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Gatehouse Coffee


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful and quaint coffee shop hidden in the gatehouse of one of the gates of the city walls. History and coffee, the best combination. With the options to sit on the walls or roof for a warm sunny day or in the structure itself...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our lovely drinks and cake at on the roof in the sunshine, it was really relaxing and an unexpected bonus on our trip to York. It seemed to be a popular place with very friendly staff and awesome cakes.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and comfortable but i wasnt struck on the coffee. I had latte. Not strong enough and not hot enough for me. Pleasant visit all the same.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 2b4everyoung
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

Great coffee here, comfortable seating on well worn soft furniture wooden floors not smart some furniture fabrics ripped. Very very good coffee nice people. Great views from roof terrace, very pleasant surprise on a walk around the walls

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank timm586
Reviewed 15 February 2019

Walk the walls and take a break in this cafe in one of the old gates. Quirky with plenty of room , even on the roof !

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mrdoody06
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Happened across this while walking the York Walls. Excellent reuse of the historic Gatehouse. Really good coffee, lovely atmosphere and food looked nice (although we didn’t sample this time). Would definitely go back if we get to York again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kbanfield
Reviewed 18 December 2018

We went here after walking round the York walls in the day, it was a nice little find actually on the walls itself, behind the cutest entrance door! Coffee and cafe with vegan options and alternative milks. The extra dark vegan brownie was so good,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steph B
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely staff, settings and food! Great atmosphere with people catching up. Nice little get away for relaxing or catching up on emails . Thanks. SK

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank scottkay15
Reviewed 3 December 2018

We are regular visitors to York and make a point of visiting the Gatehouse for it's unusual features as well as friendly and helpful staff. Lovely latte and hot chocolate. Do not be put off by previous two reviews as they are not representative of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Waited 20 minutes for a pot of peppermint tea for ONE. Then waited a further 15 for my chicken and pesto ciabatta, which was cold. They also had the audacity to charge full price. Do not go. They also have some rather dodgy looking fairy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Pioneer48405804461
gatehousecoffee, Manager at Gatehouse Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Hello, Wow, I am terribly sorry to hear your experience was so dreadful! I apologise for the wait time and poor dining experience and I can assure you that your frustrating experience is not the norm and we strive to provide a high level of...More

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