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87 Market Place, Thirsk YO7 1ET, England
01845 523869
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ended up here following a disappointing day out. We were looking for somewhere to eat and found this gem in the centre of Thirsk. Both staff were very attentive and friendly - polite from start to finish. Food was very reasonably priced - food and drinks for 3 just over £20. Nice choice of milkshakes made a change from the... More 

Thank Anna E
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

As soon as we walked in we felt welcome with a pleasant hello. They gave us time to peruse the menu, whilst ordering the waitress noticed that I was getting some tablets and she offered to get me some water. The order came through really quickly, the teacake that we got with our drinks was perfect. Overall a very pleasant... More 

Thank Paul S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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300 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We needed somewhere to stop off for breakfast so popped in here and was pleasantly surprised at how good it was. Nice breakfast choices, lots to choose from and the rest of the menu looked good too. Comfortable setting and newspapers to read. Staff were very good, friendly and quick with service. If I was local, I'd be a regular!

Thank LYPud
Colne, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Both my husband and I usually stop here for breakfast/snack whilst travelling to and from our favourite holiday destinations in North Yorkshire, The breakfasts are really excellent, good value for money. very friendly staff and there is even a rack of daily papers to read, The menu is varied and there is a very good choice, The coffee and tea... More 

1 Thank Susan D
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Wonderful food and service in the centre of Thirsk. We love to pop in for a coffee when we are in town.

1 Thank Gill T
Ripon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Called in here in need of some quick refreshments travelling through, the Coffee was spot on and the food plentiful and freshly made. This along with helpful smart staff and the range of food and drink on offer helped me to highly recommend this cafe. Also learnt while there, they do catering for groups, and deliver; you'l have to speak... More 

2 Thank Bluetopaz9
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Haven't been in for a while, but called in for breakfast with 7yr old son. Between us we had sausage, beans, toast, poached eggs, coffee and orange juice. Service was friendly, food good and would certainly recommend and also return.

1 Thank Gary B
Haworth, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I used to really enjoy stopping off here on my way to Whitby and the service and food was really good, but on my last visit the service was poor a different waitress to usual, we went in a sat down and waited ages and at the same time the smoothie maker was running constantly making a real racket it... More 

1 Thank Mick S
Thirsk, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Wouldn't go anywhere else for my coffee/breakfast/lunch in Thirsk. If I'm in on a morning, I get the full breakfast, and if on a lunch time, I get the chorizo wrap (though I am partial to the roast pork sandwich). Consistently fantastic; Arabica has the most friendly staff who genuinely care about what they're doing. I recommend to all.

1 Thank Elega S
Driffield, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

What a disappointment stopping here. I ordered a filter coffee with cream and when i poured the cream in it was off. I went and told the waitress and she said she would replace it. If I'd of known how long it was going to take I wouldn't of bothered! My panini was average as was my husbands pork sandwich.... More 

Thank Kaye D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Market Place, Thirsk YO7 1ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Thirsk
  • Phone Number: 01845 523869

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