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Latest News from Hetty & Betty

Latest New About Hetty and Betty

CockTAIL Party Goes with a Swing!

Our stunning period ballroom welcomed a range of partygoers who had got into the spirit of the evening. Read More

You are invited to cross the Threshold! 

A brand new exhibition with a big difference has made its entrance at Hetty & Betty Read More

Heritage Weekend Open Days Proves Popular!

The Heritage Open Day weekend held 14th & 15th September was hugely popular with local residents and visitors to Whitby alike! Read more

The Ballroom Reopens

We are so pleased to share with you the photos of our fantastic Ballroom Launch Event. Read More

Young Photographer Competition Hosted For Second Time

As part of our commitment to our local community, here at Hetty and Betty we were very proud to host the Whitby Rotary Club Young Photographer Competition for the second time. Read More

Dogs Welcome! Why we’re proud to be dog friendly

We always welcome our canine friends because as dog owners, we know how hard it can be to find a nice place to eat that welcomes a beloved pooch. Read More

Afternoon Tea Competition Winners Announced

We were vey pleased to welcome our Afternoon Tea competition winner Gillian and her lovely husband to Hetty and Betty. Read More

Small Business Saturday First!

We’re proud to announce that we’re the first small business in Whitby to participate in Small Business Saturday on 1st December. Read More

Young Photographer Competition Success For Whitby Teens

We were very happy to have our ballroom host the Whitby Rotary Club’s “Young Photographer Competition”. Read More

“You can now see inside the ballroom at one of Whitby’s most famous cafes”


“From 1928, the beautiful upstairs room in the Grade II-listed Georgian building on Baxtergate hosted wedding, christening, birthday, anniversary and Christmas parties:”

Yorkshire Post, September 2019

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“Whitby’s historic ballroom on Baxtergate to reopen after decades”


“As you enter the downstairs cafe from the Baxtergate entrance, you don’t imagine that a beautiful piece of Whitby’s history is directly above your head”

Scarborough News, May 2019

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“Whitby Youngsters Show Off Photographic Skills”


“The winners were announced during an event at the Hetty and Betty restaurant in Whitby.”

Whitby Gazette, April 2019

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“Women in Whitby put their talent on display to celebrate International Women’s Day”


“Women in Whitby have come together to celebrate International Women’s Day”

Scarborough News, March 2019

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