Afternoon tea in York: Grand Hotel named UK’s best afternoon tea spot
CondÃ© Nast Johansens has announced the winners of its Awards for Excellence 2022 for luxury hotels around the world.
Most of the winners are in the south or London, but the Grand Hotel was named the only winner in Yorkshire, taking home the award for best afternoon tea.
The guide says, âWe love the ideal location and the impressive preservation of the building’s original architectural features and unique history.
âA five-star hotel, relaxing spa, restaurant and award-winning cooking school, The Grand, York reigns supreme as Cathedral City’s premier place to stay.
Originally built as the headquarters of the North Eastern Railway Company, the Edwardian proportions and high ceilings of this red brick beauty provide an impressive setting for the British restaurant, cocktail bar, meeting rooms, underground spa , the hotel’s large rooms and sprawling suites.
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“Don’t miss the 1906 Bar for an unforgettable cocktail, a glass of quality wine, a lager or a fine Yorkshire ale and prepare to be overwhelmed by the collection of American single malt and whiskeys.”
The rewards are based on the responses of online votes, guest reviews and local expert reports from hotels featured on the guide’s website and in CondÃ© Nast Johansens International Luxury Hotel Guide 2022.