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Top tips for Cheltenham? A classic coffee and a lovely lido

I had been chomping at the bit to go to Cheltenham, ever since I learnt that the town has one of the last remaining great 1930s lidos in the UK. I took the plunge last week, but would I find … Continue reading

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Brilliant baristas in Birmingham this week – but where was the cake?

I almost didn’t make it to Birmingham this week for the regional ‘super-heat’ of the 2014 UK Barista Championships. With storms and snow forecast, the option of staying under the duvet in Yorkshire did seem more appealing at 6.30am on … Continue reading

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N for Northallerton, B for Bettys, C for Clervaux

The Fancy a Cuppa? tea room and coffee shop reviews normally focus exclusively on small, independent venues that are one-offs, run by local people with their own story to tell. For our visit to North Yorkshire’s county town, we decided … Continue reading

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