Countess of York

For a truly unique experience enjoy the luxury of our stunning railway carriage.

Give the gift of Afternoon Tea

Treat that special someone to an unforgettable dining experience this Christmas with a Countess of York afternoon tea gift voucher.

Valid for one year from the date of purchase, the voucher can be redeemed for our delicious afternoon tea which includes classics such as cream cheese and cucumber sandwiches, and scones, as well as seasonal offerings including pumpkin soup and a mini snowman crème brûlée.

Gift cards are priced at £22.50 and cover our standard afternoon tea menu for one person. To buy your gift card please contact our team on 01904 686295 or countessofyork@nrm.org.uk.


Countess of York is our beautifully restored railway carriage situated between Great Hall and Station Hall in our South Gardens. Surround yourself in the opulent carriage décor and elegant furniture and enjoy a unique experience.

We look forward to welcoming you for:



For enquiries call 01904 686295 or email countessofyork@nrm.org.uk.

Gift vouchers are available to buy in person or by calling 01904 686 295.

Countess of York guests are entitled to free parking in our car park, worth £9 per day. Please ask your waiter for more information.




"Wonderful surroundings, great service, brilliant food. A real touch of luxury at an affordable price. Highly recommended. Worth going to York just to experience this level of sophistication." ????? (Tripadvisor Reviewer)

"Our family visited for afternoon tea to celebrate my birthday, and what a choice! The location inside the clean, fully refurbished railway carriage, the quality of the tableware, the food and the exceptional service made this a must delightful experience. We've had afternoon tea at the celebrated Betty's in York, but believe me - this one is markedly better. The 2 ladies serving and catering for our needs are worthy of special mention, and should be congratulated for their customer focus and professionalism." ????? (Tripadvisor Reviewer)




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