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Mama Doreen's Emporium

31-33 Cold Bath Road, Harrogate HG2 0NL, England
+44 1423 313282
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cupcakes” (70 reviews)
“quiche” (50 reviews)
“sandwiches” (96 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
31-33 Cold Bath Road, Harrogate HG2 0NL, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had the gin afternoon tea - it was all delicious maybe the jelly was a little strong for our taste but everything else was superb. The soup and tiny Yorkshire pudding were delicious - the girl who served us was fantastic as a few...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Absolutely nothing special about this cafe and can not understand what all the fuss is about in their reviews. Firstly we bought a voucher for afternoon tea for two which we asked to last over a 6 month period. When it arrived it said it...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a late lunch today... most enjoyable I avoided the cakes but looked fab!!! We have the soups and I followed with bake potato with coronation chicken most enjoyable with friendly staff and clean cafe

Thank mchawkins1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A gentle 5 minute stroll from the Cenotaph and Betty's. You will not be disappointed by the superb fare at Betty's but you will be blown away by the offerings of Mama's, at a fraction of the cost. We have sampled many afternoon tea's, normally...More

1  Thank tiltonboy2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Afternoon tea for two with my partner, including something cold and bubbly! Great service from the ladies, can’t thank you enough for making India’s day

Thank Haydn H
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Well what a place, light,airy and very clean. With such friendly and attentive staff. The food arrived very quickly and wow what a feast. The afternoon tea had so many different items I couldn't decide what to try first. The cheese scone with the chutney...More

Thank Jules T
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I have been wanting to try this venue for a while since passing by some time ago. I know it's a small independent business in a very competitive market, as Harrogate has so many tearooms but I can only be honest with my review. I...More

Thank Nikii B
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This is my third visit to Mama Doreens. Every visit has been exceptional with attention to detail. My son is not only gluten intolerant, but also dairy intolerant which often causes a fuss at many eating establishments. Not here. No fuss at all. He was...More

Thank TanyaB78
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Past this place so many times and thought would sample their ‘afternoon tea’ specialty. What a disappointment! There are two rooms and we were placed in the second room furthest away from the entrance. It’s decor is ok but there are nicer places in Harrogate....More

Thank BSTY2018
Jessica W, General Manager at Mama Doreen's Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us – we read and appreciate all the feedback we receive, as it helps us continue to grow and improve. As you can see by the many positive reviews, we have a loyal customer...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

First time in Harrogate. Greeted warmly by Jessica and Poppy, given excellent advice on choice from menu and plumped for scones with strawberry and champagne jam and clotted cream and a selection of delicious cakes. Scones were melt in the mouth and the cakes were...More

Thank Donald K
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30 May 2018|
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Response from Jules T |
There are plenty of options other than afternoon tea. You can choose a portion of the sandwiches on the afternoon tea, also have jacket potatoes with various toppings, Paninis,homemade soup or as you suggested brunch type... More
24 January 2018|
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Response from TheGoldenOldies | Reviewed this property |
As above £15.50 we were lucky to have been given vouchers and it said on it to book ..A real must as it was fully booked. Much better quality and cheaper than Betty's !
25 October 2017|
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Response from Steve P | Reviewed this property |
There is on street parking directly outside and disabled bays opposite should you need them. Metered parking is available a short distance away in the town centre
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31-33 Cold Bath Road, Harrogate HG2 0NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 313282
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