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Cromwell's Cafe

1 Mauds Yard, Pontefract WF8 1AQ, England
+44 1977 702702
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Mauds Yard, Pontefract WF8 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The first time I’ve been here and I wasn’t disappointed. We were served by a lovely lady who looked after us very well. The food is basic but executed well, fresh, very tasty and well presented. We even managed a bottle of Prosecco with Lunch....More

Thank nmh1982
Michael P, Owner at Cromwell's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for the kind words we hope to see you back soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on a saturday morning following recommendation of a friend of my wifes. Although the interiors are old fashioned the restaurant is clean and the staff are very friendly and service was prompt and attentive. Full English for me and my wife had the scrambled...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

A friend took me along to this gem in the heart of Pontefract. It is tucked away down one of many small lanes. As you enter you are aware of a friendly bustling place. We were guided upstairs to a delightful dining area filled with...More

Thank Derek B
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Called in for lunch and had to leave it was busy but there was seating available but you needed to be a contortionist to get to a table and sit down far to many tables in there

Thank Alexander Mark D
Reviewed 1 August 2017

So, you're visiting Pontefract, or starting work early, and you want to set yourself up for the day. You're priorities, in no particular order, are that your breakfast should be i) filling, ii) tasty, and iii) affordable. Well, look no further. Twice last week we...More

Thank Cycle_for_Pleasure
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We just happened to wander down Maud's Yard, a snicket off the market place and stumbled on Cromwell's Cafe. We peeped inside and it was full despite two floors, so we had to give it a try, and were so glad we did. The menu...More

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Visited Pontefract by coach on Sunday for the Licorice Festival and came across CROMWELLS. The place was full at lunch time (obviously popular) with a lively atmosphere. Staff were very friendly and I had a really tasty and beautifully cooked meal. I would definitely visit...More

Thank avrambler
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My parents have been several times and really enjoyed it. We all went today and the menu is great. Im vegetarian and was totally spoilt for choice, which is unusual for a cafe. The food was excellent. We all thoroughly enjoyed. The staff were so...More

Thank Storey1
Michael P, Manager at Cromwell's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Many thanks that nice to here you all enjoyed your visit we hope to see you back soon Michael and the team at Cromwells

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 reviewResponded 12 April 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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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