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Cromwell's Cafe

1 Mauds Yard, Pontefract WF8 1AQ, England
+44 1977 702702
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (6 reviews)
“coleslaw” (3 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Mauds Yard, Pontefract WF8 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

So, you're visiting Pontefract, or starting work early, and you want to set yourself up for the day. You're priorities, in no particular order, are that your breakfast should be i) filling, ii) tasty, and iii) affordable. Well, look no further. Twice last week we...More

Thank Cycle_for_Pleasure
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We just happened to wander down Maud's Yard, a snicket off the market place and stumbled on Cromwell's Cafe. We peeped inside and it was full despite two floors, so we had to give it a try, and were so glad we did. The menu...More

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Visited Pontefract by coach on Sunday for the Licorice Festival and came across CROMWELLS. The place was full at lunch time (obviously popular) with a lively atmosphere. Staff were very friendly and I had a really tasty and beautifully cooked meal. I would definitely visit...More

Thank avrambler
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My parents have been several times and really enjoyed it. We all went today and the menu is great. Im vegetarian and was totally spoilt for choice, which is unusual for a cafe. The food was excellent. We all thoroughly enjoyed. The staff were so...More

Thank Storey1
Michael P, Manager at Cromwell's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Many thanks that nice to here you all enjoyed your visit we hope to see you back soon Michael and the team at Cromwells

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Pleasant cafe ; just a bit crowded but then it's obviously popular . Had a good lunch there yesterday and almost couldn't do justice to the Yorkshire portions . My 'ploughman's' was tasty and had a number of different ingredients . The glass of wine...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

This small local cafe hidden away down a side alley from main pedestrian zone is a treat to visit. Very period décor with great food served by great staff. I would highly recommend a breakfast there or a cuppa with a piece of one of...More

Thank Neil G
Michael P, Owner at Cromwell's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Many thanks Neil Glad you enjoyed your visit hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I'd been told about this place from a friend so decided to give it a go and definitely wasn't disappointed. I took my mum for lunch yesterday, I had steak from the specials board, which was cooked perfectly, and my mother had the chicken pie...More

2  Thank Rob B
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Cromwells is a favourite for me and my friends. The service is fantastic, the staff are so friendly you get a real family feel and the food is TO DIE FOR. Real hearty, classic meals offered with generous portions for a very good price. The...More

1  Thank alicemace
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Such a shame to post such a negative review! This place should carry a health warning and maybe even have bouncers on the door to protect customers from the staff!! Dare to complain and feel the wrath of the staff and the manager. For almost...More

4  Thank MRBespokeUK
Michael P, Guest Relations Manager at Cromwell's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Thank you both for your feedback, however unfortunately none of the above is true representation of what took place. I have become aware of your personal vendetta against a waitress in which you both name but none of the staff wear name badges so this...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

Friendly staff who take good care of the customers. As I was trying to control weight had a light lunch of Smoked Mackerel and Salad washed down with a good pot of tea complete with a jug of hot water to top it up. Followed...More

2  Thank ferrybridge47c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Mauds Yard, Pontefract WF8 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Pontefract
  • Phone Number: +44 1977 702702
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