The Welsford Bistro

Enjoy a wide selection of refreshments including hot and cold drinks. On our menu, you'll find freshly prepared hot and cold baguettes/paninis, Scouse, soup, and daily specials such as fish and chips or burgers. Fancy an afternoon treat?  Choose from our range of homemade cakes and cookies.

We source our ingredients locally and our dishes are cooked from scratch each day. Our coffee is supplied by Coffee King

You can grab and go, take in the atmosphere of the Cathedral or sit out under the covered Welsford Porch.

Check out our menu below

 Opening Hours

Our opening times vary. You'll find our day-by-day timings on the Opening Hours page.

Last food order 1 hour before closing, Last drink order 30 minutes before closing. Please note that if you are still enjoying refreshments in the Welsford Bistro after the main Cathedral closes, the exit from the Cathedral will be via the Welsford Porch or Sir Giles Gilbert Scott Suite.

The Welsford Bistro Menu

Please make a note of your table and order at the till. We'll bring your food and drinks to your table.

Breakfast and Brunch

Breakfast Sandwich £3.75
Choose one from Bacon, Sausage, Egg or Vegetarian Sausage served on a toasted bun
Add a fried egg £1.50 or Extra Bacon/ Sausage £2.00

Two poached eggs served on an English muffin with hollandaise sauce
Benedict – with bacon £7.95
Royale – with smoked salmon £8.50
Portobello – with Portobello mushroom (v) £7.50

Eggs & Smashed Avocado £7.95
2 poached eggs & smashed avocados served on an English muffin

Full English breakfast £9.95
(Only Available until 12pm)
Bacon, Sausage, Egg, Mushroom, Tomato, Black Pudding, Beans and toast

Vegan Breakfast  £8.95 (Only available until 12pm)
Vegetarian sausage, Avocado, Hash Brown, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Beans and Toast

Beans on Toast  £3.95
Baked beans served on sourdough bread

Toast and Preserves £2.25
Sourdough bread served with butter and preserves

Salads and Pasta - £7.00

  • Caesar Salad
  • Greek Salad (v)
  • Tomato Pesto Pasta (v)
  • Mushroom Garlic and Spinach Pasta (v)

    Add Falafel (vv), Halloumi (v) or Chicken £2.00

Toasted Sandwiches - £5.50

All served on toasted ciabatta with a house salad

  • Salt and Pepper Chicken
  • Salt and Pepper Halloumi (v)
  • Falafel, Guacamole and Red Onion (vv)

  • Tuna Melt
  • Ham and Cheddar
  • Peppered Beef with Mustard Mayo, Gherkin and Cheese

Add fries for £2.00

Welsford Burgers

Beef Burger £10.95
8oz Burger served on a Brioche Bun with Salad and Chunky Chips

Moving Mountain Burger (vv)  £9.95
Plant-based burger served on a Brioche Bun with Salad and Chunky Chips

Halloumi Burger  £9.95 
Battered Halloumi served on a Brioche Bun with Chili Jam, Salad and Chunky Chips

Why not add Bacon for £2.00 or Cheese for £1.00

Main Meals

Traditional Scouse £9.50
Beef and vegetable stew served with homemade bread and pickled cabbage

Blind Scouse (vv) £7.50
Vegetable and barley stew served with homemade bread and pickled cabbage

Soup of the Day  £4.50
Served with homemade bread

Jacket Potato  £5.95 
Served with a house salad and choice of filling

  • Tuna
  • Cheese and Beans (v)
  • Beef Chili
  • Spiced Bean Ragout (vv)

Gammon Steak and Chips £9.50
Served with Chunky Chips and Fried Egg

Fish and Chips £11.95
Battered Fish served with Chunky Chips, Mushy Peas and Tartare Sauce

Welsford Flatbreads 

All Served with smashed Avocado, Houmous, and a House Salad

  • Falafel and Flat Bread (vv)  £7.50
  • Pulled Cajun Chicken  £8.00
  • Grilled Halloumi £8.00

(Gluten-free alternatives are available for most dishes. Please ask the server)


  • Chunky Chips  £3.00
  • Fries  £3.00
  • Sweet Potato Fries  £3.50
  • House Salad  £3.50       
  • Bread & Houmous  £4.50

Sunday Special

Traditional Sunday Roast with all the trimmings

  • Roast Beef, Chicken or Gammon - £12.95
  • Butternut Squash and Beetroot Wellington (vv) £12.95

  • Children’s Roast Dinne - £7.50
  • 3 Meat Roast (Beef, Chicken and Gammon) £16.50

Hot Drinks

Americano £3.00

Cappuccino £3.40

Flat White £2.50

Latte £3.40

Flavoured Latte £3.70

(Caramel, Hazelnut, Gingerbread and Vanilla)

Espresso £2.00

Double Espresso £3.00

Mocha £3.50

Hot Chocolate £3.30

Children’s Hot Chocolate and Marshmallows £2.00

Babyccino £1.00

Breakfast Tea £2.00

Decaf Tea £2.30

Earl Grey Tea £2.30

Peppermint Tea £2.30

Green Tea £2.30

Lemon and Ginger Tea £2.30

Cranberry and Raspberry Tea £2.30

Camomile Tea £2.30

Soya, Oat and Almond Milk Available 40p extra

Cold Drinks

Pepsi Max Can £1.50

7up Can £1.50

Tango Can £1.50

Diet Pepsi Can £1.50

Bottled Water £1.50

Orange and Passion J20 £2.50

Apple and Mango J20 £2.50

Apple and Raspberry J20 £2.50

Dandelion & Burdock Fentimans £3.00

Rose Lemonade Fentimans £3.00

Apple/ Orange Juice £1.50

Carton Drinks £1.00

Glass of Milk £1.00

Alcoholic Drinks

Peroni £4.00

Magners Cider £4.50

Real Ale £4.50

Non-Alcoholic Beer £3.50

House White/Red/Rose
Bottle £18.95
Glass 175ml £4.75

House Prosecco
Bottle £25.00
Glass 175ml £6.95

Welsford Desserts

Carrot Cake (GF) £4.00

Double Chocolate Fudge Cake £4.00

Sticky Chocolate Orange Cake £4.00

Cheesecake £4.00

Victoria Sponge £4.00

Vegan cake (vv) £4.00

Homemade Scones (Cherry or Sultana)

  • With Butter £2.75
  • With Jam and Butter £3.00
  • With Jam, Butter and Clotted Cream £3.75

Festive Menu


Hot Dogs

  •  Wild Boar Hot Dog
  • Nacho Dog
  • Vegan Dog (vv)
  • Chilli Dog

Hot Sandwiches

  • Crispy Halloumi and Chilli Jam
  • Fish Finger in Beer Batter, Tartar Sauce, Pickles and Cucumber


  • Loaded fries
  • Chilli fries


  • Mulled wine
  • Mint hot chocolate
  • Orange hot chocolate
  •  Baileys hot chocolate

(v)- Vegetarian  (vv)- Vegan (GF)- Gluten Free For those with dietary requirements or allergies, who may wish to know about the food and drink ingredients used, please ask for a manager.

Need to get in touch with Welsford Bistro Team?

T: 0151 702 7251