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Hovingham Bakery and Spa Tea Room

Beside The Ford, Hovingham, England
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible19%
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“sausage rolls” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (34 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
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Beside The Ford, Hovingham, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I didn't realise that there had been a change in management until I read some Trip Advisor reviews. Whatever the case, we popped in for drinks and scones and they were delicious; and the service from the young lady who served us was friendly and...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little tea rooms with excellent home made cakes and bread. Nice to sit outside by the stream and enjoy the sunshine

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant lunch. Pasty & cinnamon buns! Be warned bread portions are big but then it is a bakery. Very busy both cafe and shop. Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called for lunch in this beautiful quaint village.. Ordered a sandwich!!!! Coronation chicken doorstop.... Wow..... It was huge and delicious. Sat outside by the ford.. Just heavenly on a beautiful sunny day

Thank sillyfrog1959
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very nice (well done - requested) bacon butty here. Got chatting to a cyclist who was doing a Lands End to John O'Groats.

Thank TreeMates
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this place whilst touring around the area. Set within a lovely village, which is worth having a wander through, we had a lovely snack whilst sitting in the blazing sunshine. As we sat with our two Irish Setters at a table next to the...More

Thank ronnieegan
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The new owners have absolutely transformed this place ! With a new fresh and open feel it has a whole new lease of life . The food is delicious and the drinks are fab . The best sausage rolls ever !

Thank Gmjb1
Reviewed 29 May 2017

First visit since new ownership. Party of nine and all enjoyed their lunches. A couple of us indulged in a cake too. Worth the extra calories! Took home two sour dough granary loaves. A definite must for a visit.

Thank RFT_comment
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Sat outside in the sun (shame the road is so busy, though the cafe is a bit set back from it) and enjoyed our drinks, especially the Earl Grey. The croissant I had was nothing special, but I took a hot-cross bun home for my...More

Thank maggie44_11
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The bakery was easily accessible from road way and situated in the centre of the village near a ford, it was a beautiful sunny day we chose to eat outside at the seating designed for this purpose. The food was well prepared and had a...More

Thank David T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beside The Ford, Hovingham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Hovingham
  • Phone Number: 01653-62-88-98
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