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Arabica

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87 Market Place, Thirsk Y07 1ET, England
01845 523869
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Today
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea

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  • 49
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Cafe!

I visited this cafe last week for the first time with a friend and her two young kids. The staff were very pleasant and accommodating with the kids, excellent and quick service, vast variety on the menu and delicious food. I will definitely be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
itsmealan
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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English first
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I visited this cafe last week for the first time with a friend and her two young kids. The staff were very pleasant and accommodating with the kids, excellent and quick service, vast variety on the menu and delicious food. I will definitely be back!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Called in just for coffee, great staff who made the coffee fresh on request. I wasn't hungry so didn't eat but food looked good too. Well worth a visit and a cut above the usual coffee shop chains.

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Often visit here with young children. Owner Mark is great with the kids and they enjoy visiting. Great sausage butty. Always busy with locals, which says a lot, especially with the varied choice in the market place. Also has free wi-fi.

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Derbyshire, UK
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83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We went here as husband had looked on TA and told me we'd like it. TBH it didn't look like my sort of place but I went anyway. It had a canteen/cafe feel rather than coffee house/tea room that I prefer. It smelled a bit of greasy food. It turns out it is a pretty trad cafe with an 'American... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is a really nice little coffee shop for a cuppa or a small bite to eat. The coffee is tasty and full of flavour. We have visited this shop many times whilst visiting Thirsk and have always had service with a smile. The staff are always polite and friendly.The breakfast is very nice. The cakes and snacks are also... More 

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Horsforth, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We visited Thirsk, parked in the square, and hadn't checked out places to eat beforehand. Arabica was the second nearest cafe to the car, but the nearest was full. I'm pleased about that because we enjoyed our meal. Prompt service, friendly staff, enjoyed the food. One very small niggle, on a cold day tea goes cold quickly in broad cups,... More 

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

but I knew precisely where to both warm up and top up with excellent coffee, a delicious bacon & mushroom bap and a friendly welcome. Thanks, Mark, Rosie and team for persistent & consistent excellence in looking after your customers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is THE place to graze.There are so many places to eat and drink in Thirsk that it could be said you are spoilt for choice.Not so! Go to Arabica and you won't waste your time going elsewhere.And it's always service with a smile,so it's a happy warm place to be. My only negative comment concerns access which needs looking... More 

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Thirsk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Proper food with no pretences, and a great cooked breakfast with exactly the ingredients you want. all cooked well.

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My Wife and I have used the Arabica Coffee shop in Thirsk since moving into the area in 2008, we think it is the best coffee shop in the area, Mark and Rosie and their staff are the friendlist people you could wish to meet, efficient without being overbearing, very pleasent manner. Food quality is excellant, service is very good... More 

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Additional Information about Arabica

Address: 87 Market Place, Thirsk Y07 1ET, England
Phone Number: 01845 523869
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Thirsk
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 87 Market Place, Thirsk Y07 1ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Thirsk
  • Phone Number: 01845 523869

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?