The Best Coffee Shops and Cafes in Huddersfield

Written by Jason Nesbitt Topics: App User Enjoy great coffee in Huddersfield with our list of terrific coffee shops in the West Yorkshire city

If you’re in need of a pick me up, Huddersfield isn’t short of great cafes to get your coffee fix. And in the post-gentrification age, we know that many people can be very particular about their coffees. 

So we’ve taken a look at the best coffee shops in Huddersfield town centre, and beyond, so you can hunt down the best brew. We’ve also taken into consideration the options for food and the ambiance too.

So whether you’re enjoying a day out in Huddersfield with family, or you are just searching for a good independent cafe – read on.

With that said, this list of the best coffee shops Huddersfield has to offer is in no particular order. 


8 Church Street, HD1 1DD

Coffeevolution is a terrific coffee shop in heart of Huddersfield

Coffeevolution jumps right into our list of best coffee shops in Huddersfield for their great barista crafted brews and excellent brunch selection. If you’re after a reliably excellent flat white, you’ll be happy here. The coffee is provided by their own sister company Bean Brothers (maybe that should be brother company?) – so you’re supporting a genuine local business too.

The menu features bagels, toasties and salads including some great veggie and vegan options. And of course you’ll find some great sweet treats too.

Espresso Corner

11 Kirkgate, HD1 1QS

Looking for lovely food to go with your coffee? try coffee evolution in huddersfield, west yorkshire

Just to prove that Huddersfield isn’t short of excellent coffee shops, Espresso Corner is literally a stones throw from our first entry. With lovely big windows looking out into the high street you can relax and people watch while enjoying a perfectly crafted barista coffee and toasted tea cake. 

Actually the menu at Espresso Corner offers some great classic brunch options such as bacon baps and avo on toast. 

Northern Tea House

36 King Street, HD1 2QT

Well known to locals for the stylish interior coupled with top notch brunch and, of course, excellent coffee, Northern Tea House has become something of a fixture on the high street since opening in 2015. When it comes to food, their brunch such as eggs benedict is hard to beat. And cake fans will be suitably impressed too.

Northern Tea House attracts a mixed crowd, from brunch buddies and shoppers to laptop workers. Definitely a contender for best coffee in Huddersfield.

And, if you visit Northern Tea House, be sure to show your LoyalFree app to claim your points toward a free coffee! Click Here Now to check out this deal (or download the LoyalFree app).

Arcade Coffee and Food

9 Byram Street, Byram Arcade, HD1 1ND

Nestled inside the lovely Byram Arcade, you’ll find Arcade Coffee and Food. And, as the name suggests, they do great coffee and food! When it comes to the hot drinks, Arcade Coffee is a definite contender for best coffee in Huddersfield. 

But for the food options, you’ll find excellent lunch options such as burgers and curries alongside the standard cakes and breakfast fare.

Caffe Venecia

43 Market Street, HD1 2HL

This Italian themed independent cafe is well located as a refuelling stop in Huddersfield city centre for those doing their weekend shopping or on the way to work. Expect excellent barista made coffee, top quality tea and Italian inspired snacks. 

They also have some very indulgent looking cakes for those after a sweet treat. And if you’re after something more filling, the menu at Caffe Venecia features classic British fare including bacon butties and an excellent fry up.

Caffe Venecia also features a small outside seating area where you can take your refreshments al-fresco and under cover.

Lost Property Coffee Shop and Kitchen

15 Byram Street, HD1 1DR

More than just good coffee - lost property kitchen offers a great menu and afternoon tea as well

If you’re looking for more of an event with your coffee, then head to the Lost Property Coffee Shop and Kitchen, perfectly located in Huddersfield town centre. You can, of course, just drop in for a cup of Joe to go (or drink in) But experiencing the afternoon tea is definitely a must for anyone looking for a fun thing to do in Huddersfield with friends or family…

Run by Paul Ellis, a local who has worked in various Michelin rated restaurants, the food is very much Instagram worthy and, of course, delicious. If you want to experience the afternoon tea, make sure to book ahead first.

Turntable Coffee and Vinyl

35 New Street, HD1 2BQ

Yes, you read that right… This town centre coffee shop offers great coffee, freshly prepared food including grilled cheese toasties (including vegan options) and kids meals, and – yup you guessed it – lots of vinyl records for you to browse. 

Even if you’re not here to dig in the crates, Turntable Coffee and Vinyl is consistently rated as one of the best cafes in town by locals. What other reason do you need to drop by and sample a brew?

Bex’s Cafe

72d Westbourne Road, HD1 4LE

Heading away from Huddersfield city centre is this gem of an independent coffee shop. Bex’s Cafe is a short walk from Greenhead Park and on the main road heading to the M62. But they are a definite choice for best coffee shop in Huddersfield thanks to their own roast coffee beans, quirky interior and excellent food.

Enjoy one of their fabulous cakes or check out their menu of well made classic dishes to go with your tea or coffee. And don’t forget to buy a bag of their own roasted coffee beans to go too!

Old George Coffee Shop

Wellington Mills, 70 Plover Street, HD3 3HR

The Wellington Mills complex houses offices, some residential apartments and this excellent coffee shop. Obviously popular with locals and office workers nearby, it’s definitely worth popping in if you happen to be out at this end of town and you’re looking for some delicious food and quality coffee.

Old George features a mouth watering array of cakes, plenty of top notch brunch options and of course, excellent coffee. They’re also dog friendly, and they even offer a puppacino for your furry companion…

Centre Coffee House

Cathedral House, St Thomas Road, HD1 3LG

Located in the Cathedral House complex is this fab cafe and bistro. Another option popular with locals and office workers, the Centre Coffee House offers some enticing breakfast and brunch options alongside good coffee. 

The space is also quite large and chilled out, so you can relax with your coffee and cake at your leisure.


22 Newsome Road, HD4 6NY

This cafe in the south of Huddersfield offers lots of great brunch options to go, including paninis and wraps, as well as cakes and cookies. And of course they also feature great barista made coffee too.

Pop in for coffee, come back for their excellent food!

Sons of the North

Brooks Mill, HD4 7NR

Based in the North Light gallery on the edge of Huddersfield is this excellent coffee shop. Offering views of Castle Hill, Sons of the North serve up indulgent breakfast, burgers, classic British dishes and of course, lots of lovely cake too.

The cosy atmosphere is perfect for a leisurely lunch or light bite. And with top quality locally roasted beans from Dark Woods Coffee, you’ll find this is definitely a contender for best cafe in the Huddersfield area.

Enjoy your coffee in Huddersfield…

As we’ve seen, there are no shortage of great cafes and coffee shops in Huddersfield. Here at LoyalFree we’re all about supporting local business, so make sure to check out these independent coffee shops in Huddersfield next time you’re looking for a caffeine fix.

And with the LoyalFree app, you can collect loyalty points and rewards to earn a free coffee, or use our app to discover what’s on in Huddersfield.

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