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Basque berets, bridges, Egyptian teas and 140 year old cafés in Bilbao

We didn’t find any ‘specialist’, artisan or ‘third wave’ coffee in Bilbao, but the café that’s been going since 1871 more than made up for that, and the Egyptian tea room was full of oriental delights. I first came to … Continue reading

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The curse of Carlisle? Not on its tea rooms and coffee shops, or its cathedral

With a big McVitie’s factory on the edge of the city centre, I was kind of surprised that nobody was selling digestive biscuits to have with coffee or tea in Carlisle. It might be a nice gimmick, but I guess … Continue reading

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