Wells Cathedral Café

Enjoy a morning coffee, light lunch or afternoon tea and sample some of our homemade soup or freshly-baked scones.

Wells Cathedral Café

Wells Cathedral Café will re-open on Monday 17th May!


Come on up for a morning coffee, light lunch or afternoon tea and sample some of our homemade soup or freshly-baked scones.

Don’t forget, we’re dog friendly! Ask at the counter for one of our homemade dog biscuits!

The Cathedral Café boasts views of the magnificent West Front of Wells Cathedral and over the tranquil moat of the Bishop’s Palace. Our food is freshly prepared and baked by our team in the Cathedral kitchen each day using local Somerset and Fairtrade produce wherever possible. Serving a range of morning pastries, warm cheese scones and light lunch choices. Then to finish off, some tasty homemade cakes and cream teas! Fresh tap water is available free of charge every day.

The café is located on the first floor and is reached by a set of stairs or, for those in a wheelchair or with pushchairs, by lift.

Free hot drinks with our loyalty card!

When you next visit the Cathedral café, pick up one of our cards and each time you buy a hot drink, hand your card over to receive your stamp.  Collect 9 stamps and you’ll get one hot drink free including ethically-traded tea or coffee and delicious hot chocolate. To take advantage of this tasty offer remember to bring your card with you each time you visit us. Come and pick up a loyalty card today!


Well behaved dogs are welcome! Homemade peanut butter and carrot dog biscuits are available for our canine friends; one free for each dog or purchase a bag! Water bowls can be found in the Cathedral.



Opening times


Monday – Saturday 11am - 3.00pm
Sunday and Bank Holidays 11.30am - 3.30pm

Catering for group visits

We can accommodate up to 96 people in our café. If you would like to bring a group for morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea, download the document linked below for details of our special pre-booked group catering options. Special discounts for group leaders/drivers or for multiple bookings are available.

Click here for more information about pre-booked group catering packages.


If you would like to contact us please email catering@wellscathedral.uk.net or phone us on 01749 676543.

All profits from the café go to supporting the work of the Cathedral.
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Wells Cathedral is open to all visitors from 7am - 6pm daily. All are welcome.