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The Black Swan Tearoom

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Market Place | Market Place, Helmsley YO62 5BJ, England
+44 1439 770466
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10:00 - 17:30
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Bury, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a late lunch and really enjoyed it. Nice sandwiches and afternoon tea, good drinks. Friendly staff and nice décor.

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Thank MikesTrips01
York, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to these tea rooms many times and have always been impressed by the cake selection on view. We ordered from the written selection on offer that day. Which stated two scones with jam and cream intending for it to be shared and also ordered the coffee cake. This was with two pots of filter coffee and a... More 

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Thank Marion B
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely little tea room with a decent amount of choice. May be best finding out what they do at different times as there was breakfast, lunch and other menus. Food was okay but not that special, not what I was expecting for £10.50. Most expensive sandwich I've ever had in my life! With just a few vegetable... More 

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Thank georgemill95
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55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The Tearoom at the Black Swan is a nice place to sit back and relax with a hot drink and quality food.

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Thank Nick F
York, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I came here with an afternoon tea voucher which made it cheaper , at the original price the aft tea would've been so overpriced for what you get. The deserts were delicious however. Staff were friendly but not amazing , was overall just a very average experience and I found the atmosphere a bit bland

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Thank neptuneisblue
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We knew it wouldn't be cheap, but wanted to try it anyway It was raining, so a tea room seemed a good place to take cover. The food was very nice. I tried a 'flavoured' tea, rather than my normal 'PG', and it was OK. We enjoyed the visit, but I doubt I would return, given the cost, compared to... More 

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Thank wamish
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The service although friendly was very slow, we waited for nearly half an hour for our food and were about to leave when it arrived they did admit the service had been slow and did in fact offer us money off the bill. which was a nice gesture. Having said that the food was fine but I think expensive.

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Thank pearl944
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Afternoon tea was OK, but I felt as though we were too cramped in on small tables. Selection was fair, but the price over the top given the cramped surroundings. I have had much better experiences at other venues and would not rush to return to this tea room.

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Thank Kevin I
Redcar, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Went to Black Swan for couple of drinks, we saw some Sunday Lunches and decided to stay and try some ourselves, beef was sold out so we both opted for pork which was lovely. Nice pub, with friendly staff, comfortable and popular would look into staying there in the future as it looks so nice.

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Thank Angela H
England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We visited The Black Swan Tearooms towards the end of the day after a long walk. A most charming little place, with quite an extensive menu. We both had a hot drink and a cake. The only reason in which I'm not giving them 5 stars is just purely down to price. £15 for 2 hot drink and a piece... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$39
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:30
Monday
10:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:30
Thursday
10:00 - 17:30
Friday
10:00 - 17:30
Saturday
10:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place | Market Place, Helmsley YO62 5BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helmsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 770466
Description
The Black Swan Tearoom, located in the picturesque market town of Helmsley in the North York Moors, is both charming and traditional, and offers a fabulous quintessentially English Afternoon Tea experience which even the connoisseurs of Afternoon Tea wouldn't be able to fault. In addition to the traditional Afternoon Tea which changes seasonally making best use of the fresh, local produce available, a wide selection of brasserie style dishes are also served making the Tearoom the ideal place to meet up for lunch or simply just a cup of tea and a chat.

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