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Cafe Rita

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15A Bower Road, Harrogate HG1 1BE, England
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Otley, United Kingdom
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880 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 412 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We called in at 3.15pm on a Monday for a late lunch. Took a while to get the menus as nobody was about when we went in for several minutes. The lady arrived and gave us very nicely presented menus, taking our order around 4 minutes later. Very pleasant and clean cafe with nice decor. Sensible prices on all items.... More 

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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great find via trip advisor after spending years looking for a decent cafe in the centre of Harrogate. Menu has a large menu with a excellent choice of snacks all day breakfasts , cakes, salads /ploughmans and meals and drinks .Spoilt for choice . Would certainly recommend to anyone and go again .

Thank Elland79
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

I took the family here for brunch and was very surprised at how efficient and friendly the staff were. The meals all round were excellent, good tea and coffee too. Its not a large cafe but I prebooked and they fitted 8 of us in with ease. Would defenitely go back or recommend this place

1 Thank Andy C
Summerbridge Yorkshire Dales
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Went today to cafe Rita, we had a nice experience, been in once before as well. It was quiet as it was pouring down and Kate afternoon, we had not had time for lunch, I had a chicken burger, with lettuce, cucumber, side salad, Mayo in the side, and it came with chips in a pot ceramic pot that look... More 

Thank CurlewsRest
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this cafe whilst looking for a light lunch. A lovely welcome when we arrived. Food was lovely. I have home made carrott and corriander soup and it was beautiful. Everything was lovely and staff really pleasant. Would definitly reccomend

1 Thank Laura S
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little cafe in Harrogate. Extensive menu served all day. We visited for breakfast. The cafe is bright, light & clean. Lovely full English, value for money and well worth a try. Waitress was very accommodating. Breakfast was hot, tasty and more than enough. Must visit if you're in Harrogate. Like if you found this review helpful 😊

3 Thank Lola76
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Stumbled upon this cafe quite by accident and I was glad we did. The staff were friendly , the menu had great choice and the prices were brilliant! The food was top notch for a cafe, absolutely perfect for what we wanted and the staff dealt well with all requests (e.g. could I have some tap water please) quite often... More 

2 Thank PC10001
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

popped in for coffee and toasty and it was just what the Doc ordered, the staff are very friendly and nothing is too much bother.

1 Thank Will L
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Just back from my fave café in town, This café is a jewel .We were served by a pleasant and affable young lady.We ordered and enjoyed our usual warm currant scone with jam and clotted cream,a nice size pot of green tea with lemon all in clean airy and light surroundings super value at £2-50p

Thank sheila m
Oakham, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Went here for a snack lunch although they do have larger meals available. Very friendly service and nicely prepared food and drinks. Well done Café Rita we will return!!

Thank Sandaw54

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15A Bower Road, Harrogate HG1 1BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
  • Phone Number: 01423202703

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