Pumpkin lovers rejoice: your favourite season is finally here!
From lattes to cookies to shakes, you’ll find delicious fall flavours at fabulous cafes and bakeries across Newmarket, many with their own specialities and chic settings. Here are a few standouts in the realm of pumpkin-spice (side note: check out our Instagram page for even more!).
Goblets & Goblins Gaming Lounge
208 Main St. S. Newmarket
This family-friendly boardgame café provides an “old school” spin on gaming. They offer an espresso and tea menu, hot chocolate, themed cocktails, craft beer, and a milkshake bar with festive treats like their “Witches Kitchen Shake” and pumpkin pie “Freakshakes,” which include pumpkin pie ice cream, a slice of pie, and butterscotch – rimmed with marshmallow fluff.
Cardinal Press Espresso Bar
200 Main St. S., Newmarket
Pumpkin spice and everything nice can be found in this cozy coffee house on Main Street. Check out their Pumpkin Spiced Maple Glazed donuts, Pumpkin spice lattes, and Nitro cold brew available in pumpkin spice or apple pie.
My Indie Coffee
17817 Leslie St., Newmarket
Cozy up to a fall menu that includes organic ethically sourced artisan roasted coffee, local ciders, maple latte, or brown sugar pumpkin spice latte.
256 Main St. S., Newmarket
Nutmeg Bakeshop offers a variety of cookies, tarts, croissants, and seasonal favourites, including pumpkin brownies, pumpkin pie scones, savoury breads, and monthly flavoured “cruffins.” Get ready to drool over the October cruffin – pumpkin caramel, featuring cinnamon sugar with pumpkin ganache!
The Little Red Bake Shop
200 Mulock Dr., Newmarket
This local bakery prides itself on using high-quality ingredients to produce a decadent range of artisan cookies. They offer a delicious fall menu that includes spiced apple and oats, pumpkin “whoopie pie”, and maple dark chocolate. Their cookie subscription boxes make unique gifts – or a treat for yourself!