Rowntree Park Reading Café

Rowntree Park Lodge, Richardson Street, York YO23 1JU

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Tel: 01904 551 489

Opening Times

Christmas and New Year opening hours

Sunday 23 December: closes at 3.30pm

Monday 24 December to Tuesday 1 January:  closed

Wednesday 2 January: open as usual

 

The opening hours change throughout the year according to the seasons and the opening hours of the park itself.

Monday 9am – 3.30pm
Tuesday 9am – 3.30pm
Wednesday 9am – 3.30pm
Thursday 9am – 3.30pm
Friday 9am – 3.30pm
Saturday 9am – 3.30pm
Sunday 9am – 3.30pm

Please note that the cafe finishes serving hot food half an hour before these closing times and last order for food at 3pm.  9am-11:30am breakfast and 11:30am -2:30pm lunch.

If the park is closed due to flooding, access to the Reading Cafe is maintained through Richardson Street.

 

Facilities

You can borrow from a selection of more than 1,000 books, including the latest fiction, non-fiction and children’s books (selected with the help of the Friends of Rowntree Park).

And that’s not all. You can also:

  • enjoy wholesome, local, quality fresh produce, with seasonal food available on the menu daily
  • check out our menu
  • sit and browse the daily newspapers and lifestyle magazines
  • make the most of the scenic balcony views which overlook one of York’s most beautiful parks
  • get your clicks with free wifi access
  • sign up for our weekly knitting group, which meets at 1pm every Wednesday
  • look out for our programme of talks and classes
  • buy yourself a take away drink
  • indulge in one of our fantastic ice creams
  • bring all the family – our children’s books and baby-changing facilities make it an idea family stop-off
  • join our monthly reading group, which meets at 2pm on the first Tuesday of the month