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Porters Coffee Shop

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$$ - $$$
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19 Bridge Street, Helmsley, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first visit, on the recommendation of friends we were with and we loved it! Great selection of cakes on a busy Sunday lunch time. My fruit scone with jam and butter was delicious and comfy battered leather sofas to relax into. Will definitely call in when we next pass through.

Thank WalkwiththeDog
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just off the main square this cafe serves goof coffee. There is a real fire which makes it a great place on a cool day. Owner can be a bit frosty at times. There is a good outside area at back with heater if you have the dogs with you

Thank Andy S
Bradford, United Kingdom
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293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Slightly expensive I thought .... 2 pots of tea (albeit one very strange mix for my partner), and a scone with jam and clotted cream - £8+. Tbh though I think they are all the same in Helmsley! Pleasant little tea room, nice decor, comfy seats, roaring fire, friendly staff and a very lovely scone!

Thank KTandPM
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once again I find myself in Porters Coffee shop and once again it hasn't disappointed. As I write I am about to eat what I consider to be the best lemon meringue I have ever tasted! You really must eat here if you are in the area, it's brilliant!

Thank pistonbroke58
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a short stop at Helmsley for a drink and snack. Following a wander around the main square to suss out the coffee shops, we went to Porters for a cuppa and snack. It was a nice day and we sat outside which is down the lane to the right of the coffee shop. There were no menus on... More 

Thank mac123_12
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Porters serves a nice range of snacks, ice-cream in summer and soup when the weather's cold, and the most delicious puddings, as my waistline knows to its cost. Service is exceedingly efficient - fast and friendly. There's a nice terrace outside, sometimes music, and often a fire inside, and out in a stove. Highly recommended.

Thank randomreviews60
South Yorkshire, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been occasional customers of this outstanding coffee-shop for some years, but have visited more often recently. The range of home-made cakes, sandwiches and desserts never disappoints, and the staff are pleased that you are there (not automatic in all eating places, I can confirm...) This time, on a beautiful autumn morning, we sat on the pleasant covered terrace... More 

Thank stevo750
Hull UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat outside for a cup of coffee and a piece of cake having walked around Helmsley. We ordered inside the café and within a very short while our drinks and cake was brought out. The coffee was very tasty and in a good sized cup. We had a large piece of raspberry roulade which came with cream and extra... More 

Thank Peter T
Brighouse, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a coffee whilst returning to Brighouse from Sandsend nr.Whitby. It was a bright airy place with wonderful comfy sofas and a quiet outside eating are too. The staff were welcoming, helpful and obliging. We had a delicious pot of tea- try goji berry and pomegranate it's great. My husband had a flapjack which he thoroughly enjoyed... More 

Thank Janerat
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

As always a very busy coffee shop, Food and coffee are both excellent. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed.

Thank SMTno2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Bridge Street, Helmsley, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helmsley
  • Phone Number: 01439-77-15-55

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?