Food & Tea, Uncategorized, Yorkshire
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D’Oyly’s Tea Room – A Countryside Treat

This tea room, on a family run farm, is in a superb location, situated in the picturesque village of Bolton Percy, close to both Tadcaster and York.

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You actually walk into the old farm house built in 1832 and the current tea room would have been the front room, now cosy, and with a warm welcome from Vicky.

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Why D’Oyly’s?? Well….Vicky told me ‘D’Oyly’s is named after our Grandmother, it is her middle name and years ago, we joked how much fun it would be to open a tearoom and call it doilies, or D’Oyly’s, after Granny. Twenty years later, we did just that!’

All the food is homemade and traditionally baked in the farmhouse kitchen Aga.

A ‘special’ small soup (parsnip) and sandwiches (Brie and grape) was a comforting winter lunch. Along with a pot of tea served in vintage china.

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On the sideboard next to our table was a tempting plate of mince pies, and they tasted as good as they looked.

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In the hall is a gift shop of selected local crafts – jewellery and mugs. And hanging up are handmade Christmas stockings – available to order with a loved one’s initial. (£10 each).

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Outside there is a private garden, just perfect for summer afternoon tea.

This is somewhere to look forward to returning to quite soon. And maybe booking for Sunday lunch.

www.doylys.co.uk

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