Northwich is home to a huge variety of restaurants and cafes. From breakfast, brunch and lunch to afternoon tea and dinner, there is something for everyone in the town centre.

And, now that restrictions have eased, a number of local food outlets are making full-use of their outdoor spaces. This means there are loads of al fresco seating areas for you to safely enjoy a bite to eat outdoors.

Keep reading to discover some of the great restaurants and cafes in Northwich that offer al fresco dining.

Head to the bottom to check out our al fresco drinks blog!


Bruschetta, situated on Witton Street, has a great offering of food and drink which is all available to enjoy on their outdoor tables and chairs right outside the café. Choose from their extensive menu or try one of their weekly special dishes.

Charlie's Cafe Outdoor Seating

Charlie’s café

This family run café located on Witton Street serves hot food, homemade soups, salads and fresh cakes. It is the perfect place to grab some lunch or a coffee and watch the world go by.

Coffee House Outside
Coffee House Interior

The Coffee House

The Coffee House is situated in Barons Quay. It offers a fantastic outdoor space for you to relax whilst enjoying a coffee, some cake or a fresh sandwich. If you haven’t been yet why not pay this relatively new Northwich business a visit?

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Kanya Bistro & Bar

If you’re looking to eat out for breakfast, lunch or dinner, Kanya is a great place to go. They have tables and chairs outside the front of the restaurant underneath a canopy. With affordable prices and friendly staff, it’s the ideal location for an al fresco catch-up.

Kanya outdoor space


With a brand new outdoor space, Vinnies is well worth a visit. Hot and cold food options are available and they also make incredible milkshakes which are proving very popular. Why not pop down the next time you’re in Northwich to see what it’s all about?


You can have a delicious al fresco meal from Wildwood at Barons Quay on one of their multiple outdoor tables. It’s the perfect spot, particularly on a sunny day! They serve pizzas, burgers, steak, pasta and more thanks to their varied and extensive menu.

Paradox al fresco

Paradox Café

Situated on Witton Street, Paradox café offers a huge menu of breakfast items, lunchtime snacks and main meals. Whether you’re after a simple coffee or want to indulge at lunchtime, you can choose from their delicious menu while watching the hustle and bustle of the high street.

As you can see, there are plenty of cafes and restaurants around Northwich that have great outdoor spaces. So why not come and grab a bite to eat or enjoy a drink in the open air?

Please note that this page will be updated as and when more businesses open their doors throughout the year.