World Peace Café

*free WiFi*

Open seven days a week – 10.30am – 4.30pm

Drop in to Madhyamaka KMC’s World Peace Café and try the delicious vegetarian light lunches and yummy cakes. Snuggle up inside next to the wood burning stove with a cappuccino or hot chocolate, or sit outside on the terrace with a smoothie and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

There’s acres of woodland and parkland to explore after your visit to the café, or simply relax in the gardens and enjoy a lazy afternoon. There’s plenty of space for kids to play and dogs are welcome if kept on a lead. A play area for young children is just next to the cafe. Finish your trip with a browse in the gift shop, and explore the World Peace Temple.

Saturday and Sunday volunteers needed – email to volunteer!


Tots’ meditation mornings

Mondays 11am – 12noon

World Peace Café Ethics

we serve vegetarian food with vegan options, please ask about food intolerances.

we use fairly-traded goods wherever possible

Locally sourced
we feel it is important to support other local businesses

all profits go to the International Temples Project, founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, with the aim to introduce the Buddhist faith and practice of the New Kadampa Tradition publicly, and to exemplify contemporary Buddhist practice through public service. It achieves this through building traditional and non-traditional temples, meditation and retreat centres, and through the activities of Kadampa hotels, schools, world peace cafes, and Tharpa publications.

Groups Welcome

Whether stopping off for a cake and coffee, arranging a day trip to Kilnwick Percy Hall, or planning a bikers pit stop, we would be very happy to cater for you. If you would like to visit the café with a group of 6 or more people, please ring or email in advance to ensure we can fit you in and feed you!
Email the World Peace Café:

Volunteer Opportunities

The success of the café depends upon the kindness of volunteers. If you have an interest in helping, please ask in the Café or email:

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