Café Northcote

Opening Times

  • Monday: 8.00am-5.00pm
  • Tuesday: 8.00am-5.00pm
  • Wednesday: 8.00am-5.00pm
  • Thursday: 8.00am-5.00pm
  • Friday: 8.00am-5.00pm & 5.30-9.30pm
  • Saturday: 8.00am-5.00pm & 5.30-9.30pm
  • Sunday: 10.00am–4.00pm
  • Now open Friday & Saturday evenings

Contact Us

Café Northcote, Cathedral Square, Blackburn, BB1 1FB

01254 260520


Welcome To Café Northcote

Open Friday and Saturday evenings

Now you can enjoy Cafe Northcote's fresh, locally sourced food by night.

We're open from  5.30 - 9.30pm every Friday & Saturday to welcome you whether you're out with friends or it's a special celebration.

The menu will change every week so you'll always find something new to tempt you.

Friday 19th & Saturday 20th January Menu

SATURDAY 20th: Live music from Scott Robertson - A fusion of Spanish, Italian & contemporary tunes - from Bach to The Beatles!


Café Northcote Soup of the Day, Granary Bread and Butter
Smoked Salmon and Avocado Salad, Toasted Sourdough
Sticky Barbeque Baby Back Ribs, House Coleslaw
Greek Salad, Red Wine Vinegar Dressing

Main Courses

Grilled Moroccan Lamb Chops, Harissa-Spiked Houmous, Crunchy Vegetable Slaw
Pan-fried Goosnargh Chicken Breast, Wild Mushrooms, Baby Leeks, Creamed Potatoes
Vegetable Pilaf, Toasted Nuts, Feta
Crab and Fennel Linguine, Cherry Tomatoes, Chilli


Warm Treacle Tart, Simpson’s Cream
Lemon Cheesecake, Gingerbread Crumb
Selection of Ice Cream
Lancashire Cheese Plate

Menu changes every week

1 Course - £12.50

2 Courses - £16.50

3 Courses -£19.50

Reservations now being taken

Call us on 01254 260520 or book at the cafe.

“Menus based on one thing... food made from scratch. Created with an emphasis on our commitment to the regions fantastic suppliers and you can have it on a plate or take it away in a box - the choice is yours”


It’s all about the food.

Our menus are based on one thing... food made from scratch. Created with an emphasis on our commitment to the regions fantastic suppliers and you can have it on a plate or take it away in a box - the choice is yours!

Beat the queues!
Call us in advance with your order: 01254 260520.

Food to Go at Café Northcote, Blackburn Cathedral Quarter


Cafe Northcote Gift Cards

The perfect way to treat someone


Whether it’s a birthday, thank you or congratulations, give them the gift of choice. From an indulgent breakfast to afternoon tea, they can spend their voucher however they like at Café Northcote.
Gift cards can be loaded with any amount, starting from £5, making it an ideal present for any occasion.
They come in a presentation wallet with space for your own personal message and are valid for 12 months from date of issue.
Simply pop into Café Northcote to pick up a gift card and make someone’s day!
Give us a call on 01254 260520 for more information.

Upcoming Events


The proof is in the coffee!

Here at Café Northcote we are focussed on serving you drinks the way they are meant to be, ensuring the ratio of coffee to milk is perfect every time and giving you the chance to taste what a quality, barista made coffee is all about. We haven't stopped there either, we've got a great range of top quality teas, soft drinks, beers and wines too.

Keep in touch with us

Find Us


You can’t miss us! Step off a bus or a train in Blackburn and you’ll be right on our doorstep. We are located next to Turtle Bay, behind the Queen Victoria statue at the rear of the cathedral - you can also access us by walking through the cathedral West Door and take in the splendour of the building.

Whether heading for the office, meeting friends, attending a lecture, visiting Blackburn Cathedral or just need to rest your feet from the shopping! Remember to make time to relax at Café Northcote.

Get In Touch

Give us a call on 01254 260520


Drop us an email at

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