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19A The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD, England
+44 1543 306125
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (42 reviews)
“cakes” (30 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
19A The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD, England
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

Chapters has three rooms, a garden and a yard in which customers can eat their meals. The staff were very pleasant and the menu offers a choice of hot meals, salads, sandwiches, cakes, etc. Perhaps my experience was not representative, but the soup was not...More

Thank Judith D
Reviewed June 16, 2017

A good spot near the cathedral for lunches/afternoon teas. Good local produce also used and friendly, efficient staff.

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Reviewed June 1, 2017

We have visited here on several occasions and have always enjoyed the food and the cakes. However today my husband had an omelette that was unseasoned not mixed up properly and tasteless. I had the hunters chicken which was nice but I asked for new...More

Thank Andie1238
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

On the outside the cafe looks unassuming,but once in it is like an historic tardis. The food caters for all types. It has a beautiful seating area in the rear garden. It also has disability access.

Thank hippyhighway
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Nice place to sit in peace and quite. Lots of different rooms to choose from with a central ordering counter. We enjoyed the sunshine that day in the garden. Sandwiches were fine and the tea was good

Thank Martin D
Reviewed May 27, 2017

This café is in cathedral buildings just south of the cathedral itself. There is indoor and outdoor garden seating, and the café provides for breakfast, lunch and in-betweens. We find our lunch very satisfactory and the service attentive from the many staff. I especially like...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

I've been to chapters a couple of times this week and had tea with friends in the garden. What a lovely place, lovely tea and beautiful homemade cakes, naughty but nice! Very friendly ladies who bring your tea out to you in the garden. So...More

Thank Carole A
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Been a couple of times and sat outside on sunny days, nice setting, the extractor fan is very noisy. Sandwiches are better than paninis. Lovely choice of lemonades. Service ok.

Thank Rebecca J
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

We popped in here after a visit to Lichfield Cathedral! I ordered a goats cheese and bacon panini and additional red onion chutney - I was not charged for the chutney 😋 The food was tasty but the bacon was actually unnecessary as the panini...More

Thank Sweetiepx
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Perfect place for a break after visiting the cathedral. Table by the window is best for views. Local food such as staffordshire oatcakes is available. Tried these and they are more like pancakes made with oats, than oatcakes and come with a choice of two...More

Thank Howarth S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19A The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Lichfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 306125
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