Abbey Café

You can find the Abbey Café in the Visitor Centre of Kirkstall Abbey. The café is set within the beautiful abbey ruins with indoor and outdoor seating.

The Abbey Café serves a changing range of sandwiches from local award-winning artisan producers Proper Tasty. Cakes and bakes, hot food and drinks, and ice creams are also on offer.

Opening Times



Tuesday – Sunday:

10am – 4pm
Last food orders 3.15pm

How to get here


The nearest train stations are Kirkstall Forge and Headingley, both 1 mile away.


Bus numbers 33, 34 and the A1 flyer from Leeds stop outside Kirkstall Abbey.


A large free car park is situated next to Abbey House Museum which is across the main road on Abbey Walk. This includes disabled parking.

Access information

The main entrance to Kirkstall Abbey has level access and this is continued through to Abbey Café. Kirkstall Abbey is set back from the main road which needs to be crossed if you arrive by car.

More information is available on the Kirkstall Abbey Access Information page.

Weddings at Kirkstall Abbey

Kirkstall Abbey is available as a wedding venue, with both indoor and outdoor options. Visit our venue hire page for more information.