Favourite tea shops

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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby Richard A Thackeray » 31 Jan 2014, 6:48pm

Richard A Thackeray wrote:1. 'Dunnies' (aka; 'Wharfe View Cafe') Otley
Down by the bridge that crosses the Wharfe
Huge portions, cheap prices - but don't expect any fancy interiors

You'll queue to get a seat inside in winter, & probably have no chance even outside on a summer weekend

As a guide to prices, last time I was there, I had;
Meat & Potato Pie (proper one, cooked/cut from a baking tray!), Chips (again - proper ones), Peas
Pint of tea
Rhubarb Crumble & Custard
This cost the total price of.......£4.50!!!!!!


Hope these 3 tickle the tastebuds?!
West Yorkshire Scenes. Otley. Wharfe View Cafe 1.JPG


Oh dear!!!
End of an era!!!

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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby colin54 » 3 Feb 2014, 9:33am

Pictures of the last day at 'Dunnies' taken yesterday morning, queueing out the door
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, packed out with bikes, scooters, motorbikes, cars, pedestrians and photographers ! Good luck to all the staff,and I believe the owners are retiring, so wishing them a Happy Retirement and thanks for getting me 'up the hill' a few times; sad day.

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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby Richard A Thackeray » 3 Feb 2014, 2:07pm

colin54 wrote:Pictures of the last day at 'Dunnies' taken yesterday morning, queueing out the door
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, packed out with bikes, scooters, motorbikes, cars, pedestrians and photographers ! Good luck to all the staff,and I believe the owners are retiring, so wishing them a Happy Retirement and thanks for getting me 'up the hill' a few times; sad day.



Was working, or I'd have been there myself!!

'Getting you up the hill'?!?!
I'm not sure I'd like to try riding up East Chevin after eating in there...................
Leeds Road was bad enough, after pie, chips & peas!
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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby colin54 » 8 Feb 2014, 9:51pm

I decided to give the recently opened Mamma's Cafe in Victoria Rd Guisley a try the other day.It's the building with the red sign in the background,
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I couldn't resist putting the breakfast 'A' board in the picture. Nice fresh decor with three stools at counter by the front window . there is seating at the back of the cafe, total capacity 14 persons. The lady owner said bicycles may be parked around the back for safety, entry round the corner off the main drag ( Otley Rd A65, to the right of where this picture is taken from ).
It's a nice friendly place, with very reasonable prices. I just had a pork pie and a coffee, a nice locally made pie, excellent. I liked the ladies comment, 'we don't sell anything we wouldn't eat ourselves', proper ! I'll go back and try a breakfast soon, it's a handy 'fuelling' stop if you're going over Hawksworth moor.
Closed on Sundays and closes at 1.30 Saturdays.Tel ;01943 870812, they are on Facebook; Mammas Cafe or http://www.mammascafe/info .

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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby Richard A Thackeray » 10 Feb 2014, 2:37pm

colin54 wrote:Closed on Sundays and closes at 1.30 Saturdays


Oh dear!!!!
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Postby Philip Benstead » 15 Mar 2014, 5:55pm

Went in to this place seem nice unfortunately closed on Sundays

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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby Vorpal » 17 Mar 2014, 9:41pm

Sad day....

Specialties Tea Rooms in Stisted have announced that they will close. This weekend is the last one because the owners are retiring, Sunday 23rd March at 4pm.

:( I will never eat a home baked cake there again. :(

Thanks Sean & Carole for nice cakes, hot tea, & towels on wet days.
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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby drossall » 17 Mar 2014, 10:15pm

Very bad news for Ugley Audaxers :(

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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby alpgirl » 28 Mar 2014, 11:03pm

Gorgeous new cafe in Cheshire. Gorgeous cakes and tea out of china cups, and it is a charity cafe. Very welcoming to cyclists. Would highly recommend.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Blue ... 6162079066

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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby daveanmucker » 3 May 2014, 9:33am

The Fettlers wharf cafe in Rufford has been taken over by Taste Buds from Mere Brow, so the superb home made pie and mushy peas is available in Rufford now.

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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby Vorpal » 3 May 2014, 9:50am

drossall wrote:Very bad news for Ugley Audaxers :(


If you want something else in the area, Greenstead Farm Shop does nice cream teas http://www.greensteadfarmshop.co.uk/

They do occasionally do a roast dinner on Sundays. If you go there on a roast dinner day, it's best to book in advance, as it gets very busy.

There's also Petersfield Antiques Centre cafe, though I hesitate slightly to recommend it. Several cycling clubs go there, but the service tends to be slow; it's not too good for a groups that just wants to eat and get back on the road.
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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby Robin549 » 22 May 2014, 3:58pm

Not sure if it's been mentioned yet, but I love the Grasmere Tea Rooms. We've called in many a time whilst cycling in the Lake District and it's always just as wonderful as we remember it to be! Always busy, but if you can get a spot on the balcony outside you won't want to move for the rest of the afternoon :) Anyone else been there?

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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby JohnW » 22 May 2014, 10:41pm

Robin549 wrote:Not sure if it's been mentioned yet, but I love the Grasmere Tea Rooms. We've called in many a time whilst cycling in the Lake District and it's always just as wonderful as we remember it to be! Always busy, but if you can get a spot on the balcony outside you won't want to move for the rest of the afternoon :) Anyone else been there?


Yes - and I agree absolutely.

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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby oldroadrunner » 10 Jun 2014, 11:21pm

This place opened up 2 weeks ago http://www.justvintage.co.uk/ and our group visited today.

The lady who has opened the establishment has obviously gone out of her way to attract the cycling fraternity in the Ribble Valley. Very good service and the quality of her home made cakes was excellent. Real tea comes in loose-leaf tea infusers (is that the right word?) and the price is more than competitive with other local cafes .There is seating outside as well as within and it is open Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Saturday and Sunday (with full 7 day opening coming fairly soon). Several nearby cafes are closed on Tuesdays so this is a useful additional option for our group.

For those that know the Clitheroe area,it is on Twitter Lane about half way between the sanctum sanctorum of real ale breweries (Bashall Barn) and the Lower Buck at Waddington.
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Re: Favourite tea shops

Postby Sweep » 15 Jun 2014, 6:09pm

"yet only 3 miles from Clitheroe" it says on the web site intro.

Makes it sound like a throbbing metropolis :)
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