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Monday to Saturday / 9am to 6pm

Sunday / 1pm to 4pm


Beautiful setting and inspiring food!

The Refectory Café is set in our thirteenth century monks’ dining hall and is one not to be missed. Whether on a cathedral visit, a shopping trip in Chester, or a business meeting, our awesome eatery is the perfect pit-stop for coffee or lunch.

Rainbows will sparkle on soup and arrows of light will fill teacups.” – Rosalind Grimshaw, Creation window artist.

Our cafe includes a seventeenth-century tapestry on the west wall, paintings representing the Earls of Chester and the beautiful Creation Window depicting the six days of creation.

Refectory Cafe Opening Times

Monday – Saturday | 10am – 4pm
Sunday | 11am – 4pm

The Refectory Café will be closed all day Monday 5 December and from 2pm on Tuesday 6 December.

The Refectory Café will be closed for Brunch with Santa on Sunday 4 December, Sunday 11 December, Sunday 18 December, and Saturday 24 December. On these days the Refectory Café will open at 1.30pm.

Refectory Cafe – Get in touch

01244 500 964 |