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Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms

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32 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9EE, England
+44 1943 608029
09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited during a midweek morning for a quick breakfast meeting. Very nice surroundings and really efficient / pleasant service. Decent cup of tea! Hurrah! Breakfast fantastic, hash, bacon, poached eggs all perfect. Not cheap but then again it's Betty's so what can you expect. Plus, keeps the riff-raff out (I myself was in disguise so managed to sneak in). Thoroughly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad that I had the pleasure of my birthday brunch in Betty's. Plenty of options for a non-meat eater. It took me ages to choose from the extensive menu and the waitresses were very patient and didn't make us feel rushed despite a small queue forming outside. The schnitzel and kedegree were both delicious.

Thank kategads
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As fairly regular visitors to Bettys in Ilkley, Harrogate and York over many years, we visited the Ilkley restaurant for a birthday Sunday lunch. It was very busy and a little crowded, which was fine as Sundays can be a bit dull. The food was well prepared and tasty as usual, but the presentation of my Chicken Schnitzel was rather... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in at Betty's for supper during a stay in Ilkley. You can't book, but the queue moves quickly. The food was fabulous! Wonderful surroundings and very courteous staff. A must! So good in fact we returned for breakfast the next morning!

Thank SurreyTweety
Keighley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Called for afternoon tea. After short wait we had a really good afternoon tea. As expected the food and service were spot on. Thanks very much for a real treat.

Thank Ian H H
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to Betty's for thirty years now and while the drinks, cakes and the food are consistently good we do find that the climbing prices are pricing us out of our visits. The staff are always pleasant and helpful and the atmosphere warm and friendly. However they do not take bookings which is difficult when taking older... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all you must be prepared to wait before being seated, in our case it was 40 minutes. Secondly you must expect everything to be expensive, we paid £17 for two coffees and two tarts. Thirdly you must ignore items 1 and 2 because it is the experience which is the attraction. You are looked after hand and foot,... More 

Thank ashers2206
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Betty's many times, and the experience has been pretty consistent. It's biggest positive is the experience - you feel transported into a bygone age when food was handcooked, staff treated you deferrence and tea was made with leaves not bags. However, the service can be a bit slow at times, and the seating is not always very... More 

Thank John R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Betty's with my friend for afternoon tea for a birthday. I have been to Betty's in York before for afternoon tea so knew what to expect.. however, I was disappointed by my experience here. The overall service was not as good as York, as staff didn't offer different varieties of tea, they didn't explain the items in he afternoon... More 

Thank Hollie K
Berwick Upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had afternoon tea and it was lovely. Waitress was very nice and took our photo, she could not be more helpful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, British, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
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 1943 608029

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?