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“Lovely cafe, great service, great food”

The Dales Cottage Cafe
Ranked #23 of 154 Restaurants in Skipton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$9
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
St Helens, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
490 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
“Lovely cafe, great service, great food”
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Visited this lovely cafe over the Xmas 2-week holiday. Found it just after parking up to stroll around the town and visit the castle. So glad we did. The food was not only well-portioned, but very tasty and arrived very quickly. An excellent varied menu, at good prices. Very nice and homely atmosphere. Serves beer as well - bonus! Quite busy, but that did not slow down the excellent and very polite service.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank Chris S
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Leeds
Level 6 Contributor
280 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“A nice find.”
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Having never eaten here before we decided to try it for lunch. It is a cosy place and has a very good menu. We both choose a salad for lunch (knowing we had a big meal booked for the evening). The portion size was very good and the food tasty. I saw a number of meals being delivered to adjacent tables, any of them I would have been very happy to order. The staff were very efficient and friendly. This is another eating place on our list of places to revisit.

  • Visited January 2014
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1 Thank David L
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good value, Lovely staff, Great service.”
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Me and the Wife visited the cafe again on Saturday. Although busy, the service was excellent. None of the other diners were waiting long for their lunch, and all were making comments of how good the food was when it came.
I had Lamb lunch and delicious home made rice pudding with a blob of jam. The missus had a Haddock which she said was wonderful, crisp and not greasy. 10/10 for taste, service and the place as a whole. Coming back Skipton for a hoilday break in April, and think this will be the first port of call for our meals.

  • Visited January 2014
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1 Thank MichaelHarris007
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North West England
Level 6 Contributor
198 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
“Rude staff mediocre food - won't go back”
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Very disappointed in the café - it looks nice from outside, however food poor quality, overcooked unbelievably greasy.
One member of staff needs to be retrained she was incredibly rude to another couple who walked out and I don't blame them. I would have asked for the manager and complained in person as she will never improve if not challenged.
Will never go back

  • Visited January 2014
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1 Thank Lucyjazzylegs
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Skipton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Consistency of quality and service”
Reviewed 24 December 2013

Value for money, excellent, service and quality of food consistently outstanding no matter how busy!

  • Visited December 2013
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