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White Rose bookshop cafe

Open Now: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Lovely surroundings lovely staff homemade food

A great little find, a traditional book shop n cafe. Lovely staff and lovely surroundings, food was... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Wigan, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fabulous lunch

Visited this charming bookshop today whilst visiting Thirsk Excellent lunch Inside and outside... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Julie K
Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
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“book shop”(4 reviews)
“cake”(5 reviews)
“paninis”(2 reviews)
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Market place, Thirsk, England
+44 1845 524353
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All reviews book shop cake paninis lovely staff well worth a visit browse books
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

A great little find, a traditional book shop n cafe. Lovely staff and lovely surroundings, food was tasty but the menu a little on the basic side well worth a visit for a lunch time snack though

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank parky117
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Visited this charming bookshop today whilst visiting Thirsk Excellent lunch Inside and outside seating Comfortable seating Friendly efficient staff Clean toilet Fabulous bookshop and greeting cards Will return

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julie K
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Love this little cafe which has a sign on the door " Please come and use our Toilet facilities". It gets people in, as does the cafe, and then you can't help but look at books. We stopped for a snack and love the place....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Davancar
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We called in to the Cafe where we have been once before. The staff are so friendly and helpful. The drinks and food are excellent and very good value. It’s great that you can browse the huge array of books that they have as well....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mth1950
Reviewed 23 January 2018

As bookshops go, there aren't many with individual personality, but this one has! It always reminds me of the one in the Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan film "You've Got Mail" as it is warm & quaint without being stuffy & dull. The café is okay too...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Artists P
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Today visited this lovely book cafe in thirsk town centre,ordered 2 coffees,with cake,cake was yummy yummy. I noticed the staff were making what I now know was a unicorn hot chocolate for a little girl opposite,it looked fantastic,a pink coloured hot chocolate with a tower...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Day trip on holiday combined with meeting with friends from home and we came upon this shop whilst looking for cards. We laughed at some of the great cards and then enjoyed a lovely lunch in the cafe. We had a mixture of sandwiches, toasties...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AMWN
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Stimulate your reading buds browsing a wonderful range of staff reviewed books then tingle your taste buds with fabulous cake and coffee and RELAX. White Rose Bookshop is one of my favourite places ever. Lovely staff, much encouragement to engage with children and a b...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Glgrilly
Reviewed 10 May 2017

What a find this place is, it s so relaxing sitting in the book shop drinking coffee and eating their delicious cakes. I had the best scone, jam and cream....yummy. The service is good and the staff were lovely.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sue48
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Nice selection of books and friendly helpful staff. Didn't try coffee shop but seemed popular. Definitely will do next time.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Karen S
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16 November 2017|
Response from Glgrilly | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry, I don’t know but I don’t recall seeing dogs there. There is a cafe nearby that really welcomes dogs on the same side of the road gong away from the market square