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We serve breakfast and home cooked food daily. Our menu is seasonal and we use fresh locally sourced ingredients wherever possible. Our cakes are baked by local baker 'swirly sweet' and are to die for. We offer a full library service including issuing York Cards. We have a reading group the first Tuesday of every month, and a knitting circle every Wednesday at 1pm. Scrabble for fun is held every third Thursday and Crochet collective meet 2nd Sunday in every month. All abilities are catered for just turn up and join in. New groups are welcome just contact us to reserve your space. Children's activities, special events and parties available. Opening hours and food times vary with the park times…
Firstly, great location and nice to have a cafe at the park.
However, the food really lets the place down. Just isn't tasty at all. Tried scones, croissants, quiches. Definitely need to up their game on this front.
Plus, I had a glass of water...More
Love this place and regularly visit with my Granddaughters. Afraid this morning the cheese scone was dry and no taste of cheese very unappetising. Don't know if This is the norm. But a dry scone no.... Bit picky this review but they did have a...More
I don't often write negative reviews, but this place deserves one. The young girl at the counter (Sunday job?) was an exercise in cluelessness, and was only on planet Earth by the skin of her teeth. Her attempt to overcharge us by over 50% was...More
On a lovely sunny day the cafe in the park looked particularly tempting, with lots of people sitting on the balcony enjoying the views over the lake and park, and there is no doubt that this tearoom enjoys a splendid and very scenic location.
Called in on our walk into York what a wonderful park and we could see a cafe at the bottom with views over the park
Only 2.35pm and they had stopped serving hot food only cakes
I eyed up their extensive menu to be told...More
Love this cafe overlooking the ducks and geese on the pond in Rowntree Park. Books to browse and scones to munch, it's a favourite with the locals. Call in after a wander along the river to avoid the city centre crowds.