New cafe opening in Doncaster Frenchgate store

A brand new cafe is set to welcome its first customers this Friday (May 28).

Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 7:40 am

The cafe will be open in Waterstones in the Frenchgate.

Bookshop manager Joe Whittington said: “We have been running our own bookshop cafés successfully for a number of years now, with a total of 76 cafés across the country, and are delighted to finally have the opportunity to do so in our Doncaster shop, taking over the running of our in-house café from Costa.

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The serving area

"Coffee and books are a perfect match and we can’t wait to safely welcome our customers to our beautiful new bookshop café.

“As with our bookshops, the café will be opened in line with current government Covid-secure guidelines, including among other measures, social distancing, hand sanitisers and table sanitising routines.

“The café is located on our first floor with a beautiful view of Doncaster Minster and provides a lovely space for our customers to relax with a good book and good coffee and food.”

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There's plenty of socially distanced seating