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The Refectory Cafe

cakes-1-refectory-chester-cathedral-2016Inspiring setting. Inspirational food.

Our 13th century monk’s dining hall is not to be missed, a relaxing eatery in unique surroundings, the Refectory Café is the perfect pit-stop for morning coffee, afternoon tea, a light lunch or a business meeting.

Each day, delicious sandwiches, cakes and pastries are made fresh, right here in our kitchen. Sample our extensive lunchtime menu, treat yourself to one of our delicious cakes and take advantage of our free Wi-Fi.

Our Refectory includes a 17th century tapestry on the west wall, Heraldic paintings representing the Earls of Chester and the Creation Window depicting the six days of creation.

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Our menu:

Wholesome homemade soup with
crusty bread and butter
Freshly made pasta salads with a choice of

  • Cheese with tomato, onion,
    cucumber, rocket, peppers and lettuce;
  • Tuna mayonnaise with
    tomato, onion, cucumber, rocket,
    peppers and lettuce;
  • Ham and cheese with
    tomato, onion, cucumber, rocket,
    peppers and lettuce.
Freshly made sandwiches with a choice
of

  • Tuna mayonnaise and cucumber;
  • Smoked salmon and cream cheese;
  • Honey roast ham;
  • Cheshire cheese and pickle.

All sandwiches will be served on white
or brown bread with hand-cooked crisps.

Paninis to order with a choice of:

  • Mozzarella, rocket and tomato;
  • Ham and cheese;
  • Tuna melt.

Each panini is served with nachos and a small salad.

White or brown toast or a toasted teacake with butter and/or
jam
Our range of freshly made cakes, tarts and bakes changes daily.
White or brown toast or a toasted teacake with butter and/or
jam

Opening hours:

Monday – Saturday | 9.30am – 4.30pm
Sunday | 12 noon – 4.00pm