Mathilde was the young country girl from Norway who fell in love with an English artist, Alfred Heaton Cooper. Together they founded a dynasty of great landscape artists, along with this Studio and Gallery. William, their son, became an equally eminent painter, as did their grandson Julian Cooper.

Naming the café after her is our tribute; creating a menu with Scandinavian influence reflects an important part of our heritage…




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