Please Note: The Willows Café will be closed from Wednesday 4 November at 2pm and will re-open when government restrictions are lifted.
The Willows is a beautiful community café located at Willow Burn. The cafe boasts gorgeous views across Derwentside and an array of delicious home-cooked food. But don’t take our word for it… come and try it for yourself.
The setting is perfect for catching up with friends and family, meeting clients or work colleagues or a family celebration.
There is a variety of seating available inside and outside in our landscaped gardens. Parking is available onsite and payment is cash, chip and pin and contactless.
New – Autumn 2020 Menu
Download here: The Willows Cafe Autumn Menu 2020
Visiting The Willows Café
Please use the main entrance to Willow Burn when you visit the Willows Café. Here you will be asked for your contact information for track and trace. You will then be taken to a table, where we will take your order. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Willows Café – we have missed you all.
New for 2020 – The Potting Shed at Willow Burn
Whilst you have been away, we have been busy setting up The Potting Shed, our new plant and gift shop at Willow Burn. Come along and see the treasures you can find, every visit will be different!
All purchases for The Potting Shed can be made in the Willows Café
Throughout the year the Willows is host to a number of events including Curry Nights, Fish and Chip Fridays to name a few. Details of these events will be advertised on this page and Facebook.
The Willows Café first opened in 2016 and was refurbished with the development of the Helen McArdle Wing in 2018. The café is run by volunteers and all profit goes to support the vital work at Willow Burn Hospice.
Monday 10am – 2.30pm
Tuesday 10am – 2.30pm
Wednesday 10am – 2.30pm
Thursday 10am – 2.30pm
Friday 10am – 2.30pm
The Willows, Willow Burn Hospice, Lanchester Rise, Howden Bank, Lanchester
Turn into the Lanchester Rise Estate (Gentoo) and follow the road around to Willow Burn
You must not visit the Willows Café if you have symptoms, are waiting for test results or have been advised to self-isolate as either a case or contact. It is essential to maintain good levels of hand hygiene at all times. Please use the handwashing facilities / hand sanitiser available on arrival and prior to leaving the hospice.