Fodor's Expert Review Betty's Cafe Tea Rooms

$ York Casual

Betty's has been a York institution since 1937. The plate-glass windows with art nouveau stained glass, the dessert trollies, and solicitous white-aproned staff contribute to an impression of stepping back in time to when afternoon tea was a genteel ritual. An excellent afternoon tea is served in the café downstairs; breakfast and light lunches are served in the Oak Room upstairs, where you can see the mirror inscribed by the RAF air aces who dined here during WWII. An in-house store sells a range of specialty coffees and teas, plus pastries and old-fashioned sweets like rose and violet creams.

Casual Quick Bite $ Café

Quick Facts

6–8 Helen's Sq.
York, York  YO1 8QP, England

01904-659142

www.bettys.co.uk

Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Sun.
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