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The Cocoa Tree

4 Castlegate, Helmsley YO62 5AB, England
+44 1439 771727
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fruit cake” (18 reviews)
“ice cream” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
4 Castlegate, Helmsley YO62 5AB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to have a weeks holiday in Helmsley early May visited The Cocoa Tree what a wonderful find we were made so welcome by Mark and Julie its a lovely gathering place also for locals everyone seems to join in lovely and...More

1  Thank maggieandrob
Reviewed 1 week ago

In my opinion the best coffee shop/cafe in Helmsley. Family run with a friendly atmosphere and service. Steak burger and fries recently added to the menu which also includes jacket potatoes, sandwiches or toasties and soup. The food is good and value for money. The...More

Thank BradfordTyke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick lunch stop on a Sunny Sunday !!!! Delicious Bacon Baguette & excellent service .........thankyou 👍

Thank Pammy_0611
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small cafe with a big welcome for customers. This is the 3rd time have been here and I always enjoy the food. Today I had the burger side salad and fries and a latte. It gets busy at lunchtime so we went at 11.15...More

Thank n0rm55e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for lunch today as been before and liked it. I had a jacket potato with cheese and a side salad my husband a burger side salad and fries. We both had a latte. The food was good. We paid £18.45 so good value....More

Thank Hazel D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great little venue close to town centre, main car park and castle. We had picked up the fact that it was dog friendly through an internet search before leaving for Helmsley but were unsure of it's location, so were pleased to spot the sign...More

1  Thank Will_Of_The_North
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in as spotted the dog friendly sign. Wife said it was the nicest hot chocolate she has had in a long time and I can add my freshly baked fruit scone and coffee was of the highest order. Add to that a super friendly...More

Thank gcdales
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Called here for lunch en route from Scarborough to Leeds (scenic route). We both had quiche (different variants) and side salad, and both were scrummy, finished with coffee and delicious Yorvale ice cream. Service was great, and the owner is a real character. One minor...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 22 April 2018

I love it! First time in here and ask for the burger. was excellent and a great price. Definitely going to go back here.

Thank Vera O
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Extremely friendly service, scones were lovely! great range of gifts! Staff were so friendly they even gave our dog a treat. Thank you, we will definitely be back again

Thank Lynne T
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Questions & Answers
10 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Anthony B | Reviewed this property |
Gluten free? I seem to recall they had some cakes available, I don't recall seeing sandwiches though.
1 February 2017|
Response from Addisadvisor | Reviewed this property |
No idea we went tea time..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Castlegate, Helmsley YO62 5AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helmsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 771727
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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