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Bennett's Cafe & Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Cafe, European, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

What a fab place. Tried a few times but always busy. If used lots by the locals then that is a good recommendation. Finally landed lucky. What a nice coffee. Scones warmed up. Prices good. Independent which is nice to support. We would certainly return...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 25, 2019

I had a superb light breakfast here mid-morning on Saturday, prior to my monthly shift as a Minster volunteer. There was a time when I would always have had full English on a Saturday but, consious of an expanding waistline, I've eased up on that...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

Great customer service! The waitress was quick to sit me and took my order promptly, my food came out relatively quickly. I ordered poached eggs with sausage and wheat bread. Location is right next to York Minister got to see a bride come out of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

Looking for a light bite before a trip around York and the minster we stopped in for a lunch . The food and service were excellent, and when coughing on a small piece of salad a glass of water was placed in the table without...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 848robinp
Reviewed May 16, 2019

We enjoyed breakfast here and came back the next day for more. The bacon ciabatta sandwich was especially good. Very pleasant staff and a nice bright ambience in a most convenient location.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank lilyvictoria59
Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

Popped in while waiting for a friend and enjoyed the view of the Minster and people watching as it's a very central location. The lemon tart was really lemony and I will definitely go back.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Carolyne N
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Just opposite the Minster this cafe is great to watch the world go by. Friendly attentive staff. Delicious food and reasonable selection. Very reasonably priced.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank salrosblue
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

Had lunch here. Homemade soup was delicious. Service was prompt and attentive. Highly recommended. Will visit again.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Karen B
Reviewed April 27, 2019

After a tiring morning walking around York, we found this little cafe outside York Minster. My husband had a cappuccino coffee and a strawberry tart. I had a glass of delicious lemonade and an amazing lemon tart which was every bit as good as the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Lynn R
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

What a lovely cafe, we called in for a bit of lunch with friends, the open tuna melt was amazing, best i had ever tasted! One of our party is GF, he had the soup of the day with GF bread, it was so good...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Ann G
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Response from Kim J |
It’s interesting that this place can get so many good reviews & some really scathing ones. I guess it’s a bit hit & miss & luck in any place but a decent restaraunt gets a preponderance of good reviews, which this one... More
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