experience of history.

Tours in a Dish invites you to embark on a delicious and historically-rich journey through time and place while discovering the unique and always evolving story and history of York. They want to help you discover the people, initiatives and businesses that have and still contribute in shaping the city of York.