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Cromwell's Cafe

1 Mauds Yard, Pontefract WF8 1AQ, England
+44 1977 702702
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (6 reviews)
“coleslaw” (3 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
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1 Mauds Yard, Pontefract WF8 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Pleasant cafe ; just a bit crowded but then it's obviously popular . Had a good lunch there yesterday and almost couldn't do justice to the Yorkshire portions . My 'ploughman's' was tasty and had a number of different ingredients . The glass of wine...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

This small local cafe hidden away down a side alley from main pedestrian zone is a treat to visit. Very period décor with great food served by great staff. I would highly recommend a breakfast there or a cuppa with a piece of one of...More

Thank Neil G
Michael P, Owner at Cromwell's Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks Neil Glad you enjoyed your visit hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I'd been told about this place from a friend so decided to give it a go and definitely wasn't disappointed. I took my mum for lunch yesterday, I had steak from the specials board, which was cooked perfectly, and my mother had the chicken pie...More

2  Thank Rob B
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Cromwells is a favourite for me and my friends. The service is fantastic, the staff are so friendly you get a real family feel and the food is TO DIE FOR. Real hearty, classic meals offered with generous portions for a very good price. The...More

1  Thank alicemace
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Such a shame to post such a negative review! This place should carry a health warning and maybe even have bouncers on the door to protect customers from the staff!! Dare to complain and feel the wrath of the staff and the manager. For almost...More

4  Thank MRBespokeUK
Michael P, Guest Relations Manager at Cromwell's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you both for your feedback, however unfortunately none of the above is true representation of what took place. I have become aware of your personal vendetta against a waitress in which you both name but none of the staff wear name badges so this...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

Friendly staff who take good care of the customers. As I was trying to control weight had a light lunch of Smoked Mackerel and Salad washed down with a good pot of tea complete with a jug of hot water to top it up. Followed...More

2  Thank ferrybridge47c
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My friend treated me to morning coffee today at Cromwell's.Large selection of teas and coffees we had an Earl Grey and a Latte.Lovely menu with so much choice.As it was early I had a breakfast baguette with bacon egg and smoked cheese.It was delicious and...More

Thank susan p
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I have never visited this place and before and it is tucked away down a little alley, but well worth the search. The place is warm,cosy and the waiting staff were so friendly. The menu was interesting and it also served wine! what more could...More

1  Thank Jueal
Reviewed 7 January 2017

On a busy Saturday lunch on a whim and needing cheering up we took a slight detour off the main street to this little cafe, and were very pleasantly surprised. A lovely welcome from friendly, smiling staff brightened our spirits immediately. The atmosphere, though busy,...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Visited here for a coffee with a friend. The coffee was nice and the cake I had was reasonable, although nothing special (I'm not sure it was homemade, although I could be mistaken). Traditional little place in a traditional building with good service and reasonable...More

1  Thank 0908267
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Chloe W
Hi, i was wondering if you have any weekend jobs going? im 15
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Mauds Yard, Pontefract WF8 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Pontefract
  • Phone Number: +44 1977 702702
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