The Alpine Coffee Shop, opened in 1973, serves award-winning coffee, speciality loose tea/tisanes, smoothies and delicious, quality food including homemade, palm-oil free and free-range products.
The decor of the cafe both inside and out is lively and imaginative with its creative wrought-iron artwork and unusual artefacts. There is also a permanent art exhibition, comprising of photographs, oil paintings and prints to raise awareness of apes in crisis.
The Cafe is very dog friendly, dogs are welcome inside and greeted warmly. The cafe also has a 'sausages for dogs' loyalty card and fresh water available.
Dogs are always welcome to stay overnight in the apartments.