The Platform Café – Leicester North

The Platform Cafe will be open Bank Holiday Monday from 10am - 4pm, with a Peppa Pig Trail, colouring corner for the little ones plus picnic boxes will be available.

Customer Notice - The Platform Café will be closed all day on Saturday 6th May 2017 due to  private event.  Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

The Platform is our family cafe, just a moment from the gates of Leicester North station. For a full meal or just light snacks, we have the perfect venue. The bright and airy building has a lovely picture window giving views over the city, while outside there is a sun terrace and grassed area - perfect for younger travellers to let off some steam of their own. We also do children's parties, please ask the staff for details.

We're currently open 10am to 4pm on Tuesday through to Sunday. You might like to hire the venue for your own celebration of corporate entertaining. Contact us via  or 0n 01509 633870.

To find us, head out of the station gate, turn right and walk down the sidings - we're then through the gate on the left on the Greenacres site. We're just a minute from the platform, so we're close by when you want to catch the train back.

From The Platform Cafe, its just a ten minute walk to the National Space Centre in Leicester and the Museum of Technology at the Abbey Pumping Station, so take a break and explore the city!

If you're looking for something different at Leicester North, why not try the station buffet?

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