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Porters Coffee Shop

19 Bridge Street, Helmsley, England
+44 1439 771555
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (41 reviews)
“potato salad” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
19 Bridge Street, Helmsley, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely coffee shop right in the middle of Helmsley. We just called for coffee and a cake and had lattes and a homemade custard tart and cheese scone. The coffee was really nice - much better than the regular coffee chains. The...More

1  Thank RPD22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We both had cheese toasties and coffee. Came with salad, olives and pickles which was unexpected. There was so much cheese that it was slightly unpleasant for me. Prices probably slightly above average for the area but the coffee was good. Nice little tea room...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The weather was miserable so hot thick soup was required, found this shop just off the market square. Very busy but found a table and ordered pea & ham soup and tea for 2 at the till - all brought quickly to our table with...More

Thank OldButNew
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This cafe is my favourite in Helmsley. Good quality cakes and food and lovely fires in the colder months. The service is efficient and staff make you feel welcome

Thank janeclifton60
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Perhaps it's because we came in the back door, but having to be directed round and through a separate section of the cafe in order to place our order, and then weave our way back through to the small seating area at the rear seemed...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Porters can be found in the market square and although reasonably large we visited on market day (Friday) so it was pretty busy. Good coffee and reasonably priced. Staff gave us a warm welcome. Warm home made scones were very tasty.

Thank Westonsupermackem
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Pleasant but unremarkable - just another coffee shop. Strange layout internally, felt a little uncomfortable with nearly all seats facing into the room (and towards other customers). Trip to use the (shared) facility exposed some unsightly areas at the back.

Thank David Martin C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I had the home made quiche which was excellent and my other half had gammon and egg. Food arrived very quickly even though the place was extremely busy, being Good Friday. Would eat there again.

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Great place that we always stop off at on our way to Whitby. They have a lovely open fire and cosy seating area, we have sat outside in the summer too. Great food and prices and the personal touch is much appreciated.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Have been here several times and am always impressed -you are always made to feel welcome. Nice range of sandwiches, toasted sandwiches and paninis together with a variety of cakes, biscuits and croissants. Wide range of hot and cold drinks. Very comfortable surroundings with open...More

Thank Andrew S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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