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


  • Regional and MiscellaneousTasteDurham Quality Assured and Local Produce Champion TasteDurham Quality Assured and Local Produce Champion 2017



    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • 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:

    • benben9
      Trip Type:
      2 of 5 stars
      Friday, 5th October 2018
      On first sight this place is unwelcoming. A rather sad looking selection of cakes was on show, and then you go into the café itself and the décor is uninspiring and rather depressing. Hardly service... Read full review
    • christel
      Seaford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Very nice lunch
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 11th September 2018
      Popped in here today after our castle tour for a bite to eat. Enjoyed my halloumi and chickpea salad with spicy pesto and OH had a huge bacon and cheese toastie. Crisps with that were stale but his... Read full review
    • eh_64
      London, UK
      Trip Type:
      2 of 5 stars
      Monday, 10th September 2018
      If the weather is sunny, a great pace to sit outside and view the cathedral and castle. However with only 1 waitress serving and cleaning all the tables, this is going to struggle when it's even... Read full review



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    Opening Times

    Season (2 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

    * 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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