Welcoming you back safely

Following the latest Government guidance we are excited to announce that we will be able to welcome you back to the New Room cafe and chapel from Tuesday 7th July.  Our team have been working hard to ensure that we can reopen safely, operating in line with the enhanced safety measures set out by the UK Government.

The health and safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff is our number one priority, so we have taken measures to ensure that your visit is Covid-19 secure.  From enhanced cleaning regimes, one way systems, hand sanitiser stations and social distancing markers, we’ll be doing everything we can to make sure that you have a  safe visit.

We will be open Tuesday - Saturday with new opening hours of 11am - 3pm.  The New Room café will be open for takeaway only, offering drinks, cakes and light lunches.  The chapel and Broadmead courtyard will be open for private prayer and reflection.

Our library, museum, shop, events space and toilets will remain closed to the public for the time being whilst we continue to review how we operate in a Covid-19 secure way.  We will not be accepting room bookings or holding any events until September 2020.

Please note we will not have any public toilets available whilst the café is offering takeaway only.  The nearest public toilets can be found in The Galleries and Cabot Circus.


Before your visit:

Bring a face covering - our staff and volunteers will be wearing face coverings, and we encourage visitors to do the same.

Showing symptoms?  We politely request that you do not visit us if you are showing symptoms of Covid-19.

We will have contactless pay points at all the tills, and encourage you to pay by card.

Keep checking here to find out the latest information about our reopening.

We look forward to welcoming you back soon.






The New Room has been awarded the We’re Good To Go Industry Standard by Visit England.