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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%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (36 reviews)
“cake” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Bridge Street, Helmsley, England
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

It is a while since we visited Porters but this is the right time of year to go and enjoy their roaring fire. Toast and coffee were as good as ever and the service was fine.

Thank td2traveller
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Popped,in as we had just arrived,in the area. The lady who served,us wasn't terribly friendly and for some inexplicable all the toasted sandwiches,were,served with salad, which was lovely, except for our sons girlfriend, who had a bacon toastie To be fair we could have queried...More

Thank Rachels885
Reviewed 28 December 2017

As well as great coffee - Porters offers you really good home-cooked food, comfy seating, a real open fire on cold days - and friendly staff! On warm days you can sit outside but still under cover.

Thank thestickman315
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Good coffee, open fire, comfy settees with newspapers and magazines. There is usually even a choice of GF cakes.

Thank David S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent. Friendly & welcoming - so important! Plus great coffee. Welcomes dogs - this is the future!!

Thank cannychad
Reviewed 3 November 2017

A few years have passed since our last visit but nothing has changed except perhaps the prices! Same attentive and friendly banter coupled with excellent food. A pleasure to spend time especially if you can secure a table where the roaring fire is.

Thank jamesbroughton1942
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Visited this cafe with friends . A pleasant cafe that is very clean and tidy . A nice touch is the fire with comfortable sofas . The coffee was very nice as was the chocolate roulade that I had . Very prompt service and friendly...More

Thank drajab
Reviewed 28 October 2017

You get a choice here of either sitting outside (round the back) or inside. Plenty of space and there always seems to be a free table. Coffee is good and the sandwiches are offered in a range that includes some interesting choices - including toasties...More

Thank imacbeth
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Porters coffee shop is a gem and really worth a visit. Coffee, cakes and particularly toast is of exceptional quality. Any time of day is good but breakfast there is a great way to start your day. We also bought their sandwiches for our journey...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We have visited Porters on 4 occasions now, and every time it has been wonderful. Great Coffee and cakes. the Pastry on the tarts is so light a crumbly. You will not be disappointed. Staff are so friendly and cannot do enough to help. We...More

Thank Nick B
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11 June 2017|
Response from Margaret W | Reviewed this property |
sorry I can't remember as I was on holiday at the time. What I can remember is that the food was lovely. suggest you contact them direct for menu options
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Restaurant Details

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