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The Courtyard Cafe

Slyne Road | St John's Hospice, Lancaster LA2 6ST, England
+44 1524 382538
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  • Excellent96%
  • Very good0%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
“lasagna” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
Slyne Road | St John's Hospice, Lancaster LA2 6ST, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank rebecca w
CourtyardC2, General Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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 29 August 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

Thank Kate M
Courtyard C, General Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 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 8 August 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

Thank Julie B
Courtyard C, Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 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 6 August 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

Thank Audrey V
Courtyard C, Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 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 6 June 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

Thank LGGreen
Courtyard C, Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 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.

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I visited here with my wife the other day for lunch. It is a nice atmosphere, very friendly staff and the food is superb and reasonably priced. Theres also a good choice of cakes which are really nice. I'd highly recommend this place and can't...More

Thank Steven S
Courtyard C, Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for such a lovely review. Thank you for the recommendation and we hope to welcome you again really soon!

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Had lunch there which was a lovely experience. All the people we dealt with were volunteers but provided an efficient and charming service. We had salads which were well presented, fresh and tasted very good. Tried an elderflower sparkling drink and enjoyed it so much...More

Thank Nigel P
Courtyard C, Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you say that our café stands on its own merits, we aim to have great food and great service at fair prices. The charitable aims of our café are the cherry on...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch en route from Oxfordshire to Edinburgh, and are so glad we did! Excellent menu choice for our toddler and adults. The food was delicious, staff were lovely and all proceeds go towards the hospice which is a very worthy cause....More

Thank Lins_110
Courtyard C, Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. We are really pleased you enjoyed our gift shop too, our reception team work so hard to make that shop what it is. We hope to welcome you again on...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

Enjoyed fish and chip Friday at the amazing plant sale last week! What a treat. Served by friendly, enthusiastic volunteers, in great surroundings and all for such a good cause. Well done St John's, another excellent community project. We'll be back!!

Thank LANCS10
Courtyard C, Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you! The Plant Sale is a great event, made even better with the café on site now too! Thank you for your support and your kind words. We will see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Great cafe, Food great, had the fish and chips, came with mushy peas also, can't fault it, food was piping hot and delicious. The volunteers who serve you are friendly, pleasant and helpful. The cafe itself is beautifully clean 🙂

Thank MichelleK2929
Courtyard C, Manager at The Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for your great review! We are very proud of our little café, and especially our wonderful volunteers, and every penny of profit goes to St John's Hospcie. Thank you for taking the time to review. See you again soon, we hope!

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

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Slyne Road | St John's Hospice, Lancaster LA2 6ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster District  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 382538
Description
The Courtyard Cafe serves homemade cakes, freshly ground coffee and a fine selection of hot and cold food prepared to order. All proceeds to St John's Hospice.
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