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We area an AWARD WINNING independent,family run business. We are the Flavours of Herriot Country ~ Tea Room of the Year 2019. The BookCafe is spread over two floors of shopping space. We sell books, gifts, cards, maps, and have a large Cafe and outdoor terrace area, with child friendly garden & a Bike Rack. We pride ourselves on our friendly, personal service to all our customers. Our Cafe has Waitress Service, and the meals are freshly made, using locally sourced produce wherever possible. We are open 7 days per week. Unfortunately we do not allow dogs into the BookCafe or the Garden.
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What did you think of White Rose Books & Coffee Bar?
There are a wide assortment of books and other things in this place, alongside a lovely cafe which I have now introduced to friends and family. The cakes are amazing and the sandwiches delicious too. Well worth a visit
We regularly visit Thirsk and always try and visit the White Rose. The breakfast sandwiches are perfect and it is always such a lovely friendly place to call into. You are made to feel really welcome. Highly recommend.
A wonderful combination - excellent small restaurant and lovely book store. We came here fo a light lunch but ended up having sandwiches, pannini's and terrific desserts. We tried both the carrot and the Temple cakes. Definitely first rate.
Two of us had tun and...More
My wife and I visited the coffee bar yesterday and wasn't disappointed soup of the day was parsnip and Honey it came piping hot and plentiful with a warm roll and butter a toasted teacake 2 pots of piping hot tea and extra boiling water...More
I love a cafe in a book shop, it combines 2 of my greatest passions. I had courgette and stilton soup and it was really lovely.
The pot of tea for two was good and strong and came with extra hot water which is a...More
Date of visit: October 2018
695CarolineN, Public Relations Manager at White Rose Books & Coffee Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018
We are so happy that you loved the soup, and appreciated the extra hot water with your tea. Thank you for writing such a nice review. We look forward to seeing you again. thanks. Caroline
We were recommended to try this cafe and it certainly lived up to the recommendation. It was at the back of a lovely bookshop. The very friendly waitress asked us to take a seat and said she would be along to take our order. We...More
While visiting the market town of Thirsk, one of our favourite days out, we called into White Rose Books and Cafe. We were ready for a it stop and called in for a coffee, the staff were lovely and we had an enjoyable drink. After...More
Date of visit: June 2018
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695CarolineN, Public Relations Manager at White Rose Books & Coffee Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018
Thank you for your lovely review. We will let the Team know, it is always great to get such positive feedback. Thanks once again & we look forward to seeing you soon. Caroline