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Cafe cocoa

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6 Smiddy Hill, Pickering YO18 7AN, England
+44 7908 112087
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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We visited this cafe earlier this month during a trip to North Yorkshire. It was a bitterly cold day but the café was warm and the owner was welcoming and friendly. My wife had a tuna sandwich and I had a sausage sandwich. The sausage was sourced from a local butcher. The quality of the food was first class and... More 

Thank Keith W
Stafford, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We were not attracted by the exterior but the menus were impressive and it was cold and wet The owner \manager ? gave us a friendly welcome and ran us through the locally sourced and mostly homemade soups ,sandwiches ,main meals ,savouries, cakes and desserts on offer and left us to decide while he made sure that a family with... More 

Thank John M
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The owner was very friendly and chatty, we had sausage rolls and chutneys, the sausage rolls were the best I've tasted, highly recommended.

Thank Bob F
Hull. England
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269 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Visited here while on the war weekend. Had coffees and sausage sandwich and toasted tea cake. I managed 4 cups of tea out of my teapot with the hot water provided.. All very tasty. Lovely vintage feel to the place everyone very friendly. Owner suggested if we wanted to come back for lunch it was best to book so we... More 

Thank shazzy39
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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here again this week with my partner and was greeted like an old friend. We had a lovely cheese scone, veggie roll and opera cake. My tea was excellent and my partner is still talking about her hot chocolate. Will be going back very soon. John and Jill

Thank John H
Sarah T, Owner at Cafe cocoa, responded to this review

John H Very kind of you to take the time to review our business . The veggie roll is one of only two products we buy in ,everything else is baked on the premises including the opera cake and cheese scone so we are thrilled that you enjoyed the choices you made. We hope to see you again soon Graham&Sarah More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Having had a wander around pickering and past several eateries, we spotted this one across the green, what a great find and worth the effort of continuing part the others. Very attentive staff, lovely vintage feel to the interior, and the food, freshly made and delicious.

Thank thompma30
Sarah T, Owner at Cafe cocoa, responded to this review

thompma30 We are so pleased you managed to resist the temptation of all the other excellent cafes Pickering has to offer and arrive at ours . Having made the effort to stroll that little bit further it is good to know you were rewarded with an enjoyable lunch. Thank you again for paying us a visit and taking time to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Situated just past the church, came across Cafe Cocoa whilst on train trip from Whitby. Then stopped off for breakfast on way home. Really nice food and service both times. Would highly recommend- miss out the cafes in the main street and head here

Thank abandit63
Sarah T, Owner at Cafe cocoa, responded to this review

abandit63 Very kind of you to review our business . Pickering town has a large amount of eateries and we are always enquiring as to the reasons why customers/visitors choose to come and use our facilities when we are the opposite end of town to the steam railway station. We are really pleased that not only did you find us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Having been camping for several days and woken up early, I was very hungry by the time we got to Pickering. Not fancying a greasy fry up, Cafe Cocoa offered a delicious and healthy omelette which really hit the spot! Not only was the food fresh and tasty, the coffee was very good and the service impeccable. We spent a... More 

Thank Hannah M
Sarah T, Owner at Cafe cocoa, responded to this review

Hannah M Thank you for taking time to review our business. we are so pleased we had something on the menu that satisfied your needs and more importantly, it was enjoyable. We hope you pay us another visit when passing through. Kind Regards Graham&Sarah More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Yes - they really do deliver your order across the road to the green! On a sunny day what a great way to have a light lunch - sitting on one of a number of park benches eating very generous sandwiches and watching the world and its dogs go by. Great stopping off place for lunch or for a break... More 

Thank Nigel T
Sarah T, Owner at Cafe cocoa, responded to this review

Nigel T Really pleased you enjoyed your take away sandwiches on the green, it really is a perfect place to enjoy a relaxing lunch. As we are quite a small café we are very fortunate that lots of our customers are more than happy to have lunch delivered to them on the green. Thank you for your review and for... More 

Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We visited here and wrote a review in 2014 so being in need of a full breakfast early morning we called in again. Another warm friendly welcome and an excellent breakfast for both of us, next time we are going to call in later and try those fabulous looking home made cakes. Lets see if you remember us next time... More 

Thank Mike J
Sarah T, Owner at Cafe cocoa, responded to this review

Mike Great to see you both again in Pickering and our café. Its good to know that you enjoyed your second visit as much as your first. We hope to see you both again soon and wish you a healthy 2017 Thanks for your review Kind Regards Graham&Sarah More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$7
Soups, Cafe, British
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Smiddy Hill, Pickering YO18 7AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Pickering
  • Phone Number: +44 7908 112087
A small café, with seating downstairs dog friendly, upstairs seating with views over the gardens. Varied menu, gluten free, vegetarians catered for, takeaways. Outside catering, private dining, business meetings, buffets can be arranged all pre bookable.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?