‘...a template for what an independent bookshop should be ’
– Country Life

Contact: 01547 530 744

Business Hours:
Mon - Fri: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sat: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sun: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Aardvark Café

We are sorry, the Café at the delicious heart of the bookshop will be closed from Saturday 21st March until further notice, due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Read more about the history of the café below: in the meantime, we are offering coffee and coffee beans for sale by mail-order.

Call us on 01547 530744 if you would like us to send you some coffee!

Ground Coffees supplied by High Ground; Fairtrade, medium roast, flavourful ground coffee. We have in stock:  (in order of strength of flavour, mild to strong):

Papua New Guinea - mild, unusual, morning coffee
Colombian De-Caffeinated -The "Lord Byron": a special water-wash decaffeinated coffee, no chemicals used.
Colombian - mild, rounded, most enjoyable
Kenyan Blue Mountain - rounded, smooth, a delightful coffee
Sumatran - perhaps our most popular medium-strength coffee
Brazilian/Honduras blend - strong flavour, full-bodied.

If you like our Aardvark Coffees, you can buy 227g packs in the café, for £6.50 per bag plus postage, and £7.50 per bag for the Colombian De-caffeinated coffee.

We also sell Bassanio Coffee Beans, Price: £8.50 per pack of 500g, or £17 per kilo, plus postage.


Our Café is now CLOSED.