Chelmsford City Council

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Find a café in a park

We have closed all cafés in our parks, in light of the latest government advice due to coronavirus. You can read all our coronavirus updates.

Central Park Café

The café in Central Park offers indoor and outdoor seating with a view of the lake.

You can enjoy a range of food and drink to eat in or take away.

You can find more details on Facebook and Instagram.

The Stables Café in Hylands Park

The Stables Café in Hylands Park opened in early 2018.

The open air section, the Garden Café, is open every day between 9am and 4pm. The indoor section is open every day between 10am and 4pm.

You can visit the Hylands website for more information, and to view a menu.

Mauro's Castle Kiosk in Hylands Park

Mauro's Castle Kiosk is an outdoor café in Hylands Park, open from 8:30am to 4:30pm throughout the week.

You can enjoy:

  • a selection of hot and cold drinks

  • sandwiches, and sausage or bacon baguettes

  • picnic box lunched

  • cakes and cookies

  • yoghurts and fresh fruit


Café at West Park

There is a Pitch and Putt golf course at West Park, which also includes a café.

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    Last updated: 24 March 2020

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