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A latte celebrations for coffee shop’s 5th birthday

Crema Coffee House celebrates half a decade and looks to future with plans for growth

A Helmsley coffee shop is celebrating its fifth anniversary with some tea-rrific promotions and competitions to say thank you to its valued customers.

Crema Coffee House, which is based on Borogate, was taken over by Rachel Harrison on 25th June 2012. It’s undergone dramatic growth over the past three years, as in 2014 the property next door became vacant and the decision was made to expand Crema to incorporate the two buildings. In August 2015, following major building work and a full refurbishment throughout, the doors re-opened, offering double the amount of seating across two floors.

To mark its anniversary, the coffee shop will be offering a 25% discount voucher to the first five customers who come in from Sunday 25th June and say “happy 5th birthday”, with a further 25 receiving a 5% off voucher.

The hungry of Helmsley will also be able to make the most of a series of ‘5 for £5’ deals. Each day from 26th to 30th June a different £5 offer will be available:

Monday: Tea/coffee and a bacon buttie

Tuesday: Coffee and cake

Wednesday: Iced tea/latte and a Strawberry Sundae

Thursday: Toasties

Friday:  Full English breakfast (until 11.30 am)

Rachel Harrison, owner of Crema Coffee House, said: “I’m delighted to be celebrating our fifth birthday. We’ve come a long way and I’m very proud of our achievements. The doubling in size of the shop was a huge undertaking, but absolutely the right thing to do. It’s allowed us to expand our menu to include breakfasts, we’re able to cater for larger groups, and with the increased space in the kitchen we are also now able to offer more choice for those with food intolerances. 

“Looking to the next five years we won’t be standing still, and there’s some exciting plans in the pipeline. We have always planned to open some evenings to offer visitors and locals alike an additional option for a light evening meal and this is currently in the planning stage for this summer. Permission is in the pipeline to get seating in the rear courtyard and we also hope to get an alcohol license so that customers can enjoy a glass of wine with their lunch. We won’t be resting on our laurels, and we want to take this opportunity to thank all of our valued customers for their ongoing support. We hope to see you for some birthday celebrations!”