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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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  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Friendly service, good value

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Gary B
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 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
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 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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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Been here many times and have never been disappointed , my partner and I love the place and are sad not to be able to say it's our local anymore after moving out of thirsk, mark and Rosie your doing a fab job keep it up we will be back soon 😃

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York, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Visited 28th september for a couple of lattes, walked in, sat down, waitress came over and took our order and made the drinks very quickly and brought them to our table. A very pleasant experience unlike some other coffee shops in Thirsk! I'll be back again. Keep up the good work!

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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?