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“York's little secret”
Review of The Vanilla Cafe

The Vanilla Cafe
Ranked #17 of 56 Coffee & Tea in York
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Bedford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“York's little secret”
Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

The Vanilla cafe is hidden away behind York Minster. Friendly service and gorgeous cake....just what the doctor ordered :-)

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“Quaintest Tea Room Ever ”
Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

Everything about it was perfect, location, decor, customer service, and the coffee and cake sumptuous

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Thank Lyn R
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York, United Kingdom
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“Great selection of teas for non-coffee drinkers”
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I recently visited the vanilla cafe and straight away I felt very welcomed by the friendly staff! The cafe itself is decorated in a vintage style which gives it a homely feel inside or there is also seating outside which offers a fabulous view of the minster. I was pleasantly surprised at the selection of teas, as I don't drink coffee this is sometimes an issue for me but not here. The hot chocolates also looked amazing topped with cream and marshmallows! Would definitely recommend.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank stamsinh
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York, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Beautiful on a spring day”
Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

What a lovely place!! Had such a gorgeous coffee under the blossom trees- amazing location!!! Definitely a hidden vintage treat.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Annayork1995
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Vintage Tea Room”
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Lovely tea room, had tea and cakes with friends traditionally served in a teapot, real tea, lovely choice of cakes, home made scones, can sit outside or inside, rooms upstairs, toilet facility, pleasant staff and in beautiful city of York what more could you ask for, one of my favourite places to visit and one of the best cuppas served at the The Vanilla Cafe !

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Jaki S
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