Café Laing

A hidden gem in the heart of the city

Café Laing

Whether you're refueling between exhibitions or meeting up with friends, Café Laing offers visitors a relaxed setting and a tasty, freshly prepared menu. 

Indulge with our sumptuous new lunch menu or for a light bite choose from our rage of delicious open sandwiches, pre-boxed deli sandwiches and salads, cakes and seasonal treats. 

There is plenty of seating available in this cosy and creative setting. The cafe is located on the ground floor at the rear of the building and is fully accessible. 

Opening times 

Monday* to Saturday 10am-4pm

Sunday closed

*closed on bank holidays

The menu

Beetroot and goats cheese wellington, cherry tomato and red onion chutney served with a crunchy green salad - from our Lunch menu

Breakfast menu 

A selection of breakfast items served in a white floured bap to include:

Free range hen's egg...........£3.20

Unsmoked back bacon.........£3.95

Lincolnshire Sausage...........£3.95 

Lunch menu 

Served from 11:30am - 3pm


Soft poached free range hen's egg set on a char-grilled asparagus and pea shoots, drizzled with tarragon oil. £5.95

Ham hock terrine, pease pudding purée and pickled vegetables served with crusty bread. £6.95

French style onion soup with a cheese and chive flute. £5.25


Hot poached salmon with crushed new potatoes and fennel coleslaw served with lemon oil. £9.50

Slow cooked beef and root vegetable stew topped with a herb dumpling. £9.95

Beetroot and goats cheese wellington, cherry tomato and red onion chutney served with a crunchy green salad. £8.95


Pineapple and honey sponge served with crème anglaise and Chantilly cream. £5.95

Berry cheesecake served with fruit coulis and vanilla cream. £5.95

Latest offers

Two courses £13.95

Three courses £17.95

Open sandwiches 

Roast turkey and Gruyère cheese, crisp salad and a peppercorn mayonnaise served in a brown roll.

Smoked salmon and cream cheese served with a fresh rocket and lemon oil, served on a farmhouse granary bread.

Fire roasted pepper, cous cous and Mediterranean vegetables served in a tomato wrap. 

All £5.95

Pre-boxed deli sandwiches and salads

Please see our display fridges for options. From £2.95


Bottled beers.£4.50

Day at the Vineyard Sharaz 18.75cl. £5.00

Day at the Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 18.75cl. £5.00

We also have a section of hot drinks and soft drinks available

On display 

Don't miss our newly refurbished café, featuring key works by Ralph Hedley and Edwin Landseer. Visitors will have the opportunity to see the magnificent stained glass window designed and painted by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones in 1896. Also on display is the Sculpture of 'Fallen Angel' created by sculptor Waldo T. Story in 1889.