A unique self-service establishment staffed partly by volunteers, this cheerful and lively café and restaurant is housed in a deconsecrated 12th century church.
The usual hot and cold drinks, plus home-made cakes and biscuits (or tea with buttered toasted teacake). Hot meals are available, with a daily changing menu (e.g. Chicken Tikka, or Veggie Bake, various baked potatoes). They also do handy and filling hot snacks such as bacon or sausage sandwich with tea/coffee . Cappuccino at around half the price of Starbuck’s down the road.
Self service at the counter can take a while, particularly at busy periods
Upstairs coffee bar and small fair-trade shop.
As a Christian centre, this must be the only café in York with a free counselling service.
Tip Great place to bring kids. Lots of space and a children’s play area with toys and books. (Where the altar was, under an old board with The Ten Commandments!)
Tip Free wifi upstairs, except lunchtimes