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image for Tea/Coffee Shop item typeChapters - The Cafe in the Close

  • Taste Of Staffordshire Award
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Tea/Coffee Shop


Chapters with view of Lichfield Cathedral

Chapters with view of Lichfield Cathedral


Cafe in the Close

01543 306125


19 The Close,
WS13 7LG


An elegant 18th Century building within the idyllic surrounding of Lichfield Cathedral. Chapters serve fresh home made meals to suit all tastes and dietary needs.

Speciality: English

Chef: Kevin Colley

Covers: 120

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedWedding receptions

Opening details

Summer: Monday - Saturday: 9:00 - 17:00, Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00

Winter: Monday - Saturday: 9:00 - 16:00, Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00



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Map reference: SK 115097  Lat: 52.68488 Long: -1.83130

Cathedral signposted from all major roads, A38, A5, A461, A51, M6toll and situated in City Centre. If walking to Coffee Shop turn left out of Dam Street in the City Centre. The Coffee Shop's front door is up a small ramp, opposite the Cathedral.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 km from Lichfield City station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (ie without steps)
    • YesRamp


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesRestaurant / café well lit and suitable for people with sight impairments
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit
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