Welcome to The Courtyard Knutsford

Nestled in the heart of Knutsford, the thriving centre of the Cheshire Peak District, The Courtyard café warmly welcomes you for breakfast, lunch, tea and cakes and much more. Our quaint Cheshire café is situated in the heart of the town in a cobbled courtyard off King Street, also known as Bottom Street to some of the Knutsford locals. Our cosy Cheshire café and sunny courtyard are the perfect places for a spot of lunch or a hearty breakfast in Knutsford.

The Best Breakfast in Knutsford


We can help you to start the day right with a wholesome and  deliciously tasty breakfast. The Courtyard strives to offer the best breakfast in Knutsford. In fact, some of our lovely customers even say we serve the best breakfast in Cheshire.

Our picturesque location is the perfect place for a relaxing breakfast, and there’s plenty on our breakfast menu in Knutsford to suit every taste. For breakfast in Knutsford, we cater for all dietary requirements with vegetarian,  and gluten-free options.

For a lighter breakfast, we offer hot buttered toasted teacakes, cinnamon toast and croissants with a variety of fillings. Our hot buttered toast with homemade lemon curd is a firm favourite with our regular visitors.

If you’re looking for a hearty way to start the day, then our signature The Courtyard Breakfast will begin the morning on a high note, with beautifully cooked pork sausages, crispy smoked bacon, a perfectly poached egg, button mushrooms and grilled tomatoes on the vine. The Courtyard Breakfast is complete with toast and a pot of piping hot freshly brewed tea.

As well as our signature breakfast and the lighter breakfast options, we also offer breakfast classics such as Eggs Royale, Eggs Benedict and Eggs Florentine. As well as our egg dishes we have tempting oven baked ciabatta with a variety of delicious fillings. Our breakfast options are all incredibly tempting, which is why we serve them all day, so you can enjoy breakfast at your own leisurely pace whenever you visit us.

Traditional Tea Room In Knutsford

Our cosy and comfortable tea room is the ideal place to take a break while in the centre of Knutsford. Our quirky and stylish interior makes for a relaxing setting, while our model railway will keep the children entertained. In summer, you can enjoy dining outside, while our cosy Cheshire café is always warm and welcoming inside,

We  look forward to hosting you and will do our very best to make sure you have a great time and fantastic food. Open all day; you can enjoy breakfast in Knutsford as well as lots of popular lunch options. However, for indulgence any time of day, we always have freshly baked cakes and a selection of teas, coffees and premium cold drinks as a perfect accompaniment.

The Courtyard Cafe as a wide  selection of cakes laid out in a cake shop in Knutsford style like it used  to be on a beautiful cakestand where we always have a range of freshly baked goodies. Our scones are always a tempting treat piled high with preserves, Chantilly or clotted creams. For cakes, we have all the family favourites, including sharp and zesty lemon drizzle, sumptuously moist carrot cake and a decadent Courtyard Classic Chocolate Cake,pecan pie and coffee and walnut cake.

We also offer a range of gluten-free cakes in our cake shop in Knutsford style display such as rich chocolate brownie and a delectable orange and almond slice.

If you are looking for desserts after lunch with us, then we have a moreish ginger or sticky toffee pudding that really do taste as good as they look! For even more temptation all of our cakes can be served with custard, ice cream or cream.

Looking For ‘A Café Near Me’?

Situated in the heart of Knutsford, we welcome our local residents, Knutsford shoppers as well as visitors who may be visiting the nearby attractions. Our tea shop in Knutsford is the perfect resting place for a trip to Tatton Park, a popular visitor attraction in the town. As well as for visitors attending Tatton Park shows, The Courtyard in Knutsford is also the ideal stop for nearby things to do in Knutsford such as the Knutsford Heritage Centre and Birds of Prey Park. Or as a break from The very busy M6 motorway

You can find our charming Cheshire café, nestled in the alleyway and to the rear of 92 King Street, right in the middle of the bustling town.

A Cheshire Café With A Difference

We have created an extensive menu that our visitors would expect in a  Knutsford café all our dishes are delicious to ensure there is always something on the menu to tempt you. Whether you’re looking for a quick refreshment, a spot of indulgence, a traditional breakfast or a perfect lunchtime venue to catch up with friends and family, we cater for everyone.

We make sure our customer favourites are always on the menu while also offering seasonal specials and a fresh batch of our soup of the day, complete with crusty bread. The Courtyard Café and restaurant in Knutsford welcomes children too, who will love our quirky decorations and garden gauge train. To make sure kids feel at home, we have a special children’s menu including sandwiches and home favourites  comfort food to make them smile.

The Courtyard Café takes pride in our appearance as well as our delicious food and top-class service. Our cobbled courtyard is a great place to relax as it is utterly peaceful complete with tranquil waterfalls  and a koi carp fishpond.

While our head chef makes sure everything on the menu is as delicious as possible, our front of house staff will ensure your visit is warm and welcoming and will make you feel at home. Our team will greet you with a warm welcome and do all we can to make sure you’re happy and leave our Cheshire café feeling full and satisfied!

We hope to welcome you soon for breakfast in Knutsford, tea and cake or lunch with all of your friends and family. Find Us

Using customer feedback and our highly-respected head chef, we create a range of tempting treats to suit all tastes. Food quality is hugely important to us, and we only select the best suppliers and use only the freshest ingredients.

Our soups are made fresh each morning, and we receive daily deliveries of the very best produce and meats from our award-winning local butchers. Our scones are baked through the day to satisfy their high demand.

Our quirky café offers some of the best food you can find in Knutsford, it also has plenty to look at too. As the first Penny Farthing museum, you can be taken back through history to the pride of the Victorian era.

Our museum has some of the oldest Penny Farthings in the country as well as some of the smallest and largest too. There’s plenty to admire with your tea and homemade cake in our Courtyard Café.

Our Restaurant

We make all our guests feel at home with the highest level of service and high-quality dishes. As well as being a great place to stop off, we invite you for a leisurely lunch in our restaurant in Knutsford with plenty of lunch and dessert options.

Enjoy our roaring log fire on colder days while you decide on one of our made to order hot dishes or if the sun is shinning you may prefer our award winning courtyard which is the perfect setting any time of day to enjoy the tranquil surroundings  with singing birds and waterfalls.so what ever the weather we have the perfect setting to enjoy good food in good company.

We look forward to seeing you soon.