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Porters Coffee Shop

19 Bridge Street, Helmsley, England
+44 1439 771555
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (49 reviews)
“cake” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Bridge Street, Helmsley, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Called in for a light snack and coffee having missed lunch. Obviously quite popular with the locals with two of the most comfortable settees in the houses being hogged by individuals taking full advantage of the free Wi-Fi while stretching out downing their solitary coffees....More

Thank Dennis T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Helmsley for a few days and came here twice. Nice homemade cakes and very good coffee. A warm welcome with plenty of staff so service was quick. Lots of chairs, including sofas and tables inside and a nice patio at the...More

Thank millefleurs2010
Reviewed 17 August 2018

One of many but nice enough coffee house. Prices are on the cheeky side but that applies to all of Helmsley. Thought it a bit off to be stacking chairs round customers because it was 4.50 and nearly time to go home!

1  Thank LincolnBest
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This is an ice cream parlour with two doors - a front one on to Helmsley's mighty market square, and a cute little side one from a courtyard. The ice cream flavours are controversial and stimulating - blue cheese ice cream, anyone? But the mainstream...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

First visit to Helmsley, found Porters just off main road, a nice shaded peaceful terrace with beautiful plants and surroundings. Ordered two lattes £7.30!!!!!! We live in Whitby so used to some things costing more in a tourist hotspot but £7.30 for two coffees took...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Greet venue Coffee excellent Cheese scone was tasty but a bit heavy for me. Plenty of cakes and scones to choose from. Prices ok

Thank Mix-m8
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We got a table outside in the garden which though small is very pleasant. A nice selection of cakes available. The staff were very friendly. Nice place to finish at when you visit Helmsley.

Thank 007smiler
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We stopped at Porter's coffee shop for a coffee and some cake before a walk to Rievaux abbey. I had a lemon and raspberry roulade served with a large dollop of cream and some strawberries. It felt very luxurious to sit in the sunlit garden...More

2  Thank freyarosewalker
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Visited Helmsley on a wet afternoon. Followed Trip Advisors advice and visited Porters Coffee Shop. Had a warm welcome, plenty of seating including sofas and rear terrace. Had a lovely cream tea which was reasonably priced. Service was excellent. Seems to be only one toilet...More

Thank blossomel44
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Dropped into Helmsley for a quick look around in the shops after visiting Pickering. Had a coffee n a cake outside in the covered back area. Very pleasant n helpful staff, a hot coffee n a tasty moist cake. Relaxing place even though it was...More

1  Thank 992lenaw
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Simon L
14 March 2018|
Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Try contacting the cafe
11 June 2017|
Response from MargaretW2223 | 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, 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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