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“Perfect!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Whimsical Cottage

Whimsical Cottage
1 Garrs Lane, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Grassington, England
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Ranked #9 of 11 restaurants in Grassington
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Description: Photo and contact details can be found on http://www.grassington.uk.com/food%20&%20drink/food%20&%20drink.htmLovely idea, quaint setting but consistently appalingly rude service to customers -abrupt, dictatorial, impatient. Would not recommend
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Description: Photo and contact details can be found on http://www.grassington.uk.com/food%20&%20drink/food%20&%20drink.htmLovely idea, quaint setting but consistently appalingly rude service to customers -abrupt, dictatorial, impatient. Would not recommend
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“Perfect!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I have no idea how a person could critisise this wonderful cafe negatively, its a real treat. Went after a good walk for cake and a drink, and with all the cakes being home made and delicious we were spoilt for choice. The best cup of tea i've had in a while and very attentive to our needs, this place has real service, food and drink so makes our decision easy now when we visit grassington what cafe to go to. Will definitely be returning.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Will definitely visit again”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I like finding quiet little tea rooms with a nice atmosphere, and this was definitely a find! It's barely a minute's walk from the square in the middle of Grassington and it's a lovely little tea room. Don't expect anything too fancy or twee in decor - it's just a simple and pretty couple of tea rooms which focuses on doing food and drink well. The people there are lovely (one of the ladies used to work in the pavillion at Bolton Abbey and recognised us instantly, since we're semi-regular visitors) and are there to help you with anything you need, but they never hover intrusively. You're just left to relax and enjoy :) My brother was particularly pleased that they serve a Russian Caravan there (apparently it's a type of coffee). I will definitely be going back.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“coffee shop up the hill”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

excellent mocha and hot chocolate.Tea cakes were huge,fresh and amply buttered!Staff riendly and polite!!

Visited September 2012
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Kettering, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Don't bother”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Having explored Grassington we looked for a refreshing cup of tea with cakes. Despite this tea room being empty, we were totally ignored. After 7 minutes with staff clearing tables around us, we left. Such places do not deserve people to visit.

Visited August 2012
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Gargrave, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“very good walk and tea”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

it was a very nice walk in the yorkshire dales and me and my wife stopped there for a cup of tea and decided to get some dinner sunday lunch very good and will go again

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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