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The Cocoa Tree

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4 Castlegate, Helmsley YO62 5AB, England
+44 1439 771727
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely little cafe was incredibly welcoming to our rather muddy dog after a long walk. Encouraged us in, provided some water for the dog and even some ham. Not phased by how dirty he was. It was the middle of January so we were pleased we wouldn't have to sit outside. The food was excellent, served quickly but obviously... More 

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Thank Mathew98
Filey, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found by accident and thank goodness for that, What a gem. Staff were all very nice and very helpful even on a very busy pre Christmas weekend Sandwiches and soup were both awesome Can certainly recommend this cafe

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Thank JohnCasey29
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely friendly cafe. Excellent choice of food and lovely milk shakes. Have visited several times and never been disappointed

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Thank Jean V
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this cafe 3 times this week. My teenage son wouldn't leave Helmsley until he had another Belgian waffle! The fruit cake and cheese was a revelation! A match made in heaven! We love this cafe and can't wait to go back when we are next in the area.

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Thank Loopylou51
York, United Kingdom
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350 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in here on the 27th Dec after a stroll around Helmsley with our dog, bumping into many other people with their dogs! How refreshing to walk in and find a place that actually is dog friendly! We were soon seated and ordered drinks with a home made soup! The soup was just gorgeous and also a lite portion (why... More 

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Thank ExplorerIIYorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself my daughter and our little dog Buttons visited the cafe on Boxing Day as we were visiting the area over 🎄 It was very welcoming and friendly. We both had a gorgeous hot Chocolate and some lovely food🍰 In fact it was so nice we came back the next day 🍽!! Would highly recommend visiting The Cocoa Tree👍🏻

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Thank Jo C
York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always visit when in Helmsley our dog Luci pulls us in there good scones and tea and great atmosphere

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Thank RamboYork
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I very much enjoyed both the coffee and food I had here, as well as the excellent and friendly service when I missed my bus and needed somewhere warm!

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Thank Tamsyn F
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

There are lots of places to eat or snack in Helmsley but this has to be one of, if not the best. Dog friendly and spotless. We had a cream tea and a coffee both of which were great. Thank you for clotted cream which is as advertised. Too many places think clotted cream is thick whipped cream. Friendly staff... More 

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Longforgan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We just went in for coffees (which were fine) but discovered a much loved local cafe serving freshly prepared food and tasty looking cakes. We shall come back to sample this.......

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Castlegate, Helmsley YO62 5AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helmsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 771727
Description
We are a small family owned coffee shop serving a wide selection of snacks,cakes,waffles,cream tea's,award winning ice cream,milkshakes.A specials board is also available along side a varied menu. We also have handmade chocolates and a good selection of gifts along with our own chutney's,jams,curds and biscuits. All dogs are welcome. Entrance is wheelchair friendly. In the hot weather we have air conditioning for your comfort. Myself (Julie) and Mark are the new owners of THE COCOA TREE and since taking over a year ago we would like to thank all of our customers old and new for all the lovely comments and support.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?