Friends Café

Perfect for an early meeting with friends, a mid-week treat, or a leisurely start to the weekend, The Friends Café in Priscilla Bacon Lodge is a welcoming and spacious place for anyone to relax and enjoy views of our beautiful gardens.

We are open 7 days a week between 9:30am and 4:30pm, serving a range of freshly made meals, cakes, drinks and snacks. We also offer Afternoon Teas – please see below for more details.

The Café has a peaceful outside space for people to enjoy in warm weather.

We are open to the general public, as well as our staff, volunteers, patients and their families. We provide a great space to meet, along with a friendly welcome from our team.

By supporting our Café, you will be helping to raise funds for the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity, enabling us to enrich care for those in palliative care and their loved ones.

Download our menu below.

Friends Café Menu

Sunday Roasts

Join us for a delicious 3-course Sunday lunch.

Upcoming dates:

14th July
8th September
6th October
3rd November


Booking is required before 5:00pm on the preceding Thursday. Please email or call 01603 331171.

Download the menu below.

sunday roast menu

“Had an amazing Sunday lunch in your café today, thank you so much! What a beautiful place, amazing setting, beautiful building and gardens.”

Romaine Humphreys

Afternoon Tea

Gather your friends and family for a decadent afternoon tea served on vintage china. We have a brand new menu from 1st May 2024, which has been designed by our very own chefs and includes:

  • Selection of finger sandwiches – BLT, tuna mayo, sundried tomato and pesto
  • Fruit scone with jam and whipped cream
  • Hog roast sausage roll
  • Cheese straw
  • Millionaire’s shortbread
  • Mini trifle
  • Strawberry pavlova

All served with a pot of tea.

Coffee/soft drinks are available at an extra charge.

Booking is required and we need 48hrs notice to ensure we have all the items ready for you to enjoy.

£15.95 per person.

To book, please email or call 01603 331171.

Afternoon Tea Gift Vouchers

Click below to purchase a downloadable gift voucher for Afternoon Tea to print at home. These make perfect presents and all funds raised go towards enhancing the lives of patients and their families receiving care from the Lodge.

You can also buy vouchers in person at the Café during opening hours.

Afternoon Tea Gift Vouchers