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Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms

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32 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9EE, England
+44 (0)1943 608029
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 221
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    Very good
  • 43
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  • 17
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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My daugher and I called into Bettys Tea room in Ilkley last weekend. We didn't expect a table to be free staright away,due to it's popuarity but there was...such a nice surprise! We were seated in a cosy corner and served by a lovely waitress. The food was good& the atmosphere relaxed. An... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Alison B
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

My daugher and I called into Bettys Tea room in Ilkley last weekend. We didn't expect a table to be free staright away,due to it's popuarity but there was...such a nice surprise! We were seated in a cosy corner and served by a lovely waitress. The food was good& the atmosphere relaxed. An enjoyable visit...one of many we have made.

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Ilkley
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Betty's is not the cheapest around but is worth a visit, just to see the waitresses in their black uniforms with white collars etc. Very 1930s. The pastries are superb, good Yorkshire tea (we are very patriotic up here in Yorkshire). The standard is excellent, I have visited the one at Harlow Carr Gardens recently, had a rosti which was... More 

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Milton Keynes, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Walked straight in no que luvly window seat open sandwich to die for salmon and prawns. Best hot chocolate ever tasted. Always wanted to visit highly recommended.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

We had a family get together at one of our favourite destinations. I had quiche and salad and it did not disappoint. My family had the delicious afternoon cream teas. The reason I felt the need to review this place was due to the excellent customer service. It is a passion of mine that a smile costs nothing. Our waitress... More 

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Addingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I had a voucher to use so spent a good hour sat in the cafe reading the paper with my breakfast. The service was fast and polite, my eggs were perfectly poached, but I didn't feel I should have been charged for extra hot water to top up my tea. It's also a shame about how they distribute the tips... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The service was friendly enough, however did not like the layout, quite cramped Also the food was mediocre. I got the afternoon tea but have had better desserts in other cafes

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

As we were staying near by we thought it would be a shame not to stop by and indulge in a spot of afternoon tea. My partner had previously eaten at the tea room in Harrogate and was keen to try here. We certainly were not disappointed as we were transported to a time of elegance, well dressed and attentive... More 

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Wickford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The food at Betty's was fantastic, everything tasted great. The only thing to let this down was the service. Staff didn't bring out the entire tables order at the same time and even forgot to bring out the tea-pots after bringing out the cups and saucers. We had to remind them that we would like the tea to go in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We really enjoyed our Bettys experience in Ilkey. The lunch sandwiches were fresh and delicious of good portion. The dessert tray and tea was exquisite and the service was to a high standard!

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Lytham St Annes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We called in at Ilkley on our way to Leeds, and decided to have lunch here. The town was very busy because there was a continental fair on, however we were lucky and had no queue. Service was excellent, and the quiche and salad was lovely. The young waitresses were very attentive and smiley. We will call again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1943 608029

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24
  • Cuisine: Cafe, British, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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