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Calder Holmes Park, Hebden Bridge, England
+44 1422 847626
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:30 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

22 Flavours of good ice cream that benefits greatly from not being too sweet. Well worth a visit on a hot day but big queues and slow service from a moody teenager when I went.

Thank JimJimmeney
Halifax, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We queued for nearly 40 minutes to get an ice cream from this cafe on a hot, sunny weekend in early April. There was only one girl serving and the queue moved incredibly slowly so we were really hoping that the ice cream better be some of the best we had tasted in order to justify our long wait! We... More 

Thank Harlequin33
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for a full English breakfast and wow, what a breakfast! All cooked to order so very fresh and staff were fantastic. Will defo come here again if we're ever in the area visiting again. 10 out of 10 x

Thank Barbara H
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I popped here for a sweet treat and a coffee on the way home after lunch in a nearby pub and we're delighted we did. Great selection of hot drinks, I had a latte and the chocolate brownie/buns were heavenly. Such lovely friendly staff as well. We'll definitely pop back and probably with the kids as they... More 

Thank Opinions-mattr
1 review
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Good staff food and a genuine good business, like the idea of diffrent types of ice cream as well really good for the summer

Thank Wilbur321
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

A cafe that serves great coffee, veggie and vegan food, allows dogs, plays good music, is friendly and welcoming IN A PARK??!! This is sooooo hebden bridge !!😍

2 Thank ManchesterTreacle
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2016

nice food and lovely owners but an incredible wait for food, been here alot and it's always the same. I think the kitchen is too small for the menu they offer

1 Thank crimson1994
1 review
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Nice drinks. However toilet is very poor and need improvement. There is a 2" hole in the door where a lock has been removed and the toilet seat hinge is broken. Very nice position tho. Just needs a small bit off tlc

Thank David T
Halifax, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Came here on a sunny afternoon with my 5 year cousin and husband. We'd planned a trip to HebdenBridge and found this cafe with good reviews om Tripadvisor so said we'd try it for lunch. Small little cafe but nicely decorated. Quite a nice menu with a few different items but as we were wanting to sit outside on the... More 

Thank Delly1992
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

was nice and pleasant lovely home made cake for coeliac staff were nice and polite has a clean toilets

Thank Pauline P

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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
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calder Holmes Park, Hebden Bridge, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Hebden Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1422 847626
We are a small and friendly, community centric cafe that strives to meet the needs of the 'Park People'. We are located in the old pavillion in Calder Holmes Park, with the river on one side and the beautiful canal on the other. We serve quality food from a simple but varied menu with meat and vegetarian options, the ingredients for which are locally and ethically sourced. Choose from a range of freshly prepared sandwiches and salads, fresh fruit smoothies, great fairtrade and organic coffee, the tasty Park Life Burger, falafel pitta or a good ol' bacon butty! We offer 22 exciting and enticing flavours of local dairy ice cream that is served from our hatch at the side of the cafe building. Sit inside and listen to some good tunes, read from our bookshelf or flick through one of the interesting magazines we subscribe to. Or just look out the window, out across the old bowling green and watch the birds busy in the treetops. We pride ourselves on our strong community ethos (having been qualified youth and community workers in another life!) and work closely with the Friends of Calder Holmes Park to try and improve and develop the park, a valuable and dynamic public space.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?