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87 Market Place, Thirsk Y07 1ET, England
01845 523869
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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, Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 55
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 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
Good coffee at last

Not having had very good coffee so far touring England, we tried Arabica and at last found some! We asked for strong coffee and it was delicious. The tea cake and carrot cake, however, could have been better. The cafe was crowded so obviously is very popular in Thirsk.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Borgy44
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Sydney
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Sydney
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Not having had very good coffee so far touring England, we tried Arabica and at last found some! We asked for strong coffee and it was delicious. The tea cake and carrot cake, however, could have been better. The cafe was crowded so obviously is very popular in Thirsk.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Fantastic breakfast, all quality ingredients! The coffee was excellent too, very similar to Cafe Nero. We had one full breakfast and one scrambled eggs on toast, cappuccino and a latte. Best scrambled eggs I've had in a long time! We didn't wait long and the staff and service was excellent. Definitely recommend a visit, we'll certainly be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

After a visit to the nearby mount grace priority me and my wife wonderd were to eat the lady from English heritage suggested thirsk so of we went arived in Thirsk (free parking for the 1 St hour ) and imeadly spotted arabica cafe in we went all the staff were smiley and not pushy the menu was good and... More 

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ROSEDALE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The best ever coffee and local ingredients. Its only small but the staff or helpful and friendly and you do not have to wait very long for service.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Went here today with my daughter son in law and grandson. We fancied a fry up this appeared a basic cafe..... What a lucky find ! Perfect cooked breakfast, proper meaty sausages and Doreen's black pudding. I had the small breakfast and there was more than enough. My daughter had a bacon roll and my son in law had a... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

When we visit friends in Thirsk this is our Sunday morning breakfast. The staff are lovely and can't do enough for you. Good choice of breakfasts -something for every appetite. My son had a candy floss milkshake that he loved. Full breakfast is massive and even scrambled egg on toast is quite big. Good coffee and atmosphere. Look forward to... More 

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

On a 25 degree day, I needed a break. The air-conditioned coffee shop was welcomingly cool but not freezing! A creature of habit, I stepped over the line for a Frappuccino to wash down a midi-breakfast. Freshly cooked, the whole lot was delicious and an iced coffee worked a treat. Rosie & Mark and the team were attentive, helpful and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Very nice cosy place. Stopped over for breakfast and enjoyed the good food, great coffee and service.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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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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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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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: Cafe

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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: Cafe
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?