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Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms - Ilkley

32 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9EE, England
+44 1943 608029
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
09:00 - 17:30 Hours
Cafe, British, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
32 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9EE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We have known Betty's for years and have occasionally tried it for coffee or a light meal. This time it was again disappointing. Prices are high, but service was poor, relying complacently on possibly undeserved reputation, with far too much standing around waiting to get...More

Thank MichaelMoore43
Reviewed 1 week ago

Received vouchers for afternoon tea for 2, went on a Monday afternoon to the original Harrogate branch, as they queue here we thought we might have a wait to be seated, but only 4 couples in front of us. We chose to eat downstairs with...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely breakfast, lovely pastries and discovered pikelet's ( which we bought in the shop to take home with us too )

Thank Cheffron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having enjoyed a good walk along the Dales Way from just before its starting point in Ilkley into Addingham and back again we were even more ready for an experience at Betty's, Ilkley with our vouchers for the standard Traditional Afternoon Tea priced at £19.95...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Iconic Yorkshire is Bettys I had a lovely cup of the Bettys blend and a raspberry macaroon. The atmosphere is very pleasant and staff are very friendly too. There’s nothing really to fault except the price- it is expensive. I enjoyed it though.

Thank CJB64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed a little . Beautiful building , but dining room overlooks a car park We went for brunch . I’ve got to be honest , I’ve had far far better eggs Benedict . All the food was very ok, absolutely nothing outstanding and it’s not...More

Thank frankie1234559
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Tea Room, is a wonderful find . In reality I have been visiting for many years. It offers a wonderful traditional “Tea Room” experience . I took my family for a “brunch “ and it was perfect in every way . The staff are...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner took me Betty's tea rooms as a surprise whilst we where on holiday in The Yorkshire Dales, ok we had to wait for a table for about 20 mins, but Bye Gum it was worth the wait, the staff are so polite here,...More

Thank Bluebellrider
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In 20 years of coming here, I’ve never left feeling unsatisfied. The food is extremely homely and comforting, and is normally cooked perfectly. I feel like almost everyone could find something they liked on the menu (perhaps not a vegan though), and it includes British...More

Thank AnnabelleWoods
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for a light lunch with the wife and had a pot of green tea and a bowl of soup. It was standard Bettys fare, overpriced good quality food, delivered with excellent service. You're paying for the ambience, which is either your cup of tea...More

1  Thank Reevesie9
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4 October 2017|
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Response from Boo516 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe it is. You will probably need to phone them
26 July 2017|
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Response from 2014Jandy | Reviewed this property |
Just under £20 per person I think but you can call and check with them as there are different options and I would definitely book as they do get busy. Jandy
7 December 2016|
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Response from Rinc0n2013 | Reviewed this property |
Only for special events, but going tomorrow so will enquire
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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