Café and Shop

The Christian Resources Shop has reopened, Mon-Fri from 9am-3pm. Visit their website for further details. The White Rose Café will be closed to the public until further notice.

We will update the Cathedral website on the Covid-19 FAQs page and issue new guidance as soon as we are able, and share through the Cathedral’s social media accounts as well. Do keep checking back.


Located next to the Cathedral in St Martins House, Christian Resources Leicester specialises in Christian Books, Resources, Gifts and Church Supplies to help encourage faith.

Visit their website here to find out more.

You can keep connecting with the team via Christian Resources’ social media, on Facebook and on Twitter.

Situated in the heart of Leicester’s historic quarter in St Martins House – next door to Leicester Cathedral, The Guildhall, and a minute’s walk from The King Richard III Visitor Centre – The White Rose Café is the go-to venue for light bites and refreshments, offering a wide range of delicious food and beverages from their position overlooking the Cathedral Gardens.


We offer a wide selection of hot drinks from Classic Americano to Latte, indulgent hot chocolate to traditional and herbal teas. Cold drinks include classic lemonades, juices, waters and popular soda brands.


Come in and feast upon a range of hot and cold food including baked potatoes, paninis, soda bread toasties, filled baguettes, cobs and baps.

Sweet tooth?

You are in for a treat! Tray bakes, pastries and a selection of scones, cakes and sponges baked by our in house chef, including gluten free alternatives.

Keep an eye out for some of our seasonal specials and treats as well!

All of these can be enjoyed in a bright, airy and relaxing atmosphere.

Opening Times

Light Breakfast and Traditional Grills
Monday – Friday: 7.30am to 10.00am
Saturday – Sunday: 8.00am to 10.00am

Classic Brunch
Monday – Sunday: 10.30am to 12.00pm

Monday – Saturday: 12.00pm – 3.00pm

Special services or events might have an impact on opening times. If in doubt please ring 0116 261 5200.