Our Café in the middle of the bookshop is open 7 days a week: 9am-5pm weekdays, 10-5pm Saturdays, 10-4pm Sundays. (Opening hours are the same as the bookshop). Thinking of bringing a group of 10 or more? Please call us ahead to book, 01547 530744
Even if you don’t like books, there is always a reason to come to Aardvark!
We are pleased to say our Aardvark Café remains a popular venue where you can order your tea, coffee and cake, or a light soup lunch, perhaps with a croque-monsieur, and have them brought to you as you browse among the specialist art, cookery and gardening books in the bookshop downstairs.
We serve fine leaf teas and excellent quality coffee from local suppliers:
Teas are provided by Claire Trumper of Trumpers Teas, a local tea merchant in Hereford, whilst Coffee comes from Highground Coffees, which supplies us with excellent Fair Trade coffee. The decaffeinated coffee is produced by the waterwash method, which preserves the flavour and ensures a better quality decaffeinated drink.
Melting Hot Chocolate, and more soft drinks… We now have Marimba Melts delicious Dark, Milk or White Hot Chocolate, and we do a wicked Junior Hot Chocolate with whipped cream, marshmallows and chocolate buttons! Popular in summer are Organic Appleteme apple juice, bottled soft drinks and much more.
SOUPS (served with Swift’s bread, and butter)
Selection subject to availability, we usually have a selection of 3 or 4 different soups.For our events, homemade vegan, gluten-free soup is usually available. Gluten-free bread is available, please ask.
AND, DON’T FORGET THE CROQUE MONSIEURS!
Our toasties with tasty cheese and juicy ham are served with a choice of chutney. Made with Swift’s Bakery granary sliced bread. Can be varied: cheese only, ham only, cheese & tomato, ham & tomato, or the Croque Royale combination of Cheese, ham AND fresh tomato… excellent value as a lunch snack, or at any time of day!
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