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The popular Blackburn Cathedral Café is now open again after closing its door for an extneded period during the pandemic. 

Checks & Greys is a modern and relaxing space where you can arrange to meet for either business or pleasure.

The popular eatery is a regular choice for discerning customers from across Lancashire and people travel from far and wide across the County and beyond to sample its delights.

Enjoy a morning coffee, a quick lunch or a relaxing afternoon with their varied menu.

The café takes its name from the Blackburn Checks & Greys – traditional weaving patterns for which the town was once world-famous. 

Check it out soon:

  • Opening hours are Tuesday to Saturday, between 8.30am and 4.30pm. 
  • Contact details: and 01254 260520.
  • Address: Cathedral Square, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 1FB (tucked behind Queen Victoria’s statue). Website:





Ronnie Semley, August 2021