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COVID-19: The Reader Cafe has now reopened with indoor seating. Please see our risk assessment for visiting the Cafe here.

At The Reader Café, we’re asking everyone to follow these steps so that we can all stay safe in the park together: 

  • Follow the one-way queueing system inside the Mansion House and into the Café area. A member of staff will call you forward to the till point to order.
  • Only join the queue with people from your family or household, if you’re in a large group please consider waiting at a safe distance.
  • When queuing, keep a safe distance (2 metres) from others by staying within the floor markings.
  • After receiving a numbered receipt, you will be asked to wait next to the collection point, once your order is ready staff will call you forward to the retrieve your order.
  • If you are sitting inside then please make your way to an available table. Please leave through the side door to the external area.
  • If you are taking your order away please exit through to the external seating area as directed by the team.
  • Dogs are not allowed inside the house and we politely ask that they are kept on a lead in the external seating area

Opening Hours

Monday – Sunday
10am - 5pm
0151 729 2236

Where to find us

The Reader Café
The Mansion House
Calderstones Park
Liverpool, L18 3JB

‘One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well,’ so said Virginia Woolf in A Room of One’s Own

Click here for our latest menu.

Occasionally, The Reader Café may close its doors a little early if the weather is particularly bad, but you can always call ahead to check we’re still open.

Contact us

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You can also speak to us on: 0151 729 2200
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