Celebrate the royal wedding with these delicious themed menus around Yorkshire

If you haven't manage to secure an invite to the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this Saturday, it doesn't mean you can't indulge in a taste of royalty closer to home.

The Ivy's Royal Crown Dessert is a twist on its infamous Chocolate Bombe and will be available from Friday 18 to Monday 21 May only
The Ivy's Royal Crown Dessert is a twist on its infamous Chocolate Bombe and will be available from Friday 18 to Monday 21 May only

These delicious themed menus on offer around Yorkshire are the perfect treat to toast the celebrations.

The Ivy

Offering a wonderfully classy dining environment, The Ivy St Helen's Square in York is a fine setting to celebrate the wedding in style.

There are a variety of royal themed menus to around Yorkshire

As well as a tasty British menu encompassing breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner options, diners can finish the meal with a special royal-inspired dessert, available for four days only, from Friday 18 to Monday 21 May.

The Royal Crown Dessert is a twist on the Ivy's infamous Chocolate Bombe and features a chocolate dome filled with ice cream, meringue and shortbread, topped with a gold crown and drizzled in hot strawberry sauce.

Visit: The Ivy St Helen’s Square, 2 St Helen’s Square, York, YO1 8QP - theivyyork.com

Curve Bar

The Grand Hotel in York offers a fine setting to enjoy the royal wedding celebrations

In addition to a live screening of Harry and Meghan tying the knot, guests can enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea which includes delicate finger sandwiches, cakes, scones and hot beverages, along with a slice of elderflower and lemon wedding cake.

Complimentary glasses of prosecco will also be on offer to toast thehappy couple and guests can learn some top beauty tips with demos from hair care experts GHD and makeup brand Urban Decay, plus a free £5 bet.

Available from 11.30am to 11.30pm on Saturday 19 May.

Visit: Victoria Gate Casino, Victoria Gate, Leeds, LS2 7JL - eventbrite.co.uk

The West Park Hotel

Treat yourself to a bit of luxury at this elegant Harrogate hotel and tuck into an afternoon tea fit for a royal, complete with a glass of fizz for £18.95 per person, available up to Saturday 26 May.

And to continue the celebrations, give the royal themed tipple of gin, rose lemonade and cava a try, which comes served in a charming Hendricks Gin tea cup and tea pot.

Visit: 19 West Park, Harrogate, HG1 1BJ - thewestparkhotel.com

Goldsborough Hall

The glorious setting of Goldsborough Hall is sure to make you feel like royalty and in honour of the big day, they will be serving a special royal afternoon tea complete with a complementary glass of pink fizz, which can be enjoyed while watching the wedding on a number of screens.

Visit: Church Street, Goldsborough, Knaresborough, HG5 8NR - goldsboroughhall.com


Browns' exclusive royal wedding set menu features some of the finest British ingredients, from beef wellington and roasted lamb rump, to bakewell crumble, while the traditional afternoon tea is ideal for lighter bites and encompasses a range of mini desserts, including an elderflower and gin posset.

Both menus will be available to enjoy until Tuesday 22 May.

Visit: Unit H28 The Light, 70-72 The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ / St Pauls Chambers, 8-12 St Pauls Parade, Sheffield, S1 2JL - browns-restaurants.co.uk


Available from Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 May, the royal afternoon tea at Crafthouse features a selection of tasty finger sandwiches, from smoked salmon and creme fraiche blinis to cucumber and cream cheese, along with scones and a variety of desserts - including Harry's favourite, treacle tart.

The tea is priced at £24 per person, or for £39 you can enjoy free flowing prosecco.

Visit: Trinity Leeds, 70 Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 6HW - crafthouse-restaurant.com

The Grand Hotel & Spa

Ring in the great occasion at this beautiful hotel in York, where you can sip tea or raise a glass of champagne in the historic Grand Boardroom, and watch the royal couple say 'I do' as you're served a selection of sandwiches, savouries, cakes and sweet treats - all for £35 per person.

Visit: Station Rise, York, YO1 6DG - thegrandyork.co.uk

Tapton Hall

Fancy celebrating outdoors?

Tapton Hall in Sheffield are hosting a special street party from 10am to 3pm on the big day, where guests can tuck into a bacon sandwich or indulge in the chef's special afternoon tea, as well as enjoying live coverage of the wedding and a host of fun games and craft activities.

Visit: Shore Lane, Sheffield, S10 3BU - taptonhall.com