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Sykes House Tea Room

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Sykes House Main Street | Sykes House, Askrigg, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL8 3HT, England
+44 1969 650535
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Have you tried introducing a 12 year old to afternoon tea? I was struggling. All of this when a friend of mine was with her family was also having afternoon tea, also with her family but at the Ritz in London! Anyway, in the end I said something along the lines of 'Oh don't worry about it, you'll like it!'... More 

Thank DaveJDR
Allie_Michael, Owner at Sykes House Tea Room, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review, we are so glad you enjoyed your afternoon tea and even managed to convince a 12 year old lad to join you, he certainly did manage to finish it all! It would be great to see you again when you next visit Askrigg. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The title says it all...lovely homemade lunch and friendly service. Good prices and the soup/cheese scone combo is a winner, Thanks

1 Thank newboldi
Alison N, Owner at Sykes House Tea Room, responded to this review

Thank you, we are so pleased you enjoyed your lunch with us More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The tearoom is dark, old fashioned, dingy and rather unwelcoming. The woman serving was much the same. She was what I’d call 'adequate' but was not friendly or helpful. I got the impression she was the owner but I may be wrong. The lemon sponge was delicious, as was the tea but I always want more of a tea room... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is a very old building, almost 500 years old and still retains it historic character. If you enjoy living in a historic building this is the place to stay. Alison and Mike were great hosts and they looked after us very well.

Thank LJenkinson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Stayed there for a weekend so we could go walking. Both Mike and Alison are really welcoming and informative. The room we were in was really comfortable, with a great view of the church. Very nice village too, with excellent pubs.

1 Thank Jimsim65
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Have just spent the last 5 days here with my other half & would happily stay again. The room we stayed in was at the back & overlooked the courtyard, so no views but was so comfortable. Lovely comfy double bed, & there was a 2 seater sofa in the room, which was perfect to relax on after a couple... More 

Thank Izzy8758
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

If you've been out walking near Askrigg in the Dales why not stop at Sykes Tea Room for a nice cupper. This is a basic tea room serving a selection of teas, coffees and lite bites. The cakes in particular are home baked and very good. Not the place if you want something substantial, but a pleasant rest stop.

1 Thank Robert Y
Bradford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We have just got back from Sykes house.lovely b n b..very clean,comfortable bed.lovely breakfast..very friendly hosts..loved our stay here..

Thank hoyland2
Hokitika, New Zealand
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376 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We called for afternoon tea and had a lovely pot of tea, toasted teacakes and cheese scones. The lady who served us was lovely. The tea room is really quaint.

Thank pburgess2016
Maldon, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Excellent tea shop - welcome after walk - try the coconut and raspberry sponge best cake I have eaten in a while - waitress and shop keeper very friendly even when my son spilt the tea

Thank leachcim

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Restaurant Details

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British, Cafe
Restaurant features
Wine and Beer, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sykes House Main Street | Sykes House, Askrigg, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL8 3HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Yorkshire Dales National Park  >  Askrigg
  • Phone Number: +44 1969 650535
Sykes House Tea Room offers light lunches including soup, sandwiches, beans on toast.
All our cakes are homemade, we offer cream teas and have a cake of the month, (see our facebook page for this months cake).
We have a range of teas available including earl grey, fruit tea and tea leaves or bags where available.
Our coffee comes in cafetieres and we offer a range of beans, all our coffee comes with hot milk.

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