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Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms - Ilkley

32 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9EE, England
+44 1943 608029
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9EE, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was really excited to take my niece from Australia to sample a traditional English afternoon tea. Without hesitation I opted for a Betties.experience believing would offer more than just a bit of cake that you could get anywhere. Living in Harrogate and having just...More

Thank deborahbaxter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today I went to Betty's cafe with my Mum and Grandma, normally we would enjoy our food, but I was rather a little dissappointed with my food as there wasn't no taste to the omelette & fritta ,and when the waitress offered us chips, i...More

Thank Judejuddles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped into this outlet after visiting a local garden raising funds for charity. First visit here for quite a while. Surpised to find no queue on a Sunday mid afternoon. Seated immediately by a pleasant young man and then served efficiently by another one. Able...More

Thank sandalian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at Betty's in Ilkley. It was recommended to us - we weren't disappointed. Can be busy at lunchtime - 15 min wait. Staff pleasant and service was good. Some tables were shared bench for two - could be a bit cosy. We...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience and tasty food! Delicious cakes to go as well. Service was excellent and were seated right away.

Thank catexuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was going to be a "special treat" of our holiday week, but I was left feeling very underwhelmed... Whilst we were greeted by a very friendly member of staff (who provided books/toys/colouring for the children, a good move, well done) and we only had...More

2  Thank KMLee1987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a treat! Absolutely lovely main meals And cake to die for! Staff couldn't help enough - really friendly - beautifully presented! Worth the price for a treat Take a Fat Rascal Home!

Thank loobay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited all bar 1 of the your Tea Rooms ( i plan to get to the last one this year) I found the one in ilkley to be lovely cozy and quiet, a little less hassle and bustle than the others due to the...More

Thank Laurensss_uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tea room exudes poshness at not as expensive as one would think. Beautiful strong pot of tea for two, scones, jam and cream all served on 2 layered tray. Staff were friendly and helpful. We loved being here! They serve variety of teas coffees...More

Thank Graham59Buderim
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's a special place. It's an English or more precisely a Yorkshire institution. Good for breads - I like the pumpkin seed loaf - or cakes from rich fruitcake to fat rascals(sometimes called 'fat bastards), to vanilla slices to little green frog cakes, and light...More

Thank Jon P
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you take reservations?
8 December 2016|
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Response from Rinc0n2013 | Reviewed this property |
Only for special events, but going tomorrow so will enquire
My wife is coeliac. Can you offer gluten free options at lunch time?
23 November 2016|
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Response from Mrembo95 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there are gluten free options and it's best if you contact Bettys for a more in depth answer
Kate M
Hi I was just wondering if anyone knows if Betty's has highchairs available?? Thanks!
14 October 2016|
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Response from Alison J | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have plenty and lots of other kid friendly facilities.
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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