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The Gatehouse at Kirkstall Abbey

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Abbey Walk | Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
+(44)113 263 79915
Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:15
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for Lunch and a cup of tea, so glad we did sandwiches were very tasty and filling, came with crisps and salad, had a scone with Jam and butter had to share it as was very big,only gripe was the table was sticky x

Thank diver1954
Leeds, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I popped in here to refuel after spending a day walking around the abbey and surrounding areas. They had a great selection of homemade cakes, teas and coffees. Unfortunately they had sold out of all their tasty sounding sandwiches but the cakes more than made up for that! There is some seating outside but inside is so... More 

Thank rachietown
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Came in after a 4 mile walk from the train station as there was rain in the air. Lovely little place across the road from the abbey. I had a cappuccino and a piece of chocolate fudge cake. Both were very nice.

Thank Kathryn J
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We have been to the cafe before but we are aware of the cafe becoming so noisy and full of child minders therefore our group of relatives could not hear our conversation and the table was so sticky!!! Along with other people we had to leave after our initial cup of tea , not very clean and full of prams... More 

Thank 61summer
Leeds, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I cannot rate this tea room too highly. The staff are marvellous, excellent friendly people who serve delicious food with fine trimmings. We had soup and sandwich which was delicious. I rate this place as a great place to spend a day at. The abbey is just across the road and the museum itself is great especially for young kids.... More 

Thank Stephen C
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69 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The sandwiches are freshly made and come with a small salad and a few Crisps and are excellent. The food other people were eating also looked good. The setting is also part of the experience

Thank GoldenEagleTwo
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

After a walk around the Abbey, this was a lovely place to stop for a cuppa and a fresh scone. Warm and welcoming and quirky features.

Thank Harro2017
Hereford, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

The on site victorian museum is excellent. With shops houses pub and street. Each room contains old items set up to look like real victorian rooms. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip and the family enjoyed Santa. Did not use the Cafe. Well worth a visit.

Thank FinsFamily
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We had such a nice time here with our little babies. Food is simple but good. We didn't feel rushed and were greeted with big smiles. A walk round the grounds after really topped it off

Thank Frances W
Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Original old shops and contents, cobbled street, children's toys. Full of nostalgia. Also story of Abbey and area.

Thank elfriedahaley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:15
10:00 - 16:15
10:00 - 16:15
10:00 - 16:15
10:00 - 16:15
10:00 - 16:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abbey Walk | Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +(44)113 263 79915

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