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Betty's Sewing Box

Cokayne Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EJ, England
+44 1335 347241
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Cokayne Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EJ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a regular here and booked a group craft activity followed by afternoon tea with friends. It's a lovely atmosphere with great people and a beautiful afternoon tea!

Thank annie g
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Not keen on the setting as it is a bit cluttered, but the food was ok and the service was good. Nothing offensive but all a bit twee and fussy for my liking

1  Thank Derbyshireflyboy
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Very pleasing, happy, polite service; plenty of seating. Good food - sandwiches, scones, cakes, tea cakes are all well priced. Menus are imaginatively mounted in laminated vintage knitting patterns. Tables have individual boy/girl names. You are completely surrounded by table linen, vintage crockery and crinoline...More

1  Thank JANET B
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Came here whist visiting my parents for a few days. My Mum has previously raved about the cafe and spoken about it much to us. The staff were lovely and there was no rush to order. Plenty of selection on the specials board too. We...More

2  Thank Beth T
Reviewed 11 June 2018

What a find, you must have tea at Bettys if your in Ashbourne. An eclectic mix of knitting needles, handmade items and a lovely tea room. The savoury scone tea was a delight. Its a shame that we don't have more tea rooms like this...More

1  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 30 May 2018

A quintessentially British tea room with a good ambiance and quaint surroundings down to the little detail of having an old cotton reel for a light pull in the toilet This friendly clean cafe served lovely home baked cakes, scones and made sandwiches and would...More

1  Thank valeriesq59
Reviewed 11 May 2018

I went here for afternoon tea in May 2018 with a group of 5 friends as we were staying nearby at Sandybrook Country Park. We walked to Betty's from Sandybrook on the Tissington trail which was a 45 minute mainly flat, off-road walk. When we...More

Thank Corinne76
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Our group of 19 (hen party) thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon tea. The service was excellent, Julie and her team happily provided a vegan selection and catered for the vegetarians in our group too without issue. The food we had was lovely - dainty sandwiches and...More

Thank alisondawson1
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Lovely vintage tea rooms. Had the afternoon tea with my daughter and granddaughter great selection of sandwiches and cakes together with a never ending supply of pots of tea. I had the Gluten Free selection and it was absolutely wonderful with a lovely selection of...More

Thank lindamary2018
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice afternoon tea with the family. Loads of lovely cakes and fresh sandwiches, with generous amounts of tea to wash it down. Scones were amazing with plenty of jam and cream too. So glad we found this place. Thanks

Thank Paul D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
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: Cokayne Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 347241
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We are delighted to invite you to Bettys Sewing Box - If you are creative (or would like to be), love fabric, locally made gifts or simply enjoy homemade baking then this is the place to visit! Pop in and have a browse of our beautiful handmade gift shop, enjoy afternoon tea in our vintage tearooms or join in with a class in our sewing workshop.
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