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March 2017

Film: Bettys Northallerton

31 March 2017

When we talk about good eggs, we don’t just mean the delicious, handcrafted chocolate eggs in our shops this Easter. We also mean the people who’ll help to make your visit feel magical – like Elaine, Amanda, Dawn and all the good eggs at Bettys Northallerton.

All six Bettys Café Tea Rooms in Northallerton, Ilkley, York and Harrogate will be open as usual over the Easter period, so come visit us if you need a last minute gift or a place to celebrate with friends and family.

Visit Bettys this Easter

NEW A tempting ​Trio of Spring Flower Eggs

28 March 2017

If you’re a fan of Bettys, you’ll know that one of the reasons we adore Easter is that it gives us the chance to bring together the skills of both our chocolatiers and our cake decorating team in the creation of our Spring Flowers Eggs. Each crafted from our delicious Swiss chocolate and hand-iced with an eye-catching burst of delicate primroses, forget-me-nots and more, these eggs have been a favourite among our customers since our earliest days.

Film: Easter at Bettys, For all the Good Eggs

27 March 2017

Our chocolatiers love creating Easter eggs just as much as you enjoy eating them. With chocolate, just like life, the more love you put in, the more wonderful the result. That’s why we’ve always believed that it takes good eggs to make good eggs...

Buy a good egg from Bettys this Easter - delivered to your door with our Perfection Guarantee

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Seedlings at Schools: learning new skills through tree planting

24 March 2017


The tree planting season is well under way and I have been working in many different schools in North and West Yorkshire and with lots of different year groups to plant native trees in their school grounds.

In the Pink: a shimmering new egg from the minds of our chocolatiers

23 March 2017

If you’re a fan of Easter as much as we are here at Bettys, you’ll understand when we say how for us there’s no such thing as ‘plain’ chocolate. From creamy white and silky brown to dark and glossy – not to mention all the ways it can be stippled, brushed and lovingly adorned by our chocolatiers – the quality of our chocolate makes every one of our Easter eggs a delight to behold.

NEW A head-turning trio of fashionable filled eggs

20 March 2017

As you may have gathered by now, we’re all about the good eggs at Bettys this Easter, from our largest and most spectacular creations to delicious treats for little ones. However, when it comes to our new handmade Trio of Filled Chocolate Eggs, we might need a few more words than ‘good’.

Create a personalised Easter card from one good egg to another

15 March 2017

Download a daintily designed Bettys Easter card to colour in and gift to a good egg in your life.

Here are some handy links to help you shop our Easter range:
Easter Eggs - Easter Entertaining - Easter Gift Boxes & Hampers

​A Mother’s Day mystery solved

15 March 2017

We all have our own Bettys favourites – those treats that you return to again and again, safe in the knowledge that they’ll be every bit as delicious as the last time. But what would your mum choose as her Bettys favourite?

​Pen portraits: an illustration masterclass with Georgina Gill

14 March 2017

Life's a rush, but here's an invitation: pause for a moment. Make a cup of tea, pull up a chair. Look with us at this picture - the Bettys With Love Chocolate Selection Box. Note the flowers that form a border around the lettering, arranged to form a perfectly imperfect pattern. Watercolour art made especially for us, especially for this box, by an artist we'd like you to meet.

An enduring classic you won't need a time machine to enjoy

13 March 2017

Imagine, for a minute, that you have a time machine. Now pop back to the 1920s, drop into Bettys Café Tea Rooms in Harrogate and pick yourself up a box of Lady Betty Peppermint Creams. When you arrive back in the present, you may be surprised by how little your chocolates differ from those we sell today.

​Which good egg are you?

9 March 2017

Struggling to find a really special Easter treat for a really good egg? Poach an idea from Bettys: match the Easter gift to their personality with our highly ‘scientific’ guide.

Our new Spring & Summer Menu: a fiesta of fresh ingredients

8 March 2017

As flowers cautiously unfurl and the sun threatens to become more than a half-remembered rumour, our inventive chefs have been busy cooking up new seasonal dishes to add to our Café Tea Rooms menus. Think of it as a kind of spring clean for your tastebuds, a fiesta of fresh ingredients to awaken the senses and drive away the last of the winter cobwebs.