4 great places for a cup of tea in Scarborough & Ryedale

We all love a good cuppa, the next time you’re out with an elderly friend or loved one in Scarborough and Ryedale, why not give one of our favourite spots a try?

There are very few activities as enjoyable as having a nice brew. Whether that’s a quick catch up with friends over one or, an afternoon tea for a special occasion.

The historical coastal town of Scarborough and it’s neighbouring county of Ryedale, are popular areas to visit with elderly relatives or friends with plenty of great cafés available to choose from.

Gardeners Retreat Restaurant

Located inside Irton Garden Centre, Gardeners Retreat Restaurant is a favourite amongst locals. Offering a full menu covering breakfast, lunch, daily specials, Sunday Carvery, delicious cakes and a selection of beverages, Gardeners Retreat Restaurant is the perfect place for an afternoon out with an elderly loved one.

The friendly team work hard to deliver freshly prepared dishes and they pride themselves on being able to provide the best possible dining experience.

Find Irton Garden Centre and Gardeners Retreat Restaurant just off the B1261, between West Ayton and Seamer.

Baldersons Welcome Cafe

Right in the heart of one of Ryedale’s most picturesque villages, Thornton-le-Dale, is Baldersons Welcome Café, a family run business since 1895.

Serving a wide variety of food and snacks all day long, there’s sure to be something that takes your fancy. Whether you decide to indulge in a fresh cream cake or one of their hot traditional pastry’s, you can be assured that they have been made on the premises, using traditional recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation.

There’s plentiful seating available and if you happen to visit on a sunny day, you’ll be delighted to find their sheltered tea garden, open all year around.

Betton Park Tearoom (Temporarily Closed)

Offering fabulous views across the Vale of Pickering to the Yorkshire Wolds, Betton Park Tearoom & Restaurant offers something for everyone.

Whether you fancy a cuppa, light lunch, Sunday Roast or their famous Afternoon Tea, you will be met by a welcoming member of staff and a cosy log burning stove in the winter.

It’s always best to book ahead for a table to avoid disappointment as they can get busy. You will find Betton Farm Tearoom located on Racecourse Road, East Ayton.

Betton Park Teamroom is temporarily closed, please visit their website direct, for further updates on re-opening.

Hartley’s Café & Bar

Hartley’s Café and Bar is a firm favourite amongst clients of Home Instead due to it’s convenient location, relaxed atmosphere and great selection of teas, coffees and meals.

The Café, located inside Scarborough Rugby Club on Scalby Road, offers it’s visitors comfortable furniture and friendly staff.

With free parking and disabled access, we’d encourage giving Hartley’s Café & Bar a try next time you’re planning an outing with an elderly friend or loved one.

Whether it’s a for a light bite for lunch after a busy morning shopping or you want to make it the whole purpose of the trip with afternoon tea celebrations, nothing beats a great cup of tea with family and friends.

Scarborough and it’s surrounding towns and villages in Ryedale, have many different places where you can go and enjoy one.

If you’d be interested in finding out more about how Home Instead’s services could help you, a loved one or friend in Scarborough or Ryedale, then please get in touch with one of our team.

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