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Bettys York

Belmont Room , Bettys York , 6-8 St Helen's Square, York, YO1 8QP +44 1904595718

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Main course: £0
Food spend: £30

we both really enjoyed our visit to Bettys York
The staff were brilliant the food was wonderful
A truly marvellous experience

Wendy Musgrave 23 June 2017
from york

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On the picturesque St Helen’s Square, Bettys York is an elegant café serving lunch, dinner and afternoon teas. Inspired by the founder’s experience on the maiden voyage of the Queen Mary, the café is decked out in wood panelling, with large curved windows and ornate mirrors.

Afternoon tea at Bettys York involves a vast selection of teas, served with sweet and savoury delights. Classic blends join exotic black, green and white teas, as well as herbal blends on the lengthy tea menu. Traditional fresh sandwiches are followed by freshly baked sultana scones with strawberry preserve and Yorkshire clotted cream, as well as a selection of handmade cakes.

Add a touch of indulgence to afternoon tea with a glass of champagne, or sample the wide choice of specialty coffees, world wines, and local ales. Bettys also hosts regular events and live music, making it a lively venue day and night.

Bettys York is a 9-minute walk from York Train Station.

Bettys York

Belmont Room , Bettys York , 6-8 St Helen's Square, York, YO1 8QP

Contact +44 1904659142
Reservations +44 1904595718

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Customer reviews for Bettys York

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96% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • luxury (369)
  • romantic (256)
  • lunch (188)
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  • large parties (71)
  • breakfast (68)
  • value (67)
  • entertainment (66)
  • dinner (63)
  • child friendly (51)
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  • al fresco (7)
  • ((((( 26 June 2017 by Erna Hills from Doncaster

    We truly enjoyed the whole experience. The choice of teas was expansive and the descriptions lived up to expectations. The amuse bouche was a very nice touch. The selection of sandwiches and cakes catered for all tastes. The piano music helped to provide an amazing ambience as did the service by the staff who were very attentive and very knowledgeable about their goods. Would definitely come back again

  • ((((( 26 June 2017 by MC Brown from Newark

    Absolutely perfect. Lovely food, including making some changes due to allergies, outstanding, careful, pleasant service and just a wonderful atmosphere to make a most amazing afternoon experience.

  • ((((( 26 June 2017 by Ellen Koren østenrød from Fredrikstad, Norway

    Loved the live music! The Food was amazing!

  • (((** 26 June 2017 by Mel Pitchford from York

    Nice atmosphere.
    Nice service
    Sandwiches were replenished.
    Though we felt the lunch was hugely over priced.
    A large bill was given with no chocolates or parting gesture.
    We appreciate you pay for the service. Though we felt the experience was better 18months ago.

  • ((((( 26 June 2017 by Julie Sinclair-day from Richmond

    Wonderful professional staff. Lovely atmosphere with the piano. Thr scones were our favourites.

  • ((((( 25 June 2017 by Bert Gordon from Winston Salem

    Our experience was absolutely fabulous. The service was impeccable, the teas were delicious, and the presentation could not have been any better. We did not feel rushed in anyway. The sandwiches were divine, the scones were delicious, and the desserts are beyond description. We also thoroughly enjoyed the piano player.

  • ((((( 24 June 2017 by Michael Bartram from Selby

    First-class service. Lovely atmosphere in the restaurant - very much like the Queen Mary! Pianist, as always excellent. Only disappointment was we didn't get the usual mini tins of your excellent tea. Also disappointed that our Sapphire Anniversary wasn't acknowledged with the mini cake. Last time we visited it was a birthday and we were presented with a little cake. Every time we have been someone who has been celebrating has received a cake. We were asked (as was everyone else), when we arrived if it was a special celebration. Perhaps you have stopped offering it? Just a small point, but we thought worth mentioning.

  • ((((( 23 June 2017 by Edward Bearz from Avonwick

    What a fabulous place! The atmosphere, the staff, the food were all incredible. Beautiful tea room, such lovely decor and the pianist was a lovely touch! The staff were so attentive and polite. The food... wow! We had the vegetarian afternoon tea, and every single item that was served was exquisite! The lemon scones were fabulous, but my favourite had to be the Gooseberry Macaroon, and that's from someone who doesn't usually like gooseberrys! What a fantastic afternoon.

  • ((((( 23 June 2017 by Astri from Stavanger

    We booked a table at Betty's online and sat upstairs. I would recommend this as it is more quiet than downstairs. There were live piano music which played softly in the background, the staff was very friendly and serviceminded, the food and cakes tasted very good and we got help to select a tea compatible to our taste. 1,5 hour was too little time, we should have had 2 hours to enjoy the experience to the fullest, but overall we were very satisfied.

  • ((((( 23 June 2017 by Wendy Musgrave from york

    we both really enjoyed our visit to Bettys York
    The staff were brilliant the food was wonderful
    A truly marvellous experience

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