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Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms

32 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9EE, England
+44 (0)1943 608029
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Ranked #20 of 78 Restaurants in Ilkley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $24
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Cuisines: Delicatessen, British, Café, Tea Room
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Ilkley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

almost like stepping back in time when going into Bettys. I try go every fortnight as it's alot more expensive than most places, Eveything they serve - cakes, the biscuits and drinks are always first-class and is a must if you're ever visiting Ilkley.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I may be biased but anyone who has not tasted Betty's has missed the tradition of Yorkshire melted into Switzerland , their cafe is magnifique, traditional treats with old fashioned curtesy

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Lytham
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123 reviews 123 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Having sampled Bettys excellent tea rooms in York and Harrogate it was good to note the ambiance, service and food in Ilkley was even better. Friendly, efficient staff provided tasty fare from a pleasing menu. My friends fish rosti lived up to its picture representation in the menu. My melt in the mouth mince pies and xmas spiced tea were... More 

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Blackwood, Gwent
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119 reviews 119 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Visited at lunchtime on a busy Saturday. I hadn't been to Betty's for over twenty years and fortunately it was just as I remembered. We expected a queue as it was lunch time but we only had to wait for around 20 minutes. We were handed the menu to peruse whilst we waited so were ready to order as soon... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Every now and again we treat ourselves to lunch at Bettys. We like to try something different each time we go and at this time of year they have specials on for Christmas. It is an excellent tea room which has a lovely feeling of a bygone age, and the staff make you feel special and a valued customer. The... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Not your average café the Tea rooms are a cut above that, they do serve the worlds most expensive "Fat Rascals" as described by my good friend the late Richard Whiteley memoirs. At Bettys after you have waited for a table to become free, you are in a different world, back to the service of the 1930's the Ritz or... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Went at lunch time today- timed it just right as though Betty's was busy we didn't have to queue!My husband and I both had the smoked salmon and prawn open sandwiches and a pot of Earl Grey tea.We both agreed everything was faultless.The service was efficient and friendly. A lovely treat if a touch pricey.You are paying for the experience... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Great experience with very nice egg mayonnaise sandwiches! Cakes and patisseries also very good. Only downside is the price as it is a lot of money for not a lot of food.

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

High price, poor quality food! Trading on.it'past glory service terrible! Need big improvements before i would go again

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Oslo, Norway
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Have previously enjoyed the Bettys experience, but this visit was a great disappointment. Took them ages to take our order. The toasted teacakes were definitely overpriced., and the staff were offhand. Three of them spent most of the time talking a person who was clearly a regular and largely ignored their other customers, some of whom were clearly ver irritated... More 

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Additional Information about Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms

Address: 32 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9EE, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1943 608029
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 24
Cuisine: Delicatessen, British, Café, Tea Room

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