The combination of books, great coffee or tea and mouth-watering cake really can’t be beaten. The café at Book-ish is a haven, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Crickhowell High Street with it’s own entrance on Silver Lane. The café is spread over two floors to incorporate our light and airy loft.

Our cakes come from both our own kitchen and local suppliers Emily’s Kitchen Bakes & Don’t Flap Jack and vary day to day. Family favourites are on display alongside more adventurous choices such as salted caramel pretzel bars, rainbow cake and our very large and very popular themed ‘mystery cake of the day’! We offer a tempting array of Gluten Free cakes too.

Our Coffee is supplied from our most local roaster ‘Black Mountain Roast’ based in Hay-on-Wye, who have several Great Taste Awards under their Belt.

Book-ish even has an alcohol license so you can enjoy a glass of wine, beer or cider alongside a ploughman’s or Mediterranean platter.

We also have the following Facilities available:

Free Wifi is available    Disabled Access and toilets    Baby Change    Daily Newspapers to browse

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CRICKHOWELL SHORTLISTED FOR GREAT BRITISH HIGH STREET AWARD

Fantastic news ... Crickhowell High Street has reached the finals of the Great British High Street Awards.  We are one of only four towns in Wales to be shortlisted in the Champion High Street category.  We need people to vote for us using the link below.  If Crickhowell wins the Wales competition, the town could receive £5,000 to spend in the community with an additional £10,000 if we are judged to be the UK Champion.

A team of judges will visit Crickhowell on October 25th to judge our High Street against 25 other towns all round the UK - they will award 70 per cent of the points.  The remaining 30 per cent will be based on a public vote on social media – so we are asking fans of Crickhowell to follow this link to vote on Twitter or Facebook

https://thegreatbritishhighstreet.co.uk/high-street-of-the-year-awards/champion-finalist-crickhowel
Show your support for Crickhowell. Simply post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, using #MYHIGHSTREET and #GBHSCrickhowell to register a vote.

IF YOU VOTED BEFORE, PLEASE VOTE AGAIN - THE HASHTAGS ARE SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT AND EVERY VOTE COUNTS.

The other exciting news is that we nominated Emma Corfield Walters as our
CRICKHOWELL SHORTLISTED FOR GREAT BRITISH HIGH STREET AWARD Fantastic news ... Crickhowell High Street has reached the finals of the Great British High Street Awards. We are one of only four towns in Wales to be shortlisted in the Champion High Street category. We need people to vote for us using the link below. If Crickhowell wins the Wales competition, the town could receive £5,000 to spend in the community with an additional £10,000 if we are judged to be the UK Champion. A team of judges will visit Crickhowell on October 25th to judge our High Street against 25 other towns all round the UK - they will award 70 per cent of the points. The remaining 30 per cent will be based on a public vote on social media – so we are asking fans of Crickhowell to follow this link to vote on Twitter or Facebook https://thegreatbritishhighstreet.co.uk/high-street-of-the-year-awards/champion-finalist-crickhowel Show your support for Crickhowell. Simply post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, using #MYHIGHSTREET and #GBHSCrickhowell to register a vote. IF YOU VOTED BEFORE, PLEASE VOTE AGAIN - THE HASHTAGS ARE SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT AND EVERY VOTE COUNTS. The other exciting news is that we nominated Emma Corfield Walters as our "High Street Hero" for all the work she does with the Crickhowell Literary Festival, Totally Locally Crickhowell the Crickhowell cosy cinema, organising events at Book-ish and elsewhere and she has also made the final 12. in that category. Crickhowell High Street was entered for the awards by the team behind The Corn Exchange project – which converted this former High Street pub into shops and flats after thousands of people opposed a supermarket being built there. Corn Exchange Crickhowell Ltd (CECLtd) Managing Director, Dean Christy, said: “To be judged one of the four best High Streets in Wales is something to be immensely proud of. Crickhowell is unique in that it has no national chains in its High Street and only one – Boots – in the town centre. By backing the Corn Exchange project, people in Crickhowell made it clear that they wanted to keep it independent. Their courage, determination and support for our High Street shops has been recogn