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Restaurant - Contemporary European, free entry

Afternoon Tea at City Cafe

Afternoon Tea at City Cafe


Awarded the 2014 ‘Best Hotel Restaurant in Yorkshire’ at the Oliver Awards and achieving the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, City Café restaurant, overlooking Leeds & Liverpool Canal, serves a selection of modern British dishes in the heart of the city. Our team of award-winning chefs skillfully prepare innovative dishes using locally sourced, high-quality ingredients. The à la carte menu changes seasonally and the Market Menu changes once a week, to offer choice and quality at exceptional value.

City Cafe also has a south facing al fresco terrace overlooking the Leeds-Liverpool canal.

Afternoon Tea - Served every day from 12 to 5pm at City Café and Granary Lounge.

Afternoon tea £15
The afternoon tea includes a pot of freshly brewed tea and the below savouries and sweets:
Quiche Lorraine
Grilled chicken and chorizo tortilla wraps
Poached salmon and baby prawn finger sandwich
Grilled halloumi and roasted red pepper bruschetta
Cherry scones with clotted cream and jam
Strawberry and hazelnut nougat
Salted caramel macaroon
Angel cake

Traditional cream tea £7.50
Two freshly baked scones with clotted cream & strawberry jam plus a pot of freshly brewed tea.
Add a glass of Prosecco for £5 or a glass of house Champagne for £8

If you suffer from any food allergy please alert a member of staff and they will be happy to help guide you through the menu choices. £5 deposit per person will be required when booking. A discretionary 10% service charge will be added to your bill.

NOTE: the menu changes regularly, please contact the venue directly to ask for the latest menu

Private BBQs in canalside terrace: Book your private BBQ today and get an afternoon tea for 2*!
Whether it’s a company BBQ, a birthday party or a wedding, we will arrange the right event for you. *The organiser will get a complimentary afternoon tea for 2 when booking a private BBQ with a minimum of 50 people. Offer is subject to availability. Booking two weeks in advance required

Speciality: Modern European cuisine

Covers: 130

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsRegional Tourist Board MemberFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedWedding receptionsFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening details

Mon-Sun: 6.30pm-10pm


Free entry


Granary Wharf,
2 Wharf Approach,



See location of City Cafe on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 298331  Lat: 53.79337 Long: -1.54910

By Car:
The hotel is easily accessed from the M1, M62 and M621 motorways – take J3 and follow signs for Leeds city centre
From Neville Street, take a left at the traffic lights on to Water Lane
Take the 2nd right on to Wharf Approach and follow the signs for the hotel

By Public Transport:
Doubletree by Hilton Leeds is just next to Leeds train station – a short 5 min walk

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Leeds station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired