The chain franchise Heavenly desserts already boast a number of cafes across the Yorkshire region and beyond, such as in Sheffield, Huddersfield and Bradford.
The shop in York will serve sweet treats including waffles, crepes and milkshakes – all until 11pm.
The menu for Heavenly Desserts contains mouthwatering cookie dough dishes, cheesecakes, puddings with custard and ice cream sundaes. Customers can also choose to create their own desserts – and there will be a takeaway and delivery service.
The planning statement says: “Heavenly Desserts recently agreed to let the unit with the view of expanding their ever growing café/restaurant franchise offering a range of luxury desserts in stylish, modern outlets.
“The nature of service allows customers to eat-in as well as take-out and the proposed mixed use will operate as a‘quick service restaurant, which is comparable to that of Greggs and McDonalds.
“Although there has been interest from new tenants, in particular for the use of the premises for [restaurant and cafe] uses, no end user was secured. The accompanying marketing report suggests that this is mainly due to the location. The lack of interest means if the application proposal is refused the unit is likely to lay empty.”
It adds that the cafe will be on the ground floor of the building and there will be no major changes to the building, apart from new signs.
Heavenly Desserts is based in Derby and the company opened its first restaurant in 2008.
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