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Rowntree Park Reading Cafe

Micklegate Ward, York


What's at Rowntree Park Reading Cafe?
Borrow from a selection of over 1,000 books, including the latest fiction, non fiction and children's books (selected with the help of the Friends of Rowntree Park)
Sit and browse the daily newspapers and enjoy a selection of lifestyle magazines whilst you relax
Enjoy scenic views from our balcony, overlooking one of York's most beautiful parks

*A weekly knitting group on Wednesday 1pm informal for novices to super knitters.
*A monthly book group the first Tuesday of each month at 2pm, new members always welcome.
*Breakfast from 9am and a great lunch menu of wholesome, local and quality fresh produce served until 2.30pm.
*Take away drinks
*Delicious cakes including a daily gluten free choice
*Children's books and a baby changing making it a great facility for all the family
*Free wi-fi access
*Bookings taken for celebrations including childrens birthdays.

Every Wednesday is ‘Wordless Wednesday’ all patrons welcome but we ask you to respect the rules and consider those around you.

On any occasions where the park is closed due to flooding, access to Rowntree Park Reading Cafe will be maintained through Richardson Street.

The opening hours change throughout the year according to the seasons and the opening hours of the park itself. Up to date opening hours and details of any events can be found on the facebook page Rowntree Park Reading Cafe.
Facebook: Rowntree park Reading Cafe
Twitter: @RPReadingCafe

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01904 551489


Rowntree Park Lodge, Richardson Street, York, YO23 1JU

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    Last updated: 28/10/2016

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