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Middleport Cafe

Middleport Cafe


The Tea Room

01782 957181


Port Street,

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 7 Mar - Wed 4 Apr Relax with clay
Sun 25 Mar Middleport Mutts
Tue 27 Mar Jazz Night
Fri 30 Mar - Sun 15 Apr Easter Holiday - Creative Clay
Fri 30 Mar - Sun 15 Apr Easter Holidays - Throw a Pot!
Fri 30 Mar - Sun 15 Apr Easter Holidays - Yarn Bomb Middleport!


Our traditional café serves good quality, wholesome food, and local specialties such as oatcakes. We offer specialist afternoon cream teas, which includes tea or coffee, a selection of sandwiches, a selection of cakes and cream cakes, and scones with cream and jam, all served on beautiful Burleigh pottery.

There is outdoor seating where you can enjoy views of the picturesque Trent and Mersey Canal and inside there are leather sofas and a wood burning stove. The café is decorated wtih some beautiful murals by talented local artist Joyce, mirroring the design of some of the best-loved Burleigh pottery patterns.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Opening details

Monday - Saturday: 9:30 - 15:30, Sunday: 10:00 - 15:30



Plan route to Middleport Pottery (Home of Burleigh) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SJ 860493  Lat: 53.04098 Long: -2.20954

From the A500, take the A527 towards Tunstall and Burslem and follow the brown and white Burleigh signs.

Bus service 20 and 30.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups