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RestaurantsNorth YorkshireYorkY01

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A must-visit experience” – brave the queues which “move surprisingly fast” at this iconic tearoom, which turns out “great breakfast and brunch”, but really “stands head and shoulders above others when it comes to afternoon tea”. The latter features “traditionally clad waitresses and a range of old favourites (you “cannot beat a fat rascal”) in surroundings that seem dated but somehow are just what you want”.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Everyone who visits York goes to the iconic Betty’s” – so “be prepared to queue” – but everyone also agrees that it’s “always worth the wait”, with its “lovely baked goods and treats to buy in the shop and a fabulous afternoon tea with a good selection of cakes and speciality brews. Highly recommend!” Or “proper leaf tea and a fat rascal completes a memorable brunch”.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“In a very pleasant timewarp” – a “splendid” room “with its Art Deco windows and mirrors”, where a “pianist plays through the afternoon” – this institution continues to turn out “legendary” vanilla slices, “perfect sandwiches, cheese scones I’d travel miles for” and a “real treat” of a breakfast. Given the above, it’s “worth every penny and every minute spent queuing up”.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

An “incomparable” institution and “time warp delight” that’s “so good you won’t mind the queue” – these epic tearooms “never disappoint for afternoon tea” (featuring “outstanding cakes” and “cream teas to die for”), and are also “worth remembering for a light meal, and in particular a very good breakfast”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu, Portions
60
160

Prices

Traditional European menu

Main Veggies Pudding
£12.50 £3.95 £4.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.95
Filter Coffee £3.35
Extras  
Bread £3.25
Service 10.00%
6-8 St Helen’s Square, York, Y01 8QP
Opening hours
Monday9 am‑9 pm
Tuesday9 am‑9 pm
Wednesday9 am‑9 pm
Thursday9 am‑9 pm
Friday9 am‑9 pm
Saturday8:30 am‑9 pm
Sunday9 am‑9 pm

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