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1 North Street | Keighley. West Yorkshire, Keighley BD21 3SL, England
+44 7968 051013
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  • Average2%
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1 North Street | Keighley. West Yorkshire, Keighley BD21 3SL, England
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

I will keep it quick as this is more a thanks , give the place is closed now. It was a great little cafe and such a shame it closed, i used to meet my wife on Fridays for dinner together and will miss it...More

Thank TheEnglishFamily2011
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We both loved coming to forteas as it was the best tearoom in Keighley, When we heard this unique place was to close it was like having our hearts ripped out , We had some great afternoons there and party's. It's a sad loss for...More

2  Thank garypeters72
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This delightful cafe is a joy to behold. With its 1940s character, it wouldn't look out of place in a black and white movie. The owner Janet and her daughter run this place like clockwork and it's always a joy to sit and admire the...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
4TEAS, Owner at Forteas, responded to this review

THANK YOU SO MUCH......who ever you are :) am so pleased that you found FORTEAS so amazing..... makes me very proud, that we did summat good <3 xxxxx

Reviewed 21 October 2016

Thus was a lovely 1940s themed tearoom. Simply, tasty fare, loads of 1940s artefacts. Is sadly missed!

1  Thank Helen J
4TEAS, Owner at Forteas, responded to this review

Thank you so much Helen.... so sorry for delay in responding, but have been away on a long deserved & wonderful holiday :) xxx

Reviewed 12 October 2016

Regretably the Fourteas Cafe, High Street, Keighley, with all its wartime souvenirs and memorabilia closed on OCTOBER 1st Their Face Book account goes into more details. Owner was Janet Croden

1  Thank CANNON216
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Wow, after my first time visiting i will defiantly be back again. What a brilliant tea room! The decor is brilliant and Janet the owner is so welcoming. Highly recommended!More

Thank mary j
4TEAS, Owner at Forteas, responded to this review

To quote you Mary..... WOW....... Thank for youre review of FORTEAS :) am so very pleased you had a great first visit to us, and on a personal note, makes me happy that I make our customers so welcome, we at FORTEAS pride ourselves, on...More

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

First time visit to keighley and found the town very underwhelming. However, this gem of a tea room saved the day. Loved the decorations and style of Forteas. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. Food, delicious and very reasonably priced. We even purchased some...More

1  Thank Zoe S
4TEAS, Owner at Forteas, responded to this review

Thank you Zoe, was lovely to meet you & youre family, happy you found FORTEAS so good :) and hope the bunting looks lovely in ur daughters room <3 Made me feel so proud, that you feel, FORTEAS is the highlight of ur visit to...More

Reviewed 26 August 2016

I love this little tea shop. Nice tea, lovely cake and Noel Coward singing in the background, what more could I possibly ask for. Shame I could only visit the once and may never have the chance ever again.

1  Thank Schmidtbuster
4TEAS, Owner at Forteas, responded to this review

Thank you Shmidbuster..... was lovely to meet you..... and appreciate so much, that you loved our little Tea Shop :) So very sorry, you wont be able to call again :( Take care ..... Regards Janet xxxxx

Reviewed 25 August 2016

ForTeas, as its name suggests, is a 1940's style cafe. There are lots of memorabilia on display, music from the period plays in the background. The owner and staff wear 1940's style clothes. The food is tasty. You could choose dripping and bread but I...More

1  Thank Chris T
4TEAS, Owner at Forteas, responded to this review

Thank you so much Chris.... am so very pleased you enjoyed ur visit to FORTEAS.... & the Eggy bread & bacon :) and the friendly atmosphear, which we love, and take so much pride in,,,, that people feel so comfortable in the tearoom , hope...More

Reviewed 3 August 2016

It was my daughters 14th Birthday so we decided to go here for some lunch, to say it was nice would be a huge understatement, it was absolutely delicious and has really made her day. Everything about it was so welcoming. As we walked in...More

1  Thank Janet H
4TEAS, Owner at Forteas, responded to this review

OMG....OMG....OMG........THANK YOU :) What a fantastic review Janet. We were so pleased you chose to visit FORTEAS, after being recommended to you....... It was totally our pleasure to be able to celebrate ur daughters b/day with you all. Hope you all enjoyed the rest of...More

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Hello Are you open on 30 Dec, are you far from the train station and do you serve meals or light lunches? Thanks
5 December 2015|
Response from 4TEAS | Property representative |
So sorry L.M. But we will be closing early on Thurs 24th Dec at 2.30 pm, and won't reopen until Mon 4th Jan 2016, so sorry to let you down. Hope you will be able to visit us another time.... Merry Christmas hun xxxxxxxx
Hi, What are the opening times? Kind regards, Lorraine
19 September 2015|
Response from 4TEAS | Property representative |
Hi Lorraine, so sorry for delay, have only just seen ur question. We are open Mon - Sat 10am, till 4 pm, thank you for asking :) xx
Please could someone tell me the cost of afternoon tea per person? Thanks
6 February 2015|
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Response from 4TEAS | Property representative |
So sorry, I have only just seen ur question, didn't know you could ask questions on Trip Advisor, I am so very sorry for such a late reply. Afternoon tea for 1 is £9.99. Thank you for your enquiry :) x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 North Street | Keighley. West Yorkshire, Keighley BD21 3SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Keighley
  • Phone Number: +44 7968 051013
A lovely 1940s themed tearoom, so much to see, the more you look, the more you find. Fabulous atmosphere, and decor. You are served by ladies in 1940s attire. Good selection of food served, from toasted teacakes, sandwiches, pie and mushy peas, through to a variety of cakes and puddings. Cream Teas, and Afternoon Teas, are our SECIALITY.... Small selection of Gluten Free food is available, From Toasted Sandwiches, to Fruit Slices,....... Forteas bringing the 40's back in style. .... Food Hygiene RATING 5.....AS SEEN ON T,V.... THE ONE SHOW :)