Food for Thought

Our cosy Food for Thought bistro seats up to 50 people in a relaxing setting.

'It's rare that you get to feed both your head and your belly when you go to a restaurant but that’s exactly how my wife and I felt after we’d popped into Gladstone's Library’s Food For Thought cafe...'

- The Leader

Breakfast, lunch and dinner menus are available on arrival. We operate table service, so please introduce yourself at Reception or when you enter Food for Thought. 

Pre-booking lunch and dinner is essential if you are arriving in a large group. You can call us on 01244 532 350 or email Menu information is available in advance on request. We cater for diners with restricted diets and aim to provide multiple gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options. Please inform us of any allergies. 

Travelling to us by Arriva bus? Show us your paper or mobile ticket for the day of your visit at the counter
 and receive a free cup of tea or filter coffee! (One drink per ticket).

Please note, only food and drink bought onsite may be consumed in Food for Thought.