Café Blooms

The manager of the Café, Peter Mackenzie, has played a major part in the literary culture of the city. On closing Bookworm Bookshop in 2008 he was more than pleased to have the opportunity to continue fostering an interest in all things literary. Peter has brought a very wide eclectic mix of books to either browse or buy (at a bargain price). The Café itself prepares its own home made scones, soups, and stew. Peter has already organized several cafe scientifique events with science experts bringing science to life for the general public.

The emphasis is on wholesome, healthy food. Although not vegetarian the food on offer will allow any vegetarian to be satisfied. It is the hope that as well as good food, the Café will become known for its range of postcards, old prints and tourist information. Peter’s ambitious plans also include jazz, folk, and single songwriters live music.

So as well as getting good food in a great location you can also get all the information you need to enjoy your visit to our wonderfull historic city.

We are now offering a visit into the Tower Museum as part of our experience so you can now get Tea/Coffee Homemade Scone with Jam and Cream and visit to the Tower Museum for £4.95. Please contact us for further details.

On visiting the cafe website you will see that the cafe is central to many of the tourist attractions in the city, so usefull has this information facility been to tourists that we developed the website which has now become the premier tourist information site for the city.
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:

Monday to Saturday: 08:30 - 16:00 (later in the summer months)

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Derry/Londonderry Tourist Information Centre
  • Euro Accepted
  • Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
  • Dogs Accepted Outdoor Dining Area
  • Highchairs Available
  • Children's Menu Available
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Contact Details

Verbal Arts Centre
Bishop Street
County Londonderry
BT48 6PU

Tel: (028) 7127 2517
Mob: (07752) 414 569