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The Dales Cottage Cafe

Rope Walk | Albion Yard, Skipton BD23 1EG, England
+44 1756 701630
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“roast dinner” (13 reviews)
“braised steak” (4 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Rope Walk | Albion Yard, Skipton BD23 1EG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wounderful food and welcoming staff, not a bad word could be said , will be recommending to my family and friends.

Thank marysnith72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cafe has a huge choice of meals and snacks. It's clean and welcoming, the tea was nice and strong so I was really looking forward to my meal. Unfortunately the quiche was truly awful. It was a tiny slice that had obviously been warmed...More

Thank Dizzy06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is hands down the best eatery in Skipton, everything on the menu is home made and served piping hot and well presented. I have visited several times and would definitely recommend the steak pie, any of the baguettes and paninis and the new...More

Thank Tj1029
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to try a different café to eat and had seen good reviews for this one. We visited Skipton on Saturday 30 June. Lovely hot day, did not know if we would get in café, but we found a nice table. It is lovely...More

Thank Tbag2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I saw the comments on this cafe I was expecting more . First of all you have to pay before getting your lunch . Second the foods are not that good .. A braised steak ready in two minutes is not a braised steak...More

1  Thank lola c
DalesCottage, Manager at The Dales Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lola, We are very sorry you didn’t enjoy your meal at our cafe, however the reason your braised steak took two minutes was because the meat is in the oven ready to serve and, the vegetables on the hob and so on .. if...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic place. Such a little gem. Food was great and very reasonably priced. Very clean. Friendly staff. Would happily go back.

Thank johndowney44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is simple, tasty, well cooked and inexpensive. Handly little cafe in the town centre. If you're not looking to blow your pension on a tasty bite in a great location, it's a good option.

Thank JuliusLivs
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Dales Cottage numerous times over the years and despite thinking we need a change, keep going back. The food is fresh, hot, tasty and well priced. With quick efficient and courteous service. We have now stopped looking elsewhere in Skipton...More

Thank PeriodicTable2015
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Well we was really lucky to come across this delightful cafe, many years ago we still go there twice a year the neals are ab fab a wide arange of meals on menu cattering for the whole family, from full roasts which i recomend to...More

Thank Lindsey C
Reviewed 22 May 2018

A really good roast. Had all the trimmings. Excellent service. Will definitely return to try their many other selections. Came here on the day of the Royal Wedding- was packed for lunch.

Thank NewZealand-7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rope Walk | Albion Yard, Skipton BD23 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Skipton
  • Phone Number: +44 1756 701630
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