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Porters Coffee Shop

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19 Bridge Street, Helmsley, England
+44 1439 771555
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After calling in due to reviews on TripAdvisor I found it a little confusing that there was no menu and I had to ask what gluten free options there were. That said the soup was lovely and the salad with the panini was different to the usual you'd get. Pleasant surroundings and quick service made for a nice lunch.

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Thank Alison H
York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely lunch today, nice fresh food, good choice and interesting well thought out side salad. Quick service, very polite staff, beautiful blazing fire. Thank You.

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Thank eleanorwebster
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called Sunday morning for coffee and scones. Coffee blended in Sicily and scones freshly baked each morning. Enjoyed in front of a real log burning fire.

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Thank Tim E
Southport, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here with my wife who is in a wheelchair and with it being a nice day decided to sit outside. I went inside and asked for a menu to which i was told they don't really have one and i can choose from a selection of sandwiches and panini's from the fridge which will be preped up and... More 

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Thank gazken1981
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second visit here, and always a pleasure, the food is freshly made and tastes great, the only thing I'd say is you need to guess the menu. As they only do soup and sandwiches, would like a better variety. Not knocking it too much as the bacon panini I had came with a really well presented salad,... More 

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Thank Robin H
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off in Helmsley for the first time and chose this place from all the coffee shops. Nice comfy seating, open fire and lovely staff made it a nice relaxing visit. Had the coffee and the rascal and loved it - definitely come again.

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Thank R60lam
pitlochry
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped of in Helmsley for a break in the drive home, would call in again. Food was wonderful and service first class

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Thank tiddlesthecat_9
Chester, United Kingdom
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185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

After a long walk on the Moors I dropped in to this place and was pleased I did. Welcoming service, decent coffee and a good selection of treats and more substantial food. The focal point is the beautiful open fire, with its black surround. Gorgeous heat. It's not the largest place but quite a few tables and a few comfortable... More 

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Thank chestervoyager
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Had snack in front of roaring fire on very cold day. Very friendly staff, quick service and good choice of tasty food. Had sandwiches, scones and coffee. Good value for money. Selection of newspapers and magazines to read.

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Thank Ang1012
Darlington, United Kingdom
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99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We had just had a walk around this picturesque village and stopped for a coffee and a scone, god what have I turned in to. Anyway this is a nice tidy cafe, the coffee was really nice and the scones fantastic, a bit on the expensive side but everything in Helmsley is. A nice roaring fire as well which is... More 

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Thank Chris B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Bridge Street, Helmsley, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helmsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 771555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?