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Serendipity Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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Norfolk House High Street | High Street, Leyburn DL8 5AQ, England
+44 1969 625632
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Sadly this place has lost its way, staff were rude and stuck up - unless you're spending hundreds in the shop they do not want to help. Will not be visiting again.

Thank Alice B
Ripon, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Each time we are in Leyburn we try to have lunch at Serendipity. The staff are very friendly and efficient and the food is lovely, although when we visited there was no soup left. The shop below is well worth a browse - we found some lovely things to buy..

Thank Linda148
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Service can be a bit slow, at times, but the staff are friendly and the food is always worth waiting for.

Thank Cynthia M
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We always visit this tea room / coffee shop/ lunches etc on our visits to the Dales. I had a tasty gruyere and red onion relish toasted sandwich. My daughter had a proper baked potato with beans and cheese and was asked if she would like the cheese melted. She also had a hot white chocolate drink with shafts of... More 

Thank Thirty_nine39
Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Stopped off on Sunday afternoon, had soup and coffee. Soup was lovely and good coffee. A nice place to drop by with some lovely items for sale in the shop.

Thank Team371
Orpington, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The cafe is in the shop, which sells a huge variety of gift and and unusual presents. Our friend who lives in Yorkshire visits the tea shop regularly and it is easy to see why. It is delightful, and the staff very friendly. We had lunch here before catching our train home to London. It was very tasty and we... More 

Thank juliaelizabethann
Darlington, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Always a great stop for lunch or afternoon tea. Just called in for a lovely cup of tea and fruit cake with Wensleydale cheese. Delightful. Always unusual flavoured soups to try. Pleasant surroundings, lovely staff and a great gift shop to browse.

Thank chrissiekite33
Brighouse, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We had a day out in Leyburn and called here for a lunchtime snack. All sorts of interesting items on the menu, we didn't know what to try. Ended up with spiced parsnip and pear soup lovely chunky brown bread. Palma ham sandwich, smoked salmon cream cheese sandwich, and an eye popping peach Bakewell tart. Prompt friendly service even though... More 

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Everytime we go over to Leyburn, we seem to start or finish at Serendipity! The coffee is nice, the service friendly, and the scones are tasty.

Thank arfhb
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Have been here many times and always enjoyed it but called today and I had a scone which was one of the worst scones that I have ever had and not the cheapest so very disappointing.

Thank martha973

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Cafe, British
Brunch, Lunch
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Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norfolk House High Street | High Street, Leyburn DL8 5AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Leyburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1969 625632

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?