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“Great Tea Shop”
Review of The Cocoa Tree

The Cocoa Tree
Ranked #1 of 3 Dessert in Helmsley
Certificate of Excellence
Description: We are a small family owned cafe/coffee shop serving a wide selection of light lunches,snacks,cakes,waffles,cream tea's,award winning ice cream and milkshakes.A specials board is also available along side a varied menu. We also have a good selection of gifts. All dogs are welcome inside the cafe.Muddy paws are not a problem. 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 2014. We would like to thank all of our customers old and new for all the lovely comments and support. We aim to provide good quality local produce with a friendly relaxed atmosphere. At the moment payment is cash only but we will be looking into payment by card in the near future.
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Description: We are a small family owned cafe/coffee shop serving a wide selection of light lunches,snacks,cakes,waffles,cream tea's,award winning ice cream and milkshakes.A specials board is also available along side a varied menu. We also have a good selection of gifts. All dogs are welcome inside the cafe.Muddy paws are not a problem. 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 2014. We would like to thank all of our customers old and new for all the lovely comments and support. We aim to provide good quality local produce with a friendly relaxed atmosphere. At the moment payment is cash only but we will be looking into payment by card in the near future.
Reviewed 26 July 2014

We were wilting in the 28 degree heat. Yes, this is in North Yorkshire! A pit stop was necessary and this was the first tea shop we came to after we decided to stop. It will be our stop of choice next time we are in Helmsley. Drinks and snacks to our preference (ice, no ice, no jam) and the couple who own it were very friendly. When we were out we totted up mentally because we thought we we might have been undercharged - so - obviously the prices are reasonable . The Dixon family love this place.:-)

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Reviewed 22 July 2014

We visit Helmsley quite often but had never noticed this little cafe before. It's small but has a lovely atmosphere.
The new owners are very friendly and welcoming. The food was really nice and was beautifully presented. Prices were what you'd expect to pay in this sort of pretty little market town.
We'll definitely be returning and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it as a great little place to stop by for a bite to eat.

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1  Thank Pam L
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thecocoatree2014, Owner at The Cocoa Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2014

Thank you for your review and we are pleased you liked our little coffee shop and look forward to you visiting us again soon
from Julie and mark (the new owners)

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Reviewed 21 July 2014

nice little coffee shop - very friendly - new owners just taken over and had great plans for the place

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Reviewed 29 June 2014

This is a tiny, wee place but it was worth the wandering up and down and waiting for a table to become vacant. There are lots and lots of cafes in Helmsley but this one was recommended to us so we wanted to get in and see for ourselves. We were not disappointed. The food was fresh and the service was second to none. We had our lunch and then we were seduced by the range of ice creams on offer. We can thoroughly recommend the vanilla ice cream served with wild Italian cherries in syrup. Divine. Why have I never had this before! Out of this world. Would definitely return here.

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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Stopped at this cafe during a quick visit to Helmsley one rainy afternoon. The owners/staff were very friendly and welcoming and the coffees were great as were the hot apple juices which the kids chose. The cakes were terrific especially the fruit and whisky cake, it wasn't the cheapest place I've been but the quality of the products spoke for themselves.

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