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Foxlowe Cafe

Foxlowe Arts Centre | Market Place, Leek, England
+44 1538 386112
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Foxlowe Arts Centre | Market Place, Leek, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for coffee and cake, which was very nice. The building is very interesting and would I have liked to stay longer and explored, near the market square parking was quite good

Thank maxmindy
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely community cafe serving drinks and light meals and sandwiches part of a community art space and theatre

Thank can0e_mark
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I used to like the Foxlowe but the last few visits have been extremely disappointing. Watery tasteless soup of the day, stale and lifeless bread. Weak and cheap tea. Staff were more than happy to refund or replace but needs an urgent reviewing of the...More

Thank Luke1575
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Have visited the Foxlowe a few times now & whilst it's a little tired around the edges the coffee is always excellent & the coffee & walnut cake was the best I've ever had!!! The cakes are all home made, the staff engaging & very...More

Thank GaryNewcastleStaffs
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had a lovely lunch in this central cafe-service was a little slow and menu is somewhat limited but still tasty and good value. It has an interesting gallery upstairs and has lots of space for functions and parties. A lovely little town to visit!

Thank Alison23lufbra
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Simple food, friendly staff, nice atmosphere and great prices. The antithesis of a Costa/Neros/Starbucks , the most relaxing and grounded venue for coffee and cake in Leek.

Thank Grave-Trender
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful community cafe serving light lunches and snacks Also part of the arts centre and event space

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Came here for a light bite with my wife, daughter and young grandchildren - semi child friendly in as much as they had some space and tolerance but that is all. The setting is practical and the food choice is limited but good. Had a...More

Thank jim m
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here with a few friends. We all had the root vegetable soup which was rather bland. It was served with two very tiny pieces of bread. Service was good if a little slow when ordering at the counter.

Thank Mick T
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Lovely coffee, enjoy tea cakes, toasties, nice lunches, sitting amongst the art work. enjoy the vibe in the place.

Thank Jayne B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Foxlowe Arts Centre | Market Place, Leek, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Leek
  • Phone Number: +44 1538 386112
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Foxlowe Arts Centre is in a Georgian home known as Foxlowe, in the centre of Leek, at the head of the historic market placeAs well as being home to an arts cafe, serving largely vegetarian / vegan food with a daily meat dish, FairTrade tea and coffee and whenever possible locally sourced ingredients, there is a gallery with regular 6 weekly exhibitions, heritage displays of Leek's architecture, textile heritage and other aspects of history,regular live music, cinema, poetry, workshops, festivals and many of Leek's community groups hold meetings or events at the arts centre. Cafe open daily 10am - 4pmHeritage exhibitions daily 10am - 4pmGallery Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm, Sunday 11am - 4pm
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