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Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms - York

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#22 of 201 Cafe in York
Travelers' Choice2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Cafe, British
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed today via mobile

Always a treat to eat at Betty's. This excellent breakfast no exception with superb coffee, smoked salmon and scrambled eggs. Super service.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed today via mobile

Unforgettable Yorkshire curd tart & rascal scones- cream included.. accomplished by English tea. Sitting at the corner, friendly atmosphere. Walking accros the river, close to amenities & shops in the high street. Worth a visit. Tips: pls don't forget your chutney's jam for breakfast toast.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Vicky V
Reviewed today

Wanted the weekend to be special instead of having to queue like cattle thought I would buck afternoon tea for us but sadly cant book at weekends which is poor.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had the £20 high tea. It was delicious. It was my first tiime having a high tea and won't be my last. A must experience for any lady.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank masterchef1872
Reviewed yesterday

9am on a Friday and there was a queue for breakfast. Swiss Breakfast is highly recommended. Great service here and high quality ingredients. Follow your breakfast with a trip into the shop.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank louisenottingham9
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely place to come for afternoon tea or a fat rascal. They have a good selection of teas and coffees. The fat rascals are amazing and would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank V5213IPjuliec
Reviewed yesterday

If in York or Harrogate or the other places that Betty's is situated, personally we find Betty's is a must place to visit. If there is a queue its worth the wait. Lots of choice, excellent food and service at good prices. Excellent

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank djlister2019
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked afternoon tea here for myself, my husband and daughter. The staff were warm and welcoming. An excellent selection of teas. The food was excellent. Betty’s could certainly teach the Ritz a thing or two about making scones. A thoroughly enjoyable visit.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank debs7669
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked the dearer afternoon tea in the Belmont Room here and it didn’t disappoint. A pianist playing, immaculately dressed waiters and waitresses with excellent service. The food was fabulous and plentiful. More of the sandwiches were available if we wanted them. The cakes were...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After a full day drinking and celebrating we woke up feeling remarkably fresh. As a few of our group (9 people) had not been to Betty’s before we decided to go for breakfast. When we arrived the queue was just starting, we were 3rd group...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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September 29, 2019|
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Response from STONEHOUSEPAIR | Reviewed this property |
We arrived about 12:30 which I would presume to be a busier time. There was a queue but it went down very quickly and one of the girls handed out menus to choose from ready for when we got in. The service is quick but no... More
Sarah D
July 6, 2019|
Response from ParisRose121 | Reviewed this property |
Betty’s tends to be quite busy at the weekends so it is advisable to book in advance. If you decide not to book you can expect to wait 20 minutes to an hour at midday as it is peak time. I think it is possible to get the... More
April 23, 2019|
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Response from jctsthk | Reviewed this property |
They have a children menu and high chair. They sell gift vouchers of fixed sum and of café afternoon tea set and bookable afternoon tea set. You can buy vouchers online or by phone. You can only book a table with the... More
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