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White Rose bookshop cafe

Market place, Thirsk, England
+44 1845 524353
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Fabulous lunch

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie K
,
Leeds, United Kingdom
Great place to stop, browse and drink

Love this little cafe which has a sign on the door " Please come and use our Toilet facilities". It... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Davancar
,
Keighley, United Kingdom
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“book shop” (3 reviews)
“cake” (5 reviews)
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Market place, Thirsk, England
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+44 1845 524353
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Julie K
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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

Thank Davancar
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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

Thank mth1950
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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

Thank Artists P
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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

Thank BORELYK
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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

Thank AMWN
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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

Thank Glgrilly
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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.

Thank Sue48
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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.

Thank Karen S
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We have a cup of tea and a cake here from time to time. We always enjoy it. But especially when our little granddaughters are staying. It is so child friendly with a little table of toys and books and a wonderful garden and playhouse...More

Thank JRWThirsk
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Mar50n
16 November 2017|
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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
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