A comfortable first-floor tea/coffee shop, at the top of Skinner Street, also serving light lunches. On the ground floor, there's a retail outlet (which has been open for over 140 years), offering about 200 bakery items. These include various cakes, including Simnel at Easter; Yorkshire Curd Tart, Yorkshire Plum Bread, and Whitby Gingerbread.
Pork pies, made with free-range pork from Charles Ashbridge of Cold Kirby, are particularly recommended. A Mail Order service operates.
If you enjoy cooking take a minute to look at ‘Simon Scrutton French Cookery Classes’ on Google – and learn how to make top class bistro-style dishes. Suitable for beginners upwards. Small classes.
- Open: Mon-Sat 8.30-17.30
- Closed: Sun. Mon (between Oct & May)
ProductsBiscuits - sweet Bread Cakes - home-made style Cakes - special occasion Christmas Cake Eccles cakes Hampers Hot Cross Buns - sometimes only before Easter Japs/Japonaise Meringues Plum Bread Pork pies Yorkshire Bracks