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The Cocoa Tree

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4 Castlegate, Helmsley YO62 5AB, England
+44 1439 771727
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Stokesley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited here with my wife, three week old son and our family dog! All of us were made very welcome! My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the wild mushroom soup and our dog was treated to a small pile of ham, which he was extremely pleased to receive! My wife indulged in a brownie Madeira cake which looked fabulous... More 

Thank simonpollitt1
Beaminster, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having asked at a cafe close by if we could bring our dog in, we were told that 'no cafe in Helmsley would accept dogs', so to see 'Dogs welcome' on the door, we were straight in. What a find, it's quite different inside, so pretty in pastel colours and lots of little notices on the wall, and although it's... More 

Thank Rauma
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to the Cocoa Tree for a light bite and drinks a couple of times when visiting Helmsley and we found the food delicious, the service very good and the atmosphere friendly.

Thank Rex C
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this cute little cafe today after a very icy and wet walk in the hills. We were welcomed and the menu was really good and varied. Had a lovely lunch and tea for two, and it was very good value. Highly recommend this lovely place if visiting Helmsley.

Thank rachybaby84
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

What a fabulous place this is..amazing food, lovely friendly owners who obviously care deeply about their customers, and take great pride in providing you with a relaxed atmosphere and stunning home cooked, beautifully presented food and drinks! And for you guys who take your dog everywhere with you..they are welcome too! (And they get a treat 😉) Amazing place that... More 

Thank Oscardogstravels
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Very friendly owners and nice decoration! Will come back next time if my travels bring me to Henley. Family friendly as well.

Thank FransMilano
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

had lunch here and the food was superb, very wide variety of light snacks and home-made cakes to choose from all looked delicious, try the discovery cake. and the lemon drizzle, best ever!

Thank susan t
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and excellent service with great choices of food and cake considering how small it is. Would be great if there's was more dairy and gluten free options. Would definitely recommend for anyone especially if you have a dog.

Thank Gaby R
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I visited Helmsley 2 days ago and called at The Cocoa Tree with 2 friends as soon as we arrived. We ordered scones and a drink and the owner said he could do the order at a special price. The ensuing cream tea was delicious and beautifully presented. The owner was very friendly. The service was excellent. The tearoom was... More 

Thank Jean B
Midldlesbrough, England
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Called in yesterday on our way back home to Middlesbrough to stock up from Glaves in Brompton by Sawdon, our favourite Butcher. The Cocoa Tree is a gem. I had a lovely, fresh, scone with cream/jam/strawberry. Good to have a proper home made scone instead of one made from a packet, as a lot of eateries serve. My husband's Ham... More 

Thank Catherine B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?