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The Music Room

Sun Street, Lancaster LA1 1EW, England
+44 1524 65470
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Sun Street, Lancaster LA1 1EW, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting architecture Georgian building gives a nice setting to enjoy a cup of very nice coffee served with a professional flurry. A pleasant outside sunny front too.

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 19 January 2018

This cafe is owned by Atkinsons who are an old established coffee merchants in the city. It isn't a large place but don't be put off by the few tables as you walk in at the door as there are also tables upstairs. On a...More

Thank lillibet12309
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

This is a small independent cafe down a side street. There's a large terrace outside, not much use in December! I ordered two takeaway coffees and two cakes and was astonished that it came to over £10, especially as the coffees were small. They only...More

Thank Whonose
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Lovely little venue in a secluded area off the main drag. Indoor and outdoor seating. Pleasantly quirky indoors. Good coffee. Interesting sandwiches. Lovely cakes. Pleasant staff. Not expensive in my view (compared to coffee shops these days).

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The cafe was not easy to find but offered both indoor and outdoor seating. They have a wide range of hot drinks and a selection of delicious looking cakes. It took a while to get out drinks but the attention to detail was great and...More

Thank JopT1969
Reviewed 16 October 2017

A small, pleasant little café hidden up an alley off the main street. There was an interesting choice of sandwiches, but at 1.00, there was a total of five left. The coffee was nice and some specialist teas were available. The service was pleasant, and...More

Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We had heard great things about this place so decided to visit I opted for a latte and almond cake and my husband had a cappuccino and lemon crumble cake My husband is more of a coffee drinker than I and announced it was the...More

Thank Mopbucket
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I have read the good reviews and thought I must have found a different cafe when I went. The coffee came in a drinking glass with no handle. The outside seating was flimsy. I had to go hunting for sugar. The staff seemed like they...More

Thank Gerard H
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Came here today with my wife, the worst experience I think we've ever had in a coffee shop. Bad undertrained staff, even worse coffee and nearly as expensive as Venice!. Old rusty tables and chairs outside, we had eaten our cake before the coffee had...More

Thank kingclive36
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

If you are wandering around Lancaster and looking for yummy coffee and pastries then get yourself here. Serving Atkinsons coffee and their wonderful selection of baked goods, The Music Room offers sanctuary from the variety of chain coffee stores in the center of town

Thank Adam P
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Caren G
19 January 2017|
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Response from Ian S | Property representative |
Yes. We bake some very special Gluten-free Chocolate Brownies & Lemon Drizzle Cake fresh every day in our Bakery across the road in The Hall, where we also roast the coffee to go with them!
Harry A
10 June 2016|
Response from Ian S | Property representative |
Just follow signs to Parksafe. The Music Room is 400yds away
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sun Street, Lancaster LA1 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster District  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 65470
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