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Bettys York, York
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Bettys York

Belmont Room, YO1 8QP York
Average price £35


Bettys York

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Festive Bookable Afternoon Tea £39.95pp

£39.95 per guest
Available from 09 Nov to 02 Jan

Restaurant menu

One lemon & poppyseed and one plain miniature scone with strawberry preserve and clotted cream
Bookable Afternoon Tea (from 5th January) £39.95
This preset menu includes: Sandwich Selection + Scones + Miniature Cake Selection

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Bettys York, York
Bettys York, York


Excellent128 reviews











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What diners said about this restaurant:

Good value for money
Very short waiting time
  • Eric D.1 review

    3 December 2023


    Absolutely fantastic . 2 visit and was utterly amazing again . Everyone was so pleasantly helpful and we had everything plus more when and if we needed . Would recommend over and over again

  • Katie B.1 review

    20 November 2023


    Betty’s was designed to feel like a ship and we could have been on the Titanic. There was a pianist serenading guests with a combination of Christmas tunes and classics creating a relaxing yet joyous environment. The wait staff were polite and friendly. The afternoon tea was a set menu and, at £40pp, not cheap, but it was very tasty and overall a very enjoyable experience.

  • Megan H.4 reviews

    27 October 2023


    Lovely for a special occasion! Such lovely friendly staff and the food is the perfect amount.


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  • Ann Marie N.2 reviews

    17 September 2023


    We had late afternoon tea booked and could not have been more pleased with our experience. The food was lovely, the staff were charming and efficient, and the restaurant went above and beyond accommodating the food allergies of one of our party. Very highly recommend, and only wish we lived closer to York so that we could go back more frequently!

  • Beverley H.1 review

    22 July 2023


    Really nice experience . Will definitely be going back

  • Luca P.2 reviews

    16 July 2023


    Our server Leo was very attentive and friendly. It's rare to find afternoon teas that offer the sandwich/tea refills complimentary but it makes such a big difference! The only minor inconveniences were a loud Air-con fan near us but that was moved quickly and rectified, and the fact it was our anniversary but this was not acknowledged. A lovely ambience and pianist to go with what was a delicious meal. Sweet treats were delicious.

  • James C.6 reviews

    2 July 2023


    Loved the tea, sandwiches, and pastries provided. Lots of quality tea options to choose from. Live music and decor added to the enjoyment! Thanks for a great tea time!

  • Sylvia S.1 review

    21 May 2023


    We thought the ambience and decor were really lovely, as was the piano music, although my companion thought it was a little loud, which made it difficult to have a conversation. My main gripe was that the waiter who served our tea we told us it was replenishable but no mention was made of the sandwiches or cakes being replenishable. We therefore deduced that we would not get second helpings of those. The sandwiches were delicious, however, as were the cakes. When a waitress asked us, towards the end of our visit, if everything was OK, I said it was but added that as we only had 4 finger sandwiches each, we were still somewhat hungry. She then told us we could have some more on the house, as it were but, unfortunately, we'd already eaten the cakes and neither of us fancied eating savoury items after eating sweet ones. We were therefore somewhat disappointed, hence my review. Otherwise, the staff were really attentive and polite.

  • Paul R.1 review

    9 May 2023


    We booked our table for 4 and arrived to find a lovely room with well spaced tables in a wonderful room. The service was second to none and we chose our afternoon tea. We were pleased to find that all were catered for and most things could be replenished if necessary. The only complaint we had was that the pianist was so loud we had a job to hear the waiter and ourselves talking. Will probably visit again in the future.

  • Caroline W.1 review

    6 May 2023


    Nine of us, good school friends met for High Tea at Betty’s and had the most wonderful afternoon. The service was excellent from all the staff. The was delicious and we all enjoyed ourselves.

  • Susan s.1 review

    9 March 2020


    met up with friends i’d not seen for decades. Betty’s service was wonderful, accommodating an extra place, refilling the sandwiches and letting us stay on chattering without appearing to want us gone. The tea choice was extensive and flowing. Live piano music was fun.

  • - -1 review

    5 March 2020


    It was nice but I thought very expensive for what it was and didn’t provide value for money - I personally think the price should be more around circa £25 each- we were told that it was a refillable supply of sandwiches but i let we were made to feel awkward when we requested more sandwiches- also my wife didn’t like the Lemon scones and when we requested more of the normal scones we were told it will see if I can find one - and the waiter came back with just one as though he had done us a favor ? Overall service was friendly and good actually - but left a big gap regard value for money and I certainly wouldn’t recommend it or revisit it again I also thought the deserts were stale and not very inviting, would have been better with cream eclairs or Victoria sponge or some other options - overall the servings seemed ‘tight’ and not plentiful

  • Emily H.1 review

    2 March 2020


    We had the best service with a waitress called Anne who went above and beyond to make sure we had a lovely time

  • - -1 review

    19 February 2020


    It was an excellent setting, amazing food and fantastic service.

  • Susan R.1 review

    13 February 2020


    Booked afternoon tea for 5 to celebrate my 92 year old mother-in-law’s birthday. She loved the whole experience. Excellent service from the young man looking after our table and food was of a high standard as always at Bettys. The piano playing was a nice touch and added to the ambience of a lovely afternoon.

  • - -1 review

    1 February 2020


    Hi. I came with friends on Sunday. Been many times before in the Belmont Room. The other two ladies I was with hadn’t been before. Really nice as usual, although sandwiches weren’t as good as my previous two visits and not presented as good either. My friend took her birthday cake treat home with her. Usually Happy Birthday is played but not on this occasion .Also, it felt really rushed. However, Would not stop me visiting again in the future. But non the less a little disappointed.

  • Tracy G.4 reviews

    31 January 2020


    Just fabulous!

  • - -1 review

    30 January 2020


    Faultless, excellent afternoon tea, well presented and well served by Anne who was lovely, Icing on the cake was the pianist Dorothy who serenaded us to perfection

  • David C.1 review

    22 January 2020


    Wonderful experience, very attentive staff

  • - -1 review

    15 January 2020


    The waitress, Grace was extremely attentive, friendly and polite. Food was delicious and very good quality. The lady pianist was fantastic and the choice of music exquisite.

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Opening time
Open today

12:00 PM - 04:45 PM
12:00 PM - 04:45 PM
01:00 PM - 03:45 PM
12:00 PM - 04:45 PM
11:00 AM - 05:45 PM
11:00 AM - 05:15 PM

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Belmont Room, YO1 8QP, York, United Kingdom

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