An exciting new phase of development is now underway at Lancaster Castle.

Please note that during this period there will be no permanent café facility available at the Castle and the ticket office will be relocated to A-Wing. Guided tours and events will continue as scheduled.

Cafe & Gifts

Nice @ the Castle

The magnificent interior courtyard of Lancaster Castle is a fabulous backdrop for a spot of lunch, a delicious snack or just a coffee and a slice of scrummy cake.

Our lovely NICE @ The Castle Cafe has plenty of lawned outdoor space for when the weather's kind to us, and if it's not, you can keep warm and dry inside

The 'inside' is actually the former HM Prisons' visiting room but these days is much more welcoming, of course, smartly decorated and with local artworks on display as well as a super Lancaster Castle gift shop.

We are open 7 days a week from 10.00 am - 5.00 pm and specialise in classic Lancastrian dishes such as hot pot, pork pies, and cheese and onion pie. We also have a variety of delicious soups, salads and sandwiches as well as fabulous cakes and a full range of hot and cold drinks.

Please click here to see our menu


Now Taking Bookings for 2016 Christmas Parties in A-Wing.


For more details or to make a booking please email or call 01524 848525

Private bookings and out of hours bookings catered for. Please contact us on 01524 848525 for more information.




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