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Nice Things Cafe

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10 Market Place, Helmsley, England
+44 1439 771997
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went in at lunch time had an egg sandwich tea and coffee we just ate and were in hurry so did not spend to much time over it

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Thank Alan W
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55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If your a lover of traditional Yorkshire fare you can't go wrong with this cafe from there wonderful breakfasts to there homemade cakes, scones, quiches, Pastie's and pies and great selection of Coffee's and Tea including fruit Teas a great stop off for breakfast or Lunch. But hot food stops been served at 3pm. Very popular with local workers and... More 

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Thank Nick F
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our second visit - we came back because we had such a good experience a couple of years back, and we were not disappointed. We called in at about 2pm on a weekday in March so it was not too busy. We only wanted a light meal so my wife had a toasted teacake while I had scone... More 

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Thank John W
Newport, UK
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The cafe is very cosy and has good menu; there is an interesting shop on the 1st floor. The staff were friendly and helpful.

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Thank cwm
Bristol, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Very quaint cafe with large pots of tea. The toasted sandwich and chips were delicious and it's a dog friendly place!

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1 Thank Lisa P
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

quiche was good, served with either salad or chips. Good honest fare. If you want a large cappuccino, ask for a double shot otherwise you get slightly flavored milk. Staff could have been more attentive, seemed a little disinterested .... paid the going rate I suppose.

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Thank jdragon68
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Nice cuppa tea and fruit cake on cold day. Only drawback, it was due to be open till 5 but closed at 4 turning some folk away. Still we got our nosh.

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Thank Andrew N
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Very poor breakfast, cheap food in a tatty looking cafe. I was the only one in and I know why! The staff spent the whole time moaning about everyone and everything including other customers!

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1 Thank Roancottage
Bucks
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Popped in for morning coffee. Nice staff, good service and coffee. Interesting gift shop upstairs with unusual gifts.

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Thank Annetax
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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335 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Go to Helmsley quite often always stop for a coffee and cake, and this place cannot be beaten we have watched this change for the better over the years, well done

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Thank Paul D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Market Place, Helmsley, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helmsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 771997

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