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Upstairs Downstairs

17 - 21 Market Arcade, Halifax LS1 2GB, England
+44 1422 334455
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (3 reviews)
“chunky chips” (3 reviews)
“visit halifax” (2 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
Cafe, British
££ - £££
17 - 21 Market Arcade, Halifax LS1 2GB, England
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

we called in for a breakfast and coffee, been here a few times, really friendly staff, lovely coffee, great food, while we were there the bbc came in to film, this café was used for last tango in Halifax and a few other tv programmes.

Thank looneylegs
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My GF and I discovered this by chance yesterday, 16 may 2017. Just outside the Market. It's a small-ish place full of locals and regulars who staff seemed to be on 1st name terms with which was really good. We fancied a brunch-type meal which...More

Thank NMJas
Reviewed 12 May 2017

visited with my daughter and grandchildren, it was clean, but could have been cleaner, i thought the food was expensive for what you got, very tight with the chips, there were bits floating in my milkshake, we didn't say anything just really wanted to get...More

Thank tracey d
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

First visit to Halifax. Stumbled upon this Cafe which we found lovely. Polite service, great value food, food hygiene rating of 5. Ordered a pot of tea for 1, a coffee, baked potato with chilli and a cheese and onion toasties. Great food and all...More

Thank Wayne R
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I haven't been for a while but whenever I'm in Halifax I used to visit this cafe for dinner the food is always nice - chunky chips and gravy or pie were my favorites. The deluxe hot chocolates are great too. Definitely worth a visit...More

1  Thank Sophie B
Swanlandlad, Owner at Upstairs Downstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you enjoy our home made food. Hopefully you will be visiting again soon.

Reviewed 19 December 2016

I often visit this café for lunch, in fact I am going today. I always have the home made pie and chunky chips and veg...lovely. Eating upstairs gives you the opportunity to people watch or even have a quiet private catch up with your frineds....More

Thank Tracie R
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Mum and I came here on December 2nd 2016 at about 12 noon on the recommendation of a friend. It was our first and last visit. Mum had the homemade pie and really enjoyed the meat filling but the pastry was soggy, yet hard in...More

Thank Carol1975uk
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This cafe serves traditional, wholesome food with vegetables freshly cooked and real mashed potato. The special deal for Senior Citizens included liver and onions, my favourite and sponge pudding. My husband's corned beef hash in a giant Yorkshire pud was delicious and tasty. The service...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I called in for a hot sandwich and a coffee sat down waited over 10 minutes and nobody acknowledged me the waitress was stood talking behind the counter so after 10 minutes I stood up and started to walk out of the door she looked...More

3  Thank chrisdibbin1952
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Called here today at around 2 in the afternoon. The place was fairly empty. Ordered the all day breakfast and a portion of chips. Poor quality and way over priced would be an understatement. Service was shocking. They ask you to pay for your order...More

1  Thank Mokeythecat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$41
Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 - 21 Market Arcade, Halifax LS1 2GB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +44 1422 334455
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