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The Courtyard Cafe

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$3 - $7
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Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

We called here after hearing good comments from friends. We were not disappointed, the food and service were very nice, the café is light , spacious and clean. We bought 2 hanging baskets full of pansies from here in October and they still look fantastic...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank LAKEDISTRICTTED
Reviewed April 1, 2019

What a fabulous time we had at the cafe, Mother’s Day treat. The food and presentation were superb.Me being gluten free really enjoyed special treatment with the same afternoon tea but gluten free.Will definitely be returning,perhaps through the week to enjoy more goodies.Well done St...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lakelands22
CourtyardC2, General Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2019

Hi, thank you for taking the time to review your experience on Mother's Day at the Courtyard Cafe. Our staff and volunteers had a fantastic time serving so many deserving mothers and it is very rewarding to their efforts to hear you enjoyed yourselves. We...More

Reviewed March 27, 2019

lovely food lovely service and décor very nice and pleasant and comfortable their is a lot of work gonging on at the moment in the grounds i think to make the car park larger the service is so nice and mostly voluntary workers we have...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank karen w
CourtyardC2, General Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2019

Hi thank you for your review. We have got a lot of work going on at the Hospice at the moment but our new visitors car park will be completed in early May just in time for the St John's Hospice Plant Sale. We will...More

Reviewed March 25, 2019

Lovely light and airy cafe with peaceful sheltered garden area, Ignore the building works going on outside all is calm inside. Had delicious cream veg soup with fresh bread and butter beautifully presented. Didnt sample cakes today but they all looked delicious so will be...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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CourtyardC2, General Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and really hope to see you again soon when hopefully you will have time to try our amazing cakes!

Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Spacious clean well decorated immaculate cafe staff attentive however coffee lukewarm from a vending machine no parking as car park dug up at moment was told by reception team cannot use cafe unless we are relatives of patients as it’s not open to public menu...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 138janinew
CourtyardC2, Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Hello and thanks for taking the time to feedback. We are checking the coffee making machine –it grinds beans to make fresh coffee so we are sorry it tasted like vending machine coffee on this occasion. The car park is indeed closed at the moment...More

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on the way from Hampshire to Scotland. Only 10 mins off the M6. Lunch was so good that we stopped again on our return journey. This time we really hit the jackpot - Wednesday is Roast day. My parents commented that they had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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CourtyardC2, General Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Hi Rebecca, we are so glad you found us and that you enjoyed your experience at our café. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review and we hope you will remember us the next time you journey up north!

Reviewed August 29, 2018

I have been here quite often since it opened last year. I cannot fault anything, the food, the volunteers/staff, the ambience, the decor, looking out on to the garden, just everything is a fantastic package. It's so relaxing and cheerful. The staff are exceptionally kind,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kate M
Courtyard C, General Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Kate, thank you so much for your review of our café, we are really glad that you have enjoyed your experiences here, our staff and volunteers work very hard to deliver a wonderful service. Keep your eye on our Facebook page for deals and offers...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

1st time at the courtyard cafe, volunteers are very friendly and great with the kids, nothing is too much trouble, meals were served fast and very nice so compliments to chef. Will defo be going again.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Julie B
Courtyard C, Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Welcome to the Courtyard Café! We are so glad you enjoyed your first visit, we hope to welcome you back very soon. Please spread the word, every penny raised for St John's Hospice. Thank you for your kind words about our volunteers, we are always...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018

A very pleasant and airy feel to the place. Very spacious and exceptionally pleasant staff who work as volunteers. Lovely chips and scampy meal.. Single tables are very small, but a kind waitress offered to move us to a larger table as she noticed we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Audrey V
Courtyard C, Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your first visit, we hope it isn't your last! We are proud of our volunteer team, they do great work. See you soon.

Reviewed June 6, 2018

Stumbled on this cafe whilst on a bike ride and was desperate for a coffee and cake. Excellent location in a quiet courtyard with water features and flowers. It has not been open long and they are keen to welcome cyclists. It is too far...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LGGreen
Courtyard C, Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Thank you, we are delighted you found us! Please do spread the word for us as every penny raised goes straight to St John's Hospice! Hope to see you again sometime.

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personally I've not seen any dogs at all at the hospice
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