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Elizabeth Botham & Sons

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35-39 Skinner St, Whitby YO21 3AH, England
01947 602823
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Afternoon tea

Afternoon tea was delicious. Sandwiches were made to order and the cakes were lovely. Service was excellent, could not fault it. Will definetly be returning.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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York, United Kingdom
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  • Local cuisine
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York, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Afternoon tea was delicious. Sandwiches were made to order and the cakes were lovely. Service was excellent, could not fault it. Will definetly be returning.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

If you dips not know Whitby, it is easy to miss this tea room as it lies at the top of a rather unpromising flight of stairs. However tea and bracks were excellent. Definitely a place to visit.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

As a treat I took my Mum for afternoon tea and it was the best we'd ever had! Polite helpful waitress who accommodated our request to change one of the sandwich fillings without any problem and when it came it all looked beautiful and too good to eat! I would highly recommend for anyone wanting a traditional afternoon tea experience.

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yorkshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

A traditional tearoom, with good choice of menu , and some very good cakes to put the pounds on !!!!

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Old style afternoon tea with sandwiches, scones, and cakes served upstairs above the shop, by waiters in uniforms. Yum.

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Warrington, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Very clean. Staff very attentive. Service good and prices reasonable. Everything served piping hot. Would recommend to friends.

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Mataro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

On a rainy morning we called in here for cakes and coffee. Very nice cakes and large servings. The place was very busy went we went and there were few of us, but staff were friendly. One qualm was the coconut cake was a bit of a let down, only coconut on the outside, inside was a scone. Also strawberry... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Like stepping back in time this wonderful tearoom still has waitresses serving you in black outfits with white aprons, the tea’s and coffee’s were excellent and the deserts were exquisite, this is certainly worth a visit.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

we have eaten in Bothams for years and have never been let down but was disappointed this time to find that they had changed the shortcrust pastry on their chicken pie special to flaky pastry! My son who had been looking forward to this pie all year was bitterly disappointed after all any Yorkshire man worth his salt knows a... More 

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UK N.E. England
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Absolutely love this tearoom, so much so that we have visited three times in the last couple of months. Staff are friendly and very smart in their traditional black outfits, white aprons and white hats. We simply cannot fault the food and the cleanliness of the tearoom. Where nowadays do you get fresh table linen and nice crockery! Excellent value... More 

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MikeBRG, Owner at Elizabeth Botham & Sons, responded to this review

Thank you so much, CatieNE for your lovely review. I'm so pleased to hear you enjoy visiting our tea rooms and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35-39 Skinner St, Whitby YO21 3AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: 01947 602823

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 26
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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