Bettys Tea Rooms, part of Bettys and Taylors, the parent company that owns Taylors of Harrogate Tea, is the best place in the UK to have afternoon tea. Here is a sample of the menu from Bettys Tea Rooms.
Awarded by the UK’s Tea Guild, Bettys Tea Room was named of “Top Tea Place 2012” when it obtained an almost perfect score. Judges acknowleged Bettys “delightful surroundings, affable staff, and the ‘quietly efficient’ service that guests enjoyed”. Irene Gorman, head of The Tea Guild, said: “Bettys Café Tea Rooms in Northallerton offers a truly special tea experience and this award is very well-deserved. The attention to detail, quality of food, lovingly prepared by their team, who strive to ensure, where possible, that all food is sourced locally, and whose excellent knowledge and service of teas served, is second to none.”