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Potters Barn

Type:Tea Room/Coffee Shop

Church Street, Ribchester, Lancashire, PR3 3YE

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Tel: 01254 878431

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Potters Barn, Ribchester

Potters Barn is situated in the heart of the Roman Vllage of Ribchester opposite the large children's park, sandpit and next to the village car park.

Set in a beautiful old barn with a secret garden and warming log fire in winter. They have a wheelchair ramp to gain access to the café and a lovely large garden to leave prams and bikes in.  

Serving good, wholesome food …

They specialise in delicious soups, healthy salads and a fantastic range of vegetarian and vegan dishes, plus gluten, wheat and dairy free choices. 

Their baker makes the most delicious bread and fantastic cakes.  Special dietary requirements can often be accommodated, so please just ask and they will do their very best to help you.

As well as their varied menu, they also have a daily specials board and run a takeaway service so you can enjoy a picnic in the park.

Alongside the cafe they offer pottery painting and have a great selection to choose from with year-round favourites, seasonal additions for Valentines, Easter, Halloween and Christmas you will be spolit for choice.

Throughout the year, they hold several events, including acoustic nights, wine tasting and tapas, story telling and knit and natter.

You will always receive a warm, friendly welcome at Potters Barn.

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Opening Times

Open New Year
Potter Barn (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Winter closing at 4:30pm

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & 27th
Monday 28th, Tuesday 29th, Wednesday 30th & Thursday 31st - OPEN 10AM - 3PM
Closed New Years Day
Saturday 2nd & 3rd - OPEN 10AM - 4PM

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Cafe/Tearoom Award Lancashire Cafe/Tearoom Award 2017


Road Directions

Ribchester is on the bus route from Chipping and Blackburn

Public Transport Directions

From Longridge, follow signs to Ribchester. The cafe is situated by brown tourist signs in the village and from the Ribchester junction of the A59.


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      Potters Barn, RibchesterCome for a delicious homemade cake and fairtrade tea / coffee or a bowl of soup with our homemade Artisan Bread. Let your creative juices flow by creating your unique piece of pottery and have a fun afternoon painting.

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