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. Book now for Easter Sunday Lunch. Please note we are closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

Contact Us

Café Northcote, Cathedral Square, Blackburn, BB1 1FB

01254 260520


Welcome To Café Northcote

Open Friday and Saturday evenings

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 for a special celebration.

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

Sample Menu


Café Northcote Soup of the Day, Granary Bread and Butter
(V) Pan-Fried Halloumi and Chargrilled Pepper Bruschetta, Balsamic Dressing
Farnsworth’s Pork and Black Pudding Scotch Egg, Mustard Mayo
Café Northcote Classic Prawn Cocktail


Main Courses

Oat-Crusted Hake, Crushed New Potatoes, Lemon Beurre Blanc
Spicy Goosnargh Chicken Fajitas, Guacamole, Salsa, Lime Yoghurt, Skin-on Fries
(V) Red Lentil, Sweet Potato, and Coconut Curry, Basmati Rice
Pan-fried Calf’s Liver, Creamed Potatoes, Crispy Pancetta, Caramelised Onion Gravy



Warm Salted Caramel Brownie, Vanilla Ice Cream
Apple and Rhubarb Crumble, Homemade Custard
Selection of Ice Creams
Café Northcote 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.”


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.

Drop us a line to discuss your requirements:


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.

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The proof is in the coffee!

Here at Café Northcote we are focused 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, wines & spirits too.

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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


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