*****CORONAVIRUS UPDATE - 20th March 2020 *****

We are very sad to say we have temporarily closed our doors to the tearoom in a bid to stop the spread of the virus. This was a very tough and heart-wrenching decision but we have to put our staff, customers and families at the forefront of this and will continue to be closed until further notice. 

If you have a booking with us in the future, please get in touch and we can make arrangements to either post-pone or refund deposits. Thank you. 

How can you help us?

We are offering our outside catering for collection or delivery and you can buy gift vouchers for when we re-open. We thank anyone, wholeheartedly, who does so. 

How are we helping the community during COV-19?

Since the announcement to 'self-isolate' was given by the government, a group of volunteers have come forward to help those within Bolton Percy who may need to do this. 

Doyly's are facilitating, on a voluntary basis, deliveries of bread, milk and eggs upon request. We are lucky enough to have wholesalers who are still able to supply these items to us. All of these items are sold at the same cost price to us and as a business we are making no profit whatsoever. We believe it is our moral duty to support those who cannot support themselves during these testing times. 

If you wish to order anything, please get in touch via email


May we take this opportunity to wish all our customers, their families and friends good health in the upcoming months and we look forward to seeing you all again in the not so distant future. 

With all our love, coffee, tea and cakes....Vicky, Ruth and Anne xxxx

when are we open?

                                                TEMPORARILY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COV-19

                                To book a table please email doylystearoom@gmail.com or call 01904 744041 


   Bolton Percy, York.   Yo23 7AN                     01904 744041                                  doylystearoom@gmail.com


GROUP BOOKINGS: Please email doylystearoom@gmail.com. Alternatively you can call 01904 744041 to book a table. 

We really do appreciate phone calls from groups (5 or above) to ensure we can reserve you the best possible seating space. This also applies if you wish to cancel. 

Please note, we offer outside dining on a first come first served basis and do not reserve outdoor tables. 

MENU: We offer breakfasts until 11.30am, hot food until 1.30pm and light lunches and Afternoon Teas until 2pm. From 2pm we offer drinks and cakes. We do close AT 3pm.(Please note we do not allow consumption of personal food and drink on any of our premises, except for babies.)

BOOK OUR MEZZANINE: We have a private party area on our mezzanine floor which seats up to 20 guests. If you wish to book this area, please get in touch beforehand. 01904 744041 or email doylystearoom@gmail.com (No additional charge during tearoom hours)

For your information we have a ramped walk way for pushchairs and wheelchairs. Please DO NOT obstruct the farm track as large vehicles use this at all times. Thank you.


BICYCLES: We have bike racks so please follow the signs for these. Please dismount as soon as you enter the farm for your own and others safety, thank you. Please do not rest bikes on outdoor furniture or main building walls, as it reduces access. Parking is at owners risk. We would always recommend bike locks and take no responsibility for any loss, damage or theft. Thank you. 

DOGS: Assistance dogs are welcome inside. All other well behaved dogs are welcome outside only and must be on leads at all times as we are a working farm with livestock. Please clear up any dog business in or around our grounds. Thank you. 

SETTING: We are a working farm with livestock, so please take care of farm vehicles when at the tearoom at all times, especially when crossing the farm track to the courtyard. Please do not allow children to play near the entrance. 


CHILDREN: We very much welcome children to our tearoom and have a children's menu. Parents are responsible for  children at all times. We have baby changing facilities and space to park buggies. We are supportive of breast feeding throughout our establishment.

B&B ENQUIRIES: doylysbandb@gmail.com 


We operate a zero tolerance approach to aggressive and threatening behaviour towards any of our staff or other customers. The management reserve the right to ask these persons to leave immediately without question. 

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~homemade is best~

Situated in the historic village of Bolton Percy, near Tadcaster and York, here at Doylys we offer a tranquil setting for your enjoyment within our converted cow shed and farm courtyard.

We are passionate about baking and cooking good, honest food and believe homemade is best. It is our privilege and aim to serve customers our best homebaking and cooking, alongside great value for money, every time. 

Doyly's is named after our Grandmother who has D'Oyly as her middle name. We always thought it would be a great idea to have a tearoom using her name and we put those dreams into reality in 2003. In 2019, we moved from the farmhouse to the converted cow shed. Almost all the interior is used from reclaimed materials from the farm. We a very proud of our new tearoom and are delighted to share it with you, your friends and families!

Farming has been the traditional trade in our family over many generations. Today, Peter and Henry run the family farm attached to the tearoom. Before the tearoom began, Vicky used to nurse and Ruth and Anne were both primary school teachers. We all now work together running the businesses and are very proud to do so. 

By foot, bike or car, we extend a warm welcome to all our customers. Disabled access available. We are Dementia Friends. 

Dogs welcome outside only.

Assistance dogs welcome inside.





We offer gift vouchers for our tearoom and B&B. 

You could treat your family and friends to anything here at Doyly's from a Cream Tea to money towards a night away! 

Please email doylystearoom@gmail.com with your requirements or just call and arrange over the phone, 01904 744041  



wheat field


We are proud to support local businesses to bring you some of the best home cooking and baking in Yorkshire. 

Lee's Butcher - Tadcaster

Starkey's Butcher - Sherburn 

Manor Farm Eggs - Sinderby

Dairy - Scarcroft from Acaster Dairies

Coffee - Doyly's Farmhouse Blend by Divine Coffee Roasters, Healaugh

Tea - True Tea Company, York

Locally grown apples and our own vegetable garden produce.

Any home grown produce around the area.


The Houseman family have farmed in Bolton Percy for centuries. As a family, we continue the passion for Yorkshire farming and food and this is reflected in our support for local suppliers. 

If you are a supplier of local produce, please do get in touch as we may be able to use you too! 

a family affair

Our tearoom, bed and breakfast and farm are solely run by members of our family. We are proud of our achievements and are delighted to share it with our customers. 

Come and see it for yourself!