The Little Coffee House
Selby is the birthplace of King Henry I, and if he were around today he would have a very bright jewel in his café crown called The Little Coffee House.
It’s a superb place where the staff make me feel really welcome, are always very friendly and have plenty of banter. It has a modern feel downstairs, whereas upstairs is classier with grand sofas and armchairs in which to sit and enjoy your cake and tea.
The Little Coffee House lives up its name, with plenty of fine coffee options as well as teas, soft drinks and hot chocolates. It also serves a good selection of hot food, including bagels and muffins that you enjoy with smoked salmon, poached/fried/scrambled eggs and bacon; huge salads for lunch; and jacket potatoes. Gluten-free bread is available too. In addition there are plenty of specials on the chalkboards dotted around the café walls. And of course there’s a super selection of homemade cakes – I tried the blueberry and pear cake, which was incredible!
The Little Coffee House is situated on the A19 heading into Selby with its magnificent abbey, and parking is available on and adjacent to this busy road.
The café is run by sisters Liz and Jane, who with their cheery and professional disposition, just make you want to go back soon for more tea and cakes.
By Ann Fugler, Yorkshire editor
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