Thursday, 7 January 2010

Bettys

I wanted to share with you some photographs I took at the Yorkshire institution that is Bettys. Scattered around various areas of Northern England, on Christmas Eve we had planned to visit the tea room in Harrogate but due to the severity of the snowy weather, we chose Northallerton which is a little closer.

I love old fashioned tea rooms, there are simply not enough of them around in my opinion. Bettys is the only one of its kind local to me that I know of, so it makes the visit extra special on the odd occasions I manage to get there.














The Fat Rascal is a speciality of Bettys and is similar to a scone but so much nicer as it is served warm straight from the oven, it has an outer crunch with a lovely light centre and each bite is so delicious when coated with cold butter.






I popped to the Ladies Room but had to return for my camera as the interior details were so pretty.










I couldn't resist this final shot from a nearby table, it pretty much summed up the weather outside that day and how it has remained ever since!

43 comments:

  1. What a beautiful cosy setting! And you took some gorgeous photographs. I love the look of the Fat Rascal and all the personal touches to the interior! Sounds like the perfect place to be with the current cold temperatures we're having!

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  2. I adore Betty's! I went there during my Hen Day in Harrogate before we hit the baths. I had so much tea and cake, it was fab!

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  3. You take the loveliest pictures... almost feels like you're there!! :) I hope you're having a lovely day.

    Love & Aloha, S
    www.elisharon.blogspot.com

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  4. looks like a lovely place! i've always wanted to go to an old fashion tea room:) omgosh, the "fat rascal" looks delicious!! thank u for sharing ur lovely pics:)

    TheOwlsCloset.blogspot.com

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  5. I love Betty's, haven't been to the Northallerton one before though.

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  6. I've never been to Bettys, but I have a lovely tea shop at the end of my road. It's so lovely to sit and watch the world go by.

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  7. Bettys looks wonderful, so lovely and warm! those rainboots are adorable in the last pic!
    Thank you for sharing! xoxo Jolie

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  8. How lovely. Beautiful pictures. I've never been to an old-fashioned tea place. I would love to one day. =)

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  9. Cute pictures and cosy beautiful place... :)

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  10. Lovely pics! That place looks so nice and cosy.

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  11. Oh how lovely! This is exactly the kind of place I wanted to visit in London when I was there but I couldn't find any. I hope I'll be lucky the next time:)

    xx

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  12. You're so right. Tea rooms are so cozy – especially the one you found there, Betty. There used to be one in Munich. Let's see if I can find myself on in Zurich as well.
    Have a nice rest of the day. Love, Dotti

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  13. it does look incredibly cosy. i miss living in a town outside london sometimes. my hometown had little tea shops like this, now i'm forever queuing in starbucks or pret :( you can't beat a good old china teacup and a gorgeous interior! x

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  14. I love Bettys, such a nice way to spend a cold afternoon x

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  15. Great pictures !
    This place looks like great !!

    Lily-Rose

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  16. It looks very snug especially with snow outside.
    My favourite tea/coffee shop in Corbridge closed down this time last year.it was the one where you could go through to the garden at the back. Luv kat x

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  17. Wow it looks lovely. And more great pictures, they make me want to visit.

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  18. that tea room is so adorable! a perfect place to go during the cold winter days :)

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  19. Betty's looks so cozy and quaint. I wish the US had tea rooms.


    Lulu Letty

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  20. So cosy that I would love to fly there right away:)

    Hugs!

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  21. eep! so lovely. i want to go to betty's! :)

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  22. love the layout and the food looks to delish! sucha lovely place, really. and oh, gorgeous photos as well, sweets. thanks for sharing! xx

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  23. It looks really pleasant there; a nice escape from the weather outside.

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  24. Betty's looks like a fairy tale or something! I definitely need to visit some day.

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  25. You take such lovely photos!

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  26. It looks so adorable there :)

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  27. mmmm... smoked salmon and prawn parcel.... yummy...

    i love your photos, paula. how do you take such gorgeous INDOOR photos?

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  28. I've been desperate to visit betty's in harrogate for a while now. Your pictures are fantastic :) x

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  29. I plan on going to Bettys in Harrogate in February. I didn't get a chance last time I was there.

    Looks very cosy! ;)

    S*

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  30. This place looks perfect! I wish there was somewhere like that round by me!

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  31. WOW! That looks like a super cozy place to have a coffee and spend the evening reading a book. Love it!

    xoxo
    B* a la Moda

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  32. Tes photos sont plendide, un peu d'évasion, ça fais du bien+++

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  33. What a quaint little spot. I plan to do a "study abroad" trip to England this spring/summer, so I'll be sure to visit Bettys!

    +8!3

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  34. Beautiful photos - I was planning to go to the one in Ilkley on Christmas Eve but we were actually snowed in! xx

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  35. yummy !
    Your blog is always stylish!!!


    Best wishes!

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  36. Such pretty shots from a pretty place!

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  37. I love Betty's, I've been to the harrogate and york one. Is this the ikley one? I wish we had one in the north-west, not just the north-east!

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  39. My heart skipped a small beat when i saw that small french press! the only way to have a cup of coffee is the french press :)

    the rest of the place looks so delicious!

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