The Cafe on the Green

Palace Green
Durham City
County Durham

Tel: +44 0191 334 3688

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The Cafe on the Green



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

3.5 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Food
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      3.5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • sjs1205
      Pulborough, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Simple but enjoyable food served in historic setting
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 2nd May 2019
      Good selection of snacks and drinks. The soup was delicious. Friendly and helpful staff. Very convenient for cathedral or castle visits. Read full review
    • Clare L
      Yorkshire, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Good coffee and cake break betwen cathedral and castle
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 19th May 2019
      Nice place to stop for a drink and cake. Both coffee and tea were good quality (loose leaf in a pot that pours well !!!!), Very tempting range of cakes and tray bakes too. There's plenty of seating... Read full review
    • 757mariannec
      Slough, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      To notch baking
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 30th June 2019
      A stone’s throw from the cathedral and a welcome break before the tour, sitting at our side or inside tables. Queen Vic slice was scrumptious and both the coffee and the hot choc were really good... Read full review



    • Access Statement - Please see below

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    Season (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

    * Open daily, Jan, Feb, 0900-1600; Mar, Apr, May, Oct, 0900-1700; Jun-Sep, 0900-1800. Closed 24,25 Dec & 1 Jan (restricted opening times between Christmas and New year).

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Beside the cathedral on Palace Green.

    Public Transport Directions

    During the day Durham Cathedral Bus runs to Palace Green via the Market Place from Freeman's Place coach and car parks and the Rail Station. For timetable telephone Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

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