Food and drink
Sourced from near and far, aside from probably the best collection of cheeses in town, the vast menu of oils and vinegars on tap; the olive varieties, cured meat and speciality York baked breads in the shop; soups, stews, sandwiches are also on offer in the cafe. Speciality teas, coffees (I like their cappuccinos) and hot chocolates help to wash it all down.
Their outstanding and local constructed pork pies are a winner for me as is their delicious Mr Moo’s ice cream.
Cosy in the cafe to say the least, if you haven’t been introduced to anyone in York before, the tiny confines mean you soon will.
Despite working in cramped conditions, staff provide a delightful combination of care, friendliness and knowledge of food.
Close to all the city centre attractions, this is an early member of the burgeoning ‘foodie’ establishments along Fossgate.
A top quality light lunch either in the cafe or as a picnic shouldn’t cost more than £8.00, though if you’re hungry it is difficult to leave the shop without spending much more such is the allure of shelves.
Tables to book
No bookings taken just get here early to grab one of the four inside tables or if it’s sunny and warm, I like to sit outside by historic The Merchants Adventurers Hall next door.
- Backpackers / Students
- Great views / scenery