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Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms - Harrogate

) #29 of 336 Restaurants in Harrogate €€ - €€€ Cafe, British, Soups
1 Parliament Street, Harrogate HG1 2QU, England
+44 1423 814070
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Parliament Street, Harrogate HG1 2QU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had afternoon tea at Betty's twice, and both times we were met with lovely staff and the food is wonderful. It is also nice to have a cup of tea or a simple lunch for a chat with friends. I am glad i got to...More

Thank banana-chips-14
Reviewed yesterday

A truly pleasant experience . A traditional tea a good selection of teas and actually served in a teapot with extra hot water. A nice variety of simple snacks and cakes. Service is excellent from the welcome to service of tea and checking that everything...More

Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed yesterday

Almost a hour to be seated then kept waiting on stairs because tables were not cleared. Two "suits" arrived after ten minutes then things were back to full swing. Need to stagger breaks for the guys in charge. Food excellent as always, service slow which...More

Thank ettyspagetti
Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely delicious tea and scones in a lovely setting. Staff really charming and knowledgeable when discussing the story of Betty's tea rooms and the general history of Harrogate.

Thank Brian4Karen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Betty's Cafe is renowned and with good reason. This was my first visit in years and it is just as wonderful as ever. We had a wonderful chicken salad and far too many cakes, all of which were outstanding. The atmosphere and decor are delightful...More

Thank ChristopherN59
Reviewed 2 days ago

Being local to the town, I have tended to visit this cafe more than most. Whilst it is lovely to enjoy a waitress service it does come at a price. Always a bustling busy place in high demand expect to see queues of people trying...More

Thank Clive A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Apparently Betty's is famous so we just had to have cakes too.. Obviously.. Strawberry tart and a chocolate and passionfruit bombe, since you asked. Delicious! There's an order at the counter section (low brow - like us) and a proper table service area. Afternoon tea...More

Thank DEH65
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Every time I visit my girlfriend in England we always make sure to go here. Staff is very friendly, and the food is amazing. Their afternoon tea is incredible.

Thank Josefin_xxaa
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A little disappointed for the price. Long queues to get in. I think it has become a little commercialised

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I can't really add to the superlatives which others have written about Betty's, other than to say I wish we had one in Chelmsford !!

Thank Jackie A
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1 August 2017|
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Response from Stephanie P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but the staff are very polite and accommodating so ask someone when you're there or phone before you go.
Clare I
19 March 2017|
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Response from KayLondon | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can book for the cafe or restaurant. Maybe for the tea in the upstairs lounge.
Rosalina B
30 July 2016|
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Response from Dobbin2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'm sure it downstairs was easily accessible x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Parliament Street, Harrogate HG1 2QU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 814070
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