The acclaimed Café Bowes is a superb place to spoil yourself, either whilst visiting the Museum or simply as a stand alone dining destination.
Café Bowes serves high quality fare, featuring locally sourced ingredients. We are renowned for our homemade cakes and scones, and friendly efficient service. In addition to our lunchtime menu, breakfast, light bites and afternoon tea are available.
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Join us and celebrate Christmas with friends and colleagues for a special treat in the magnificent surroundings of the Museum, served overlooking panoramic views of Teesdale.
Please keep an eye on this page or in the local press for further special occasion lunches and dinners.
We have a monthly Café Bowes e-newsletter which highlights special offers and events coming up. If you would like to receive this, please email>
Entrance to Café Bowes is free of charge, you do not need to be a paying visitor to the Museum, and it is open daily from 10.00. Last orders 4.30. Closed only 25, 26 December and 1 January)