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Harlequin Coffee and Tea House

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King's Square, York, England
01904 63063
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (14 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
King's Square, York, England
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

We stumbled across the harlequin several years ago & the cream tea is exceptionally tasty, definitely worth a visit!

Thank Neil T
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Called in for a quick top up, lovely coffee and smashing cakes. Really enjoyed the lemon cake. Highly recommended

Thank Lewes P
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I have been living for two years in york and keep discovering more and more super places to eat and drink Harlequin is no exception. I was invited by a good friend - it is above Neros and not an obvious place to find -...More

Thank Ocean M
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend visited while in York for a couple of days. The tea and scones went down a treat and my boyfriend enjoyed his vanilla milkshake. The staff are also friendly. Average price. Would recommend :)

Thank Bethanyc4305
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Visited Harlequin on recommendation, but really wondered what all the fuss was about! We went into the attic room, up two flights of stairs, which had good views over King's Square and a mix of seating from sofa to upright chairs. The service was pleasant...More

Thank carleton23
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had arrived in York for a weekend away and in the guide book we had we saw this cafe was recommended and thought we would give it a try. The place is so cute and we had Brie and bacon sandwiches...More

1  Thank Zoe H
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Aoart from the starirs you have to climb to get to the café , this is a great place for a light lunch and coffee. The cakes are really nice.

Thank Sheila K
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Our usual coffee haunt was closed so followed signs to this venue. After climbing a very step set of stairs we found ourselves in what at first appeared to be a church hall complete with church chairs ,but no hymn books. We were given menus...More

Thank kevin d
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Popped in for a quick snack and coffee. Pleasant staff and superb cappuchino! Delicious toasted cheese and herb bread brought with plenty of butter, served separately. Would definitely visit again, at a mealtime, so I can sample something substantial! Considering it was so busy in...More

Thank YorkGoddess
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Visit the Harlequin regularly when in York visiting family. Always a friendly welcome with excellent food. Would highly recommend.

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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King's Square, York, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: 01904 63063
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Recent winner of an all-GB coffee/espresso competition. Quiet, inexpensive, locally-popular -- great sandwiches, sweets, coffee
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