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Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms - Harrogate

1 Parliament Street, Harrogate HG1 2QU, England
+44 1423 814070
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, British, Soups, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Parliament Street, Harrogate HG1 2QU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Betty's Cafe was a joy to visit. The food, choices, decor and staff were like a step back to a time of old world charm and elegance. Be sure to arrive early or eat outside of regular meal times as the queue outside to get...More

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For those keen horticulturalist having Betty’s Cafe as part of these wonderful gardens is a bonus. The service, food and coffee are excellent, with great views overlooking the gardens makes the visit well worthwhile. A must when visiting RHS Harlow Carr.

Thank ThomasD221
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went here on Sunday when we stayed in Harrogate. There was a queue outside to get a table but it was worth the wait . We all throughly enjoyed our lunch and the cakes were delicious. Everything about the tea rooms is really lovely...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited Betty’s restaurant and tea rooms in the centre of Harrogate today for lunch. We arrived about 11.30 and didn’t have to queue, but later on there were small queues as this venue is very popular. The interior decor is neat, and clean. The rooms...More

Thank izzy572017
Reviewed 2 days ago

We always make a point of having tea at Betty's whenever we are in the area because it is just so good. This time we went for breakfast - what a treat. The English breakfast was amongst the best I have ever had and unlike...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved the surroundings, history and service at this famous tea rooms. Our champagne afternoon tea lived up to our expectations and as we chose to sit on the coffee shop we didn’t have to queue. A must visit in Harrogate.

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Me got a voucher for afternoon tea at betty as a gift from two of our daughters as a birthday gift A real treat proper old fashioned English high tea loose tea and a tea strainer sandwiches with the crusts cut off Little nibbles so...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited Bettys while staying the night in Harrogate. When we arrived there was no queues and a few free tables - we went on a Tuesday at around 2pm. We were intending to have a cream tea but, after seeing some other people get...More

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very popular, and an unmissable experience when in Harrogate. Worth the wait if you have to queue. Service, presentation and quality of food all very good. A treat!

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As I have done many times before when in Harrogate, called in to Betty’s today for a coffee. A fellow customer approached a member of staff and politely asked if she could have lemon with her tea rather than milk, then returned to her table....More

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30 October 2018|
Response from Roy_and_Val | Reviewed this property |
you can only book for the afternoon tea deal. Depends on the day and time whether you will have to queue or not. But the staff are efficient and the waiting time isn't bad really.
26 October 2018|
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Response from BaldyMcGoo2 | Reviewed this property |
There is no outside patio, only a footpath... As far as I know :)
8 June 2018|
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Response from 222louisek | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, it's a case of queuing up outside and waiting your turn to be called in.
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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