From perfect pizza to cool cafés…

Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur or a tea-totaller, you’re bound to find somewhere to relax in one of Otley’s many cafés. With more than 30 to choose from in the town you can get an early-morning caffeine boost, a lazy cuppa and a cake with your pals at 11am, a lunchtime sandwich, or a delicious afternoon tea.

Most cafés are independently owned and absolutely unique, including ones with 1950s decor, dog-friendly offerings, one in a florists and even one with its own print workshop…

A Casa di Alessia

Now in its new home in Orchardgate with lots of seating, the traditional authentic Roman pizza slices and hot table to eat in or take away,  thoroughly deserved winner of Otley’s best new business award in 2015. A wonderful addition to Otley’s food scene. Now open earlier in the morning for that essential shot of coffee.

Orchard Gate Otley


Tuesday-Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm, Closed Sunday & Monday

Bloomfield Square

Bloomfield Square Coffee Shop

Located just outside the town centre opposite Sainsbury’s exit on Gay Lane, this speciality coffee shop serves cakes and sandwiches as well as offering both printing courses in letterpress and woodcut and having great rates for own hand-crafted cards, invites and posters.

For cyclists

Bloomfield Square is also cycle friendly… There are bike racks outside and a selection of locks inside if you forgot to bring one with you. The coffee and cakes provide excellent sustenance for riders, and Chevin Cycles is just around the corner.

28-30 Gay Ln, Otley LS21 1BR


Wednesday-Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm, Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm. Closed Monday-Tuesday

Café Café

Award winning coffee and food for the discerning

35, Newmarket


Tuesday-Thursday 9:00am-2400pm Friday, Saturday 10:00am-4:30pm Sunday-Monday Closed, except on Farmers' Market Sundays 10:00am-2:00pm

Casa Vitae

A florist with a difference. Designer Floristry, Speciality Espresso and delicious Yorkshire food. Home of the Otley Sandwich and all good things local.

16-18 Market Place


Monday - Friday 9:30am - 5:00pm, Saturday 10:00 - 5:00pm, Closed Sunday except on Farmers market Sundays

Cheerful Chilli Restaurant & Tea Rooms

Located half way up East Chevin Road, the Cheerful Chilli is proud of its vegetarian menu of wholesome and generous dishes from all over the world. All  food is freshly cooked and we are sure will get your taste buds going.

The tea rooms are a great place for refreshment after a walk on the Chevin at the weekend, and the restaurant is in an idyllic location.

Please book for the restaurant.

East Chevin Road, Otley, LS21 3DD


Tea Rooms: Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm, Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm, Restaurant Tuesday-Saturday from 6:30pm

Chippendale Tea Rooms

Once the home of Thomas Chippendale. Meals served all day from Breakfast to High Tea.
Come in for a warm Yorkshire Welcome

3 Bondgate


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8:30am - 4:30pm,. Sunday 9:30am-3:30pm. Closed Wednesday

Cockpit Farm Tea Rooms

A charming farmhouse cafe in a stunning North Yorkshire setting, the Cockpit Café is just outside Otley at Weston on the way to Askwith (a  setting in T.V.’s  Heartbeat). The café also provides a wonderful stop-off for walkers and cyclists and there are often chickens running loose in the large gardens.

Weston, Otley, LS21 2HS


Summer: Wednesday-Sunday (and Bank Holidays) 11:00am-4:00pm, Winter: Friday-Sunday 11:00am-4:00pm

Costa Coffee

Now open in Otley, Costa is part of a national chain……

42-48 Kirkgate


Monday - Saturday 7:00am - 6:00pm, Sunday 8:00am - 5:30pm


Sandwich and coffee shop on the main shopping street.

61-63 Kirkgate, Otley


Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, Saturday 8:00 - 4:30pm Sundays 10:00am-2:00pm

For the love of…..

For the love of...
Coffee and Cakes served in this shop run by the Donkey Sanctuary which also sells new and preloved articles.



Monday - Saturday 9:00 - 9:00am - 5:00pm, Sunday closed except on Farmers' Market Day

Gloucesters Tea Rooms

Tea Rooms, providing delicious food and high quality drinks in a relaxing and friendly atmosphere. We are also child friendly and attract lots of families.

22 Newmarket, Otley


Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-4:30pm, Closed Monday


Café in the shop of the famous sandwich and pie chain.

Always fresh, always tasty

Market Place


Monday-Saturday 7:00am-5:30pm, Sunday 9:30am-4:00pm

Groove Pad

A great new bar in Otley specialising in great beer, wine, spirits and coffee and open all day (and night). As its name suggests, Groove Bar specialises in vinyl with a great selection of albums to listen to in the bar or buy. Even bring your own favourites to listen whilst you enjoy a drink.

Live music will be a regular feature of the bar and soon to come to complement the albums for sale will be specialty T-shirts and comics

9 Orchard Gate LS21 3NX


Monday-Sunday 9:00am-midnight

Il Vicoletto


This  Italian café/restaurant  in Otley, serves real Roman cuisine with a chef from the Eternal City. Serving breakfasts, lunches and dinners from a changing menu which reflects seasonal produce, il Vicoletto adds authenticity to Otley’s restaurant scene.

The current menu includes highly recommended Uova Crocante (poached egg with Cannellini and Spinach Hummus and fresh tomato) for breakfast, as well as croissants and coffee, Paninis for lunch, and dinner includes Fiori di Zucca Fritti (fried Courgette flower) stuffed with Prosciutto and Mozzarella and Lamb Porchetta, as well as the traditional favourites such as Lasagne and Spaghetti Bolognese. Look out for the daily specials too.

Now with a licence and open for dinner 4 nights a week

9 Mercury Row, Otley LS21 3HE


Monday, Wednesday 10:00am - 10:00pm,(booking for dinner essential) Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am - 4:00pm, Friday, Saturday 10:00 am- 10:00pm (bookings preferred), Sunday 10:00 - 3:00pm

Java Coffee Bar (Ravello)

Coffee shop conveniently situated in the Kirkgate Arcade so you can sit outside if you wish whatever the weather

13–14 Kirkgate Arcade, Otley, LS21 3HW


Monday-Saturday 9:00am-4:30pm Sunday Closed

Leeds House Cafe

Why not enjoy your visit to Otley and indulge in some of the finest fresh ground coffee around, or
dine from our range of freshly prepared & locally  sourced menu.

 An ideal setting to sit back & relax.  

Market Place


Call for info

Little Corner of the World

Lovely little café on Boroughgate with a travel theme….Note that it stays open until 5:30 on weekdays and that luscious afternoon teas are available to order.

7 Boroughgate


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm,. Wednesday 10:00 - 3:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm. Closed Sunday

Maypole Fisheries

Maypole Fish & ChipsWe are a family run business, proud to be supplying the best fish and chips in Otley, West Yorkshire with a superb reputation. Our customers come from far and wide to experience our famous, tasty fish and chips. Take away and cafe.

28 Cross Green, Otley, LS21 1HD

01943 462625

Mon 4:30pm-9:00pm (shop only), Tues-Fri 11:30am-2:00pm & 4:45pm-10:00pm, Sat 11:30am-8:30pm, Sun Closed

Milk Bar Cafe and Bistro

Brightly renamed and refurbished café in Manor Square serving all the favourite light dishes, snacks and drinks and opening soon on Thursday to Saturday evenings for Bistro meals, English food with a Mediterranean twist.

14 Manor Square,Otley, LS21 3AP

01943 464599

Tuesday-Frirday 9:30am-3:30pm, Saturday 9:30 - 4:00pm Sunday 10:00am-3:30pm Monday closed


Wonderfully decorated and also selling works of art, the newly renamed Nostalgia offers home made cake, soup, sandwiches and delicious afternoon teas using fine  china.

The ownership and staff at Nostalgia is unchanged, just a new name




1 Bay Horse Court, Otley, LS21 3AP

07403 758519

Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm. Closed Sunday and Monday, BUT open on Farmers' Market Sundays (last Sunday of month)

O’Deli Prosecco and Deli Bar

O’Deli is a rustic Deli and Prosecco bar. Offering Fine Wines and Prosecco, plus guest Craft Beers.
Fresh Sandwiches, Platters and Homemade Soup. Takeout Food and Drinks, Homemade Cakes
Jams, Pasta, Oils and Balsamic. Gluten and Dairy free products.


4 Newmarket


Monday - Saturday 9:30am - 8:00pm, Sundays Closed except for Farmers' Market on last Sunday of month

Quench Coffee Shop

Cosy coffee shop located just down from Market Place


9 Market Street, Otley, LS21 3AF

07583 064191

Monday to Thursday 9:30am-3:00pm, Friday, Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm closed Sunday EXCEPT on Farmers' Market days (last Sunday of the Month)

Rafferty’s Cafe

Freshly made food in friendly surroundings


Wesley Street


Monday-Saturday 7:00am-2:30pm, Sunday Closed

Real Food Shop

Family food shop specialising in pies, sandwiches, roast chicken and cakes has a café in at its new location in Market Street


Market Street


Monday - Thursday 7:0am - 4:00pm, Friday, Saturday 7:00am - 4:00pm, closed Sunday

Rumblin’ Tum

We are a classic family owned British style café, established in 1989, and under current management for 14 years

9 New Inn Court, Otley


Monday-Saturday 8:30am-4:30pm, Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm

Salami & Co.

We’re Salami &Co. a dog friendly coffee house where human and hound can sit back, relax and watch the world go by together. As a husband and wife team we’ll be serving you a selection of freshly brewed coffees, homemade cakes and brunch inspired dishes.

And with Salami and Bagel (our daschunds) around we couldn’t forget your four legged friends, who can choose from a range of handmade pupcakes and biscuit bones.So, whether you’re a dog owner or not, come down and experience Salami & Co. for yourself.

Look at the extended opening hours to at least 6pm on weekdays, and open from 8am every day.

10 Market Place


Monday-Thursday 8:00am-6:00pm, Friday-Saturday 8:00am-8:00pm, Sunday 8:00qm-4:30pm


Shake offers over 200 varieties of Milk Shakes with almost as many varieties of smoothies, all freshly made for you. Also lots of ice creams and chocolates. Take away or sit in the shop


Market Street

Tuesday - Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm. Closed Monday and Sunday, but open on Farmers Market Sundays


Sift Café and Gallery 2

Lovely new vegetarian coffee shop in the heart of Otley, with vegan options always available

11 Manor Square, Otley

Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm, Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm, Closed Monday

The Courthouse

Otley’s own Arts and resource centre for everyone. The range of activities offered are second to none. Look at the website if you don’t believe us!!!!!

Also a lovely café serving sandwiches, cakes and drinks from 10-3 every day except Sunday


Courthouse Street


Monday-Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm. Open the last Sunday of the month 10:00-2:00pm

The Dales Café

Well established café in the centre of town

21 Market Street

01943 850980

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am-4:00pm, Wednesday 10:am - 3:00pm, Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm, Sunday Closed

The Pink Teapot

It’s not only the teapots that are pink….Quirky tea shop in Newmarket/Orchard Gate

Unit 4, New Inn Court, Otley,

07501 106329

Monday-Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm

The Wharfe


Traditional fish and chip shop on the way to and from Wharfemeadows Park into town with lovely café open 7 days a week

17 Bridge Street


Monday-Sunday 11:30am-9:00pm

Wharfemeadows Park Cafe

Café and Ice cream booth next to the playground in Wharfemeadows Park, now open 7 days a week, selling anything from breakfast through to dinner with tea, coffee, cold drinks cakes and sandwiches in between. Perfect after walking through the park or while watching the kids play in the playgrounds.

Public loos at the café which is now open 9am-7pm


Farnley Lane

Monday to Sunday 9:00am - 7:00pm