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Caithness News Bulletins January 2003
Cabrelli's Cafe - Last
You only have a few days left to sample the food at one of Wick's oldest cafes. After 110 years the cafe will change hands on Tuesday and become a Chinese restaurant. From 1893 - 2003 is quite a record to be in business. The only gap was during the war years when many people of Italian extraction were interned. The names of Iacherri, Cardosi and Cabrelli - the names of the owners are well known to many Caithness folk and how many have passed through the doors for an ice cream, smokes, sweets, snacks or a full meal. The latest generation have other careers. As these old style Italian cafes in Scotland are disappearing fast you may want to take one last look and buy a sweetie....................................