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Porters Coffee Shop

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19 Bridge Street, Helmsley, England
+44 1439 771555
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had snack in front of roaring fire on very cold day. Very friendly staff, quick service and good choice of tasty food. Had sandwiches, scones and coffee. Good value for money. Selection of newspapers and magazines to read.

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Thank Ang1012
Darlington, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had just had a walk around this picturesque village and stopped for a coffee and a scone, god what have I turned in to. Anyway this is a nice tidy cafe, the coffee was really nice and the scones fantastic, a bit on the expensive side but everything in Helmsley is. A nice roaring fire as well which is... More 

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Thank Chris B
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good coffee and scones in pleasing surroundings. We have visited before and will go back again. The fire both indoors and out makes it so welcoming. The service is good and so friendly

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Thank Colleen T
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely, cosy atmosphere -open fire, delicious cakes and very good coffee -even the de-caf latte tasted like proper coffee. Good place to be on a chilly afternoon - haven't been to Helmsley for a while but this place is as good as ever.

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Thank Laura B
Sutton Coldfield
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305 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Certainly worth a vist whils visiting Helmsley. Great service, excellent coffee and homemade cakes. Lovely. Regards Gary Saunders

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Thank Gary S
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I go to the Porters whenever I'm in the area. Everything is always very tasty and served really lovely, even an usual sandwich! The open fire inside makes the place look very cosy and warm. The only thing I don't like is that there is not much space inside, so the tables are, in my opinion, slightly too close to... More 

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Thank tetsume
Leeds
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302 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Our first visit, on the recommendation of friends we were with and we loved it! Great selection of cakes on a busy Sunday lunch time. My fruit scone with jam and butter was delicious and comfy battered leather sofas to relax into. Will definitely call in when we next pass through.

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Thank WalkwiththeDog
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Just off the main square this cafe serves goof coffee. There is a real fire which makes it a great place on a cool day. Owner can be a bit frosty at times. There is a good outside area at back with heater if you have the dogs with you

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Thank Andy S
Bradford, United Kingdom
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495 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Slightly expensive I thought .... 2 pots of tea (albeit one very strange mix for my partner), and a scone with jam and clotted cream - £8+. Tbh though I think they are all the same in Helmsley! Pleasant little tea room, nice decor, comfy seats, roaring fire, friendly staff and a very lovely scone!

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Thank KTandPM
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Once again I find myself in Porters Coffee shop and once again it hasn't disappointed. As I write I am about to eat what I consider to be the best lemon meringue I have ever tasted! You really must eat here if you are in the area, it's brilliant!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Bridge Street, Helmsley, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helmsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 771555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?