Watersedge cafe and children's play areas

Anyone for a butty and a brew sitting and relaxing by our wonderful canals? We've got some very tasty treats on the table down at our Watersedge Café this year.

Waterside Cafe Standedge Tunnel Waterside Cafe Standedge Tunnel

Opening times

Watersedge cafe is open daily:

  • 9.30am until 4.00pm (Monday to Friday)
  • 9.30am until 5.00pm (weekends)

Watersedge Menu 2018

Afternoon Tea at Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre


On Bank Holidays we get a bit special and replace our usual Watersedge menu with our 'Bank Holiday Picnic'. There’s picnic-style food including sandwiches, salad boxes, fresh fruit and more!

Family picnic at Standedge Tunnel

(Please note we use a wide variety of ingredients in our kitchen, some may contain allergens and we try our best to avoid cross-contamination. If you have a specific allergy or dietary need just let us know when you order.)

You’ll find plenty of indoor and outdoor seating and picnic areas to enjoy your food. Don’t worry, if you’re pushing a pram or a wheelchair user, you’ll find a ramp into our Watersedge Café.  

Please note: we have a dog friendly indoor area. Only guide dogs permitted in other areas of the building. Water Bowls are available on request.

Breakfast and brew £4.50!

Bacon, sausage or veg sausage sandwich plus tea or coffee for £4.50 all day all weekend.

Kid's play area

Standedge play areasWe have a soft play area in the Watersedge Cafe and a small play area just outside. Perfect for those grab a brew and relax moments while yu're waiting to board one of our boat trips!

Last date edited: 4 September 2018