Is Bettys in York closing?

Is Bettys in York closing?

One of York’s most visited cafés is closed. Bettys has taken the decision to shut all six of its cafés, including its flagship branch on St Helen’s Square, and the tea rooms on Stonegate. You may not be able to come to our café, but our café can come to you,” the company said.

Is Bettys in Harrogate closing?

Bettys of Harrogate has taken the decision to close its shops, as well as its tearooms/cafes. Simon Eyles, Bettys Managing Director, said: “Given the severity of the Coronavirus pandemic that we are currently witnessing, Bettys has decided to close its Yorkshire branches completely.

Do you have to book at Bettys?

You can simply pop along on the day, because our Café Tea Rooms traditionally don’t take reservations. It’s the same much-loved Bettys Afternoon Tea in a uniquely beautiful setting. To book, click here or call 01423 814070 (Harrogate) or 01904 659142 (York).

How many Bettys are there in York?

There are currently five Bettys tea rooms, which all comprise a shop as well as a café. The locations of the tea rooms are: Bettys Harrogate – Parliament Street, Harrogate (opened 1976) Bettys York – St Helen’s Square, York (opened 1937)

Why is Bettys in York closing?

THE MANAGING director of Bettys has revealed that the famous Yorkshire company is having to close one of its tearooms which has placed dozens of jobs at risk. The café on Stonegate in the centre of York will not re-open after the branch has been deemed to be no longer financially viable.

Which Bettys Tea Room is closing?

In spring 2021 we made the difficult decision to close the first-floor café at our Little Bettys branch in York while keeping the ground floor shop open. In the autumn, with a heavy heart, we took the further decision to close the shop and with it the branch.

Why is Betty’s closed?

Bettys has decided to close its shops in light of the escalating cases of Covid-19 around the country. The Harrogate-based family business has seen all of its Bettys Café Tea Rooms shut since the current nationwide lockdown started earlier this month.

Is Harrogate worth visiting?

With beautiful buildings throughout the town, one need hardly look further afield than the town centre; however, with RHS Garden Harlow Carr nearby and the Yorkshire Dales on its doorstep, Harrogate is definitely worth visiting as part of an extended tour of the area.

What is included in a traditional afternoon tea?

Afternoon Tea is a meal composed of sandwiches (usually cut delicately into ‘fingers’), scones with clotted cream and jam, sweet pastries and cakes. Interestingly, scones were not a common feature of early Afternoon Tea and were only introduced in the twentieth century.

Does Betty’s have a dress code?

No dress code whatsoever. Do go to Betty’s on St Helene’s Square. Do not miss the Fat Rascals!

Why is Betty’s called Betty’s?

Betty Lupton, ‘Queen of the Wells’ Did he choose to attract locals to his smart café by naming it after Betty Lupton, ‘Queen of the Harrogate Wells’, who served the town’s spa water to visitors in the nineteenth century?

Where to have afternoon tea at Bettys York?

Bookable Afternoon Tea is served in our beautiful Imperial Room, Harrogate and Belmont Room, York. You’re our guest – take time to soak up the unique atmosphere of these historic rooms.

When do you get Bettys bookable afternoon tea vouchers?

We accept any Bettys vouchers as payments for our bookable afternoon tea. All gift vouchers have been extended until 12th April 2022. We offer several versions of our famous afternoon tea tailored to dietary need or preference. And if you’re bringing children, let us know as we have a menu just for them.

Where are the famous tea rooms in York?

No visit to York is complete without a trip to our famous Café Tea Rooms. With beautiful interiors inspired by the Queen Mary ocean liner, it’s been making a splash since 1936. Things are a little different to normal as we’ve changed things around to keep you safe.

Where to go for afternoon tea in Harrogate?

It’s also possible to book Afternoon Tea in our elegant Imperial Room, in Harrogate, and Belmont Room, in York. Both are upstairs from the main café and provide a beautiful, historic setting for celebrations, as well as a specially devised menu with some stunning Bettys treats that you won’t see anywhere else.