Betty's

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6-8 St. Helen's Square, York, United Kingdom
Betty's - Fat Rascal
Betty's - Fat Rascal
Betty's - Fat Rascal
Betty's - Fat Rascal
Betty's - Fat Rascal
Betty's - Fat Rascal

Betty's York Reviews

LindsayA LindsayA
21 reviews
Quintessentially British treat Jul 25, 2012
York is a classic English city with many unique/ boutique style shops and Betty's is the perfect place to take a break from wandering the cobbled streets.

There is nearly always a queue, but it's worth the wait. I've eaten in the cafe a couple of times and have not been disappointed with my choices. A little pricey compared to other cafes in the city, but nice for a treat.

They have a good selection of teas, coffee and food. My favourite is the Fat Rascal - a spiced scone with a face on it made out of glace cherries and almonds.

If you can't face or don't want to queue, then join the other queue for the bakery and take your fat rascal home with you.
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petrarchanprincess petrarch…
34 reviews
Oct 27, 2007
If you look at the website, they have a menu with prices on it if you're wary of the category above, however, in my opinion, it is worth every penny. York is full of tea rooms, but probably the most well known, and the only one I saw with a queue, was Betty's. After waiting a bit, we got a table in the upper room, with full open windows looking out to the street. There was impeccable service and delicious options to choose from on the menu. In the end, I went with a traditional cream tea. I had the Chinese Rose tea, which was delicious, and the raisin scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam...oooh yumm! If you ever want to have a classic English afternoon tea experience, come to York and go to Betty's!
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genetravelling says:
thanks for the tip! i'll be there!
Posted on: May 05, 2008
Deats says:
I worked in the offices for Bettys, in Harrogate :)
Posted on: Oct 29, 2007

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