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:

    • travellergeorge80s
      Trip Type:
      Very good, especially on a sunny day
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 8th January 2019
      Decent cafe on Palace Green, but there are very few tables outside which tend to be never free. The coffee is good, so are their soups. Give it a try if you're in the area and in need for a break... Read full review
    • John M
      Lyon, France
      Trip Type:
      Definitely in the running for the least welcoming place we’ve visited.
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 14th January 2019
      Definitely in the running for the least welcoming place we’ve visited, this place caught our eye after a visit to Durham Cathedral. Couldn't ask for a better location, as it’s situated at the side of... Read full review
    • bootty5
      Trip Type:
      Awful, awful service
      1 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 28th February 2019
      So I walk into this place and ask the short-haired woman behind the counter if I can have a coffee. She replies, 'Sure, take a seat. I' ll come and take your order.' I walk into the seating area and... 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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