Afternoon Tea

English tradition at its finest; a true experience…

To enjoy Afternoon Tea at The Black Swan is the ultimate experience! The Black Swan Tearoom has become renowned for our traditional Afternoon Tea which consists of a selection of dainty finger sandwiches, warm, freshly made scones served with lashings of jam and cream, and a selection of cakes and patisseries, plus your choice from our selection of teas and coffees. Below is a sample Afternoon Tea menu. Afternoon Tea is available throughout the day until 5.30pm and is served in the Tearoom, the lounge and the Cygnet Bar.

Black Swan Afternoon Tea – £19.95 per person

A selection of sandwiches, to include:

Egg Mayonnaise & Cress in a white roll; Ham, Cream Cheese & Chive on white bread; Avocado, Brie and Sun blush Tomato on white bread; Smoked Salmon & Cucumber on brown bread

White and Dark Chocolate Layer Cake, Rose and Strawberry Macaroon, Passion Fruit and Lemon Posset with Raspberry Coulis and Fresh Raspberries, and Mini Banoffee Tart

Fruit Scones served with butter, strawberry conserve and clotted cream

Your choice from our wide selection of teas and coffees

Black Swan Moments

We had such a lovely time at The Black Swan, thank you so much. I nearly cried with joy at the Afternoon Tea. Helmsley is so nice, we had a lovely time wandering around, and a fantastic visit to Rievaulx Terrace nearby.