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Welcome Back to Our Cafe: A New Beginning with Exciting Improvements!

I’ve always loved food and I’m always hungry! Growing up, homemade food prepared from scratch was a staple in our household. I can still smell the fresh basil my grandmother used in her delicious Mediterranean dishes made from ripe vegetables and aromatic herbs.

When I moved to England at 21, I had to learn to fend for myself. This led me to discover new flavors and ingredients from all over the world. Sharing these discoveries with friends and impressing them with my new tricks each week became a passion of mine.

Today, I love to cook for my husband Peter and our five wonderful children. I always strive to feed them healthy, wholesome food. They can be a tough crowd, but most of the time, I get 10 out of 10 reviews!

With my children now all at school and university, I found more time to dream about my first love: food! I teamed up with my friend Irina, who loves food as much as I do, to create a place the whole neighborhood could enjoy. A place where mums could meet, office workers could grab a quick bite, families could gather to share a meal and catch up on the day, and where local characters (we have plenty of those!) could sit and simply watch the world go by.

And now, after months of hard work and dedication, we are thrilled to announce the reopening of our beloved cafe, with a host of exciting new improvements that we’re sure you’ll love. Here’s what’s new and improved:

NEW Improved Food and Drink Menu & Expanded Bar

We’ve crafted a menu that will tantalize your taste buds. Our NEW and improved food and drink menu features a variety of delicious dishes, from hearty breakfast options to savory lunch specials and decadent desserts. We’ve expanded our bar to offer a wider selection of beverages, including artisanal coffees, craft beers, fine wines, and signature cocktails that perfectly complement our cuisine.

NEW Evening Tapas Restaurant

As the sun sets, our cafe transforms into a cozy evening tapas restaurant. Join us for a unique dining experience featuring a variety of small plates inspired by flavors from around the world. Perfect for sharing with friends or enjoying as a solo treat, our tapas menu is designed to provide a delightful mix of tastes and textures. Pair your meal with a glass of wine or one of our new cocktails for an unforgettable evening.

NEW Floor with Extra Seating and Fully Air Conditioned

To ensure you have the most comfortable dining experience, we’ve added a new floor with extra seating. Whether you’re coming in for a quick coffee, a leisurely lunch, or a dinner date, there’s now more space to relax and enjoy. And with our new air conditioning system, you can escape the heat and dine in comfort, no matter the season.

NEW Advanced Booking for Larger Parties

Planning a celebration, meeting, or gathering with friends and family? We’ve got you covered with our new advanced booking system for larger parties. Easily reserve a table for your group and enjoy seamless service and a memorable dining experience. Our team is ready to accommodate your needs and make your special occasions even more special.

SAME Great Service and Value for Money!

While we’ve made many exciting changes, one thing remains the same: our commitment to providing you with excellent service and great value for money. Our friendly staff is here to welcome you with a smile, ensuring you feel right at home from the moment you walk in. We pride ourselves on offering high-quality food and drinks at prices that won’t break the bank.

So come to our place, this extension of our home. Enjoy quality food and quality time with the people you love. Eat fresh, natural, locally sourced, and seasonal food. And from time to time, indulge in some great cheese and wine.

We are incredibly excited to welcome you back to our newly revamped cafe. Thank you for your continued support and patience during our renovation. We look forward to serving you again and creating many more wonderful memories together. Come and experience the new and improved offerings—we promise you won’t be disappointed!

See you soon, Rita, Irina & the Team

P.S. Follow us on social media for updates, special offers, and sneak peeks at our new menu items!

Rita & the team.