The Black Swan Tearoom is open daily from 10am until 5.30pm, serving a wide selection of hot and cold savoury meals, daily specials, and traditional afternoon teas. Throughout the summer months, the Tearoom menu is also served in the hotel’s walled garden.
Please note that hot food is only served until 5pm.
Below is a sample menu.
Black Swan Moments
Wonderful afternoon tea, service excellent. We will be back!
Afternoon Tea is served from 12 noon – 5pm
The Black Swan Afternoon Tea Experience – £21.95
Selection of Finger Sandwiches, Homemade Scones, Clotted Cream and Jam, Selection of Cakes and Patisseries, plus Tea or Coffee
Champagne Afternoon Tea – £31.90
Glass of Champagne, Selection of Finger Sandwiches, Homemade Scones, Clotted Cream and Jam, Selection of Cakes and Patisseries, plus Tea or Coffee
Two Homemade Fruit Scones with Cornish Clotted Cream and Jam – £6.50
Toasted Fruit and Cinnamon Loaf – £3.95
Selection of Biscuits – £1.95
All our cakes and patisseries are made freshly in the hotel on a daily basis. Please see the cabinet for today’s selection.
Breakfast is served until 2pm
The Black Swan Full English – £10.50
Dry-cured Bacon, Helmsley Sausage, Fried Free-range Hen’s Egg, Black Pudding, Portabella Mushroom, Slow-cooked Plum Tomato, Toasted Wholemeal Soda Bread
Dry-cured Bacon Muffin – £5.75
Helmsley Sausage Muffin – £5.95
(Add an Egg) – £1.00
Poached Free-range Hen’s Eggs on Toasted Sourdough – £8.50
Crushed Avocado, Poached Free-range Hen’s Eggs on Toasted Sourdough – £8.50
Brioche Gypsy Bread, Caramelised Apple, Cinnamon Cream – £7.50
BLT, Dry-cured Bacon, Crisp Iceberg with Mayo, Plum Tomato – £9.50
Wensleydale Cheese & Black Swan Chutney Baguette – £8.50
Toasted Bagel, Oak Smoked Salmon & Lemon Dill Cream Cheese – £10.50
Pastrami on Rye Bread, Sauerkraut, Pickled Gherkins, French’s Mustard – £11.50
Open Yorkshire Reared Steak Sandwich, Slow-roasted Plum Tomato, Rocket, Grain Mustard Mayo, Crispy Onions and Beef Dripping Chips – £16.00
Welsh Rarebit with Slow-roast Plum Tomatoes on Toasted Sourdough, Baby Gem Salad – £9.50
Prawn & Crayfish, Compressed Watermelon, Avocado, Crispy Baby Gem, Whiskey Cocktail Sauce – £7.50
Seasonal Soup, Farmhouse Bread – £5.95
Corn-fed Chicken or Smoked Trout Caesar Salad, Baby Gem, Anchovies, Aged Parmesan, Sourdough Croutons – £12.50
Chicory, Yorkshire Blue Cheese, Walnut & Pear Salad, Soft Herb Dressing – £9.50
Double Baked Mature Cheddar Cheese & Spinach Soufflé – £8.50
Plum Tomato Tarte Fine, Goats Cheese Crottin, Green Olive, Basil & Pine Nut Pesto – £12.50
Salmon & Cod Fishcakes, Buttered Spinach, Hot Tartar Sauce – £13.50
Maple & Stout Cured Gammon with Fried Duck Egg, Beef Dripping Chips, HP Sauce – £14.00
Daube of Beef Bourguignon, Creamed Potatoes, Hispi Cabbage – £15.50
Black Sheep Beer Battered Haddock, Beef Dripping Chips, Tartare Sauce – £13.50
Wild Yorkshire Limestone Minute Steak, Café de Paris Butter, French Fries, House Salad – £16.50