We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms - Ilkley

32 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9EE, England
+44 1943 608029
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (121 reviews)
“rosti” (31 reviews)
“kedgeree” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9EE, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (775)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 768 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Met the everlasting Betty's standard. Yes there was a queue but well worth it. Lovely tea, cakes and service

Thank 717janeta
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had to queue for 30 mins to get seated because they won't let you book, however this pain was lessened by being given a free sample of lemon and lime cake by a waiter! I was disappointed that they don't have any vegan options,...More

Thank PrincessPenelopeAFK
Reviewed 4 days ago

What can you say about "Betty's", simply the best tea room we've ever been in. Greeting and service by the waiting on staff was polite and efficient. The food... can you really fault it NO, it was first class and we were tempted by the...More

Thank Russell D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon tea with my son as a birthday treat. The sandwiches were dainty and well packed with filling, salmon, egg and cress, chicken and ham. The tea was plentiful and refills were offered. The dainty cakes were varied, a fruit tart, macaroon,...More

Thank TravelswithLuka
Reviewed 5 days ago

we treated ourselves to afternoon here for our wedding anniversary and were not disappointed. Welcoming staff throughout and our food and drink was very well presented. delicious afternoon tea to savour and lovely shop at the front of the tearooms to purchase some treats to...More

Thank amc298
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another of our favourite places to visit when in Skipton. Lovely style, service and excellent food. Never tire of going here. On a smaller scale than Harrogate and York but the Bettys experience nevertheless. Love it.

Thank 75Puff1940
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Betty’s you have to go. There food is delicious and you are surrounded by history and culture. Splurge a little and have afternoon tea you won’t be sorry. I love Betty’s.

Thank George S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick professional very friendly service , excellent tea cakes and pikelets! Thanks - we enjoyed that!

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in Ilkley to explore some of the shops. We decided to have coffee and a cake in Betty's Tea Room. The coffee was as it should be served in a silver cafetière, something we rarely see now, but was also an exquisite blend....More

Thank Carob1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely food and service, with a great atmosphere. Prices are quite high and they could do with using some of the profit to rent more floor space or have a second Betty's in Ilkley as the queues are horrendous. We were lucky and didn't have...More

Thank Joane R
Nearby Restaurants
Box Tree
739 reviews
.16 km away
The Vine
228 reviews
.08 km away
La Casita
229 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
The DalesWay
81 reviews
.21 km away
King's Hall and Winter Garden
49 reviews
.26 km away
Ilkley Pool & Lido
77 reviews
.87 km away
Ilkley Tourist Information Centre
14 reviews
.26 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
4 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from SalmanLondon | Reviewed this property |
I did not see dogs inside the tea rooms during my visit but can not be certain about their policy on pets.
27 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 2014Jandy | Reviewed this property |
Just under £20 per person I think but you can call and check with them as there are different options and I would definitely book as they do get busy. Jandy
8 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Rinc0n2013 | Reviewed this property |
Only for special events, but going tomorrow so will enquire
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: +44 1943 608029
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing