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The Courtyard Coffee House and Restaurant

Rear of 92 King Street, Knutsford WA16 6ED, England
+44 1565 653974
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“cakes” (64 reviews)
“welsh rarebit” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
Rear of 92 King Street, Knutsford WA16 6ED, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. A lovely little place...
"lovely food I would definitely recommend"
CheshireDiamond
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2. Fantastic food & service
"The crayfish and watercress is a must!! The staff are really obliging"
Jayne P
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3. Charming setting
"fabulous place, good choice of food"
Emma M
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1 - 10 of 480 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little gem for nice teas & coffees & snacks; nice English breakfast and much more. Good value for money. Staff are very courteous and efficient.More

Thank Climber697452
Court Y, Manager at The Courtyard Coffee House and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for coming to visit us! So glad you found we had a yummy selection of food, and found our service ( and value for money!) pleasing. It would be wonderful to see you again so you could sample more of...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This is our favourite place ever. Beautiful quirky stylish setting, great atmosphere and wonderful hosts. This place is an absolute gem, the food is stunning, best breakfast in Cheshire! Wonderful menu, lots of choice, fantastic homemade cakes, gluten free well catered for. The family and...More

Thank gedmaclure
Court Y, Manager at The Courtyard Coffee House and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi Ged, Oh my!! Thank you for such a wonderful review, it is so encouraging to hear how much you love the Courtyard!! We love our cosy atmosphere and also pride ourselves on our food. We endeavour to use fresh and organic produce that is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table as we were visiting Knutsford for the makers market and knew it would be busy. Our table was reserved outside but I was assured we could move if the weather was bad. As it was a glorious day we remained outside and...More

Thank Joanna C
Court Y, Manager at The Courtyard Coffee House and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Joanna, Thank you for visiting us and for leaving us such a lovely review! So glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal and got to enjoy our beautiful Courtyard in the sunshine. You should visit us again now its a bit colder, as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Goes against the grain according to other reviews but I was not impressed today. Arrived around 3 pm, no wait for a table but was quite busy. The ladies who work here are darting everywhere, banging things, saying 'sorry' and 'excuse me' as they hurry...More

Thank J3419TRmartins
Court Y, Manager at The Courtyard Coffee House and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

HI Martin, We can get very busy at the weekend and staff do often rush around to ensure everyones order is delivered as quick as possible, i can firstly assure you that we do not use small cups we work to the independent coffee shop...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit to this establishment - but it definitely won't be my last. The Eggs Royale could one of the best I've ever tasted - to rival anywhere and that's saying something. The service was excellent - friendly helpful staff and it was comfortable and...More

Thank lizwhitenlp
Court Y, Manager at The Courtyard Coffee House and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Liz, Wow thank you so much for such a lovely review! So glad you found the service friendly and welcoming, and enjoyed our delicious Eggs Royale. It would be marvellous to see you again, so you could sample more of our delicious Breakfast items....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this delightful coffee house for lunch on our 54th Anniversary they make the best omelette ever and will be returning again very soon Great food and very attentive waitresses without being intrusiveMore

Thank LightPacker816111
Court Y, Manager at The Courtyard Coffee House and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you so much for spending your Anniversary with us- how absolutely lovely that you chose to celebrate with us! So glad you enjoyed our omelette, they are deliciously light. Great to have feedback that you found the service of a high standard as...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I read the reviews on this and as we were flying from Manchester airport and wanted somewhere to stop off so that we were nearer, decided to go there for breakfast. So pleased we did. A lovely little cafe with outside seating and a magnificent...More

Thank Janine G
Court Y, Manager at The Courtyard Coffee House and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Janine, It is so great to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! Glad you enjoyed our idyllic surroundings and found our breakfast delightfully fresh; if you manage to visit again, it would be lovely if you could try some of our lunch...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018

I have been here several times now and was introduced by my father who eats here each week and comes for the "fluffy eggs". I personally love the crayfish sandwich which I always have with their decaf cappuccino. Lovely to sit out when the weather...More

1  Thank Jacqueline M
Court Y, Manager at The Courtyard Coffee House and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Jacqueline, Thank you so much for coming to visit us! Great to hear that you enjoyed our food and enjoyed our miniature train travel around our track above the restaurant. It is so sweet and captivating to watch, isn't it? Also, glad that you...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Love coming here for a lovely coffee and cake. Everything is homemade and service is excellent. Lovely Carrot cake when they have it in stockMore

1  Thank RowanElliott
Court Y, Manager at The Courtyard Coffee House and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Rowan, Thank you for coming to visit us for coffee and cake! So glad to hear you enjoyed our fresh carrot cake; it is so yummy and moist. Have you sampled any of our other cakes? We have Victoria sponge, Chocolate fudge cake, Coffee...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

What a little gem. Hidden down a cute alleyway of the main street you walk into a gorgeous large courtyard. Inside the cafe you are amazed by the amount of bikes hanging from the ceiling. Food is delicious. All home made and a real treat....More

Thank Maxiego
Court Y, Manager at The Courtyard Coffee House and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Hi there! Thank you so much for leaving this charming review! So glad you that you enjoyed the beautiful surroundings both inside and outside; our flowers that adorn us, do give a rather picturesque impression. Great to hear you enjoyed the food as well. It...More

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Francis D
16 March 2017|
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Response from courty753 | Property representative |
Hi Francis, Thank you for contacting us. Whilst we are child friendly and offer a children's menu and highchairs, unfortunately due to the tight space in our restaurant we cannot accommodate prams. Therefore, we ask our... More
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Gail D
11 November 2016|
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Response from Londongirl036 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just got this. Street parking is free for an hour then there is a paid for parking area on the road
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SEH20
8 October 2016|
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Response from Adventurer65124 | Reviewed this property |
I would probably book for a Saturday lunchtime as it gets quite busy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 15:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 15:30
Thursday
09:30 - 16:00
Friday
09:30 - 16:00
Saturday
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rear of 92 King Street, Knutsford WA16 6ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Knutsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1565 653974
  • E-mail
Description
Knutsford's award winning hidden gem, The Courtyard is a very popular cafe which provides a picturesque setting to enjoy a traditional breakfast, lunch and homemade cakes from our deliciously British menu. Using the very best ingredients and fresh produce to prepare our dishes fresh every day. Our Welsh Rarebit is popular, as is our Chef's specials which change regularly. Choose to sit in the main restaurant with our vintage train track overhead, learn about our largest Penny Farthing in the conservatory or soak up the sun in our award winning courtyard with ample seating in a beautiful setting packed full of nature. With an array of penny farthings on display, The Courtyard is rich in heritage of Knutsford and also the perfect pit-stop for cyclists alike.
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