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Folly Row Café

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13 Kington St Michael
SN14 6JB
Tel. (01249) 750887
Email follyrowcafe@gmail.com

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Opening Hours

Please check the café's Facebook page for opening hours, as these change seasonally (this is an "open" page - you don't need to sign up to Facebook!).

Please note that the café will be closed on the following dates:
10th to 14th April (Easter weekend)
8th & 9th May
23rd May


Book Club
Come along to our monthly Book Club, held on the
first Monday of the month from 10am - all welcome.

If you would like to join, please let Kirsty know as there are a few spaces still available.


We offer take away sandwiches, cakes and cream teas, so if you are venturing out for the day then pop into us en route, or ring ahead to collect your order without having to wait.

We take bookings for Afternoon Teas (48 hours notice required)
- please telephone (01249) 750887   

Credit cards and Debit Cards accepted.

For coffee, cakes & afternoon teas and more.

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Dogs on leads welcome
  • Takeaways available


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Folly Row Café is a local independent café with a passion for providing a warm welcome, real coffee, afternoon teas, delicious cakes and smiles!  We delight in providing light lunches and homemade cakes from local producers and serving speciality coffee and tea from expert local suppliers.  Discover the joy of our welcoming place to meet or simply sit back, unwind and enjoy!

We have bike security fixings on the side of the building and a bench outside the front window for customers who enjoy sitting in the sunshine.

If you require a table for 6 or more then please 'phone ahead to ensure that we can fit you in; please telephone (01249) 750887 to reserve a table.



Folly Row Café's ChatTable is Here!

Folly Row Cafe - Iona and Kirsty

Folly Row Café in Kington St Michael now has its own ChatTable. Café owner Kirsty Clark said “We are really pleased to have a ChatTable in the café, and hope that people will make good use of it; we’re a friendly café anyway, but we hope that this will encourage those on their own to pop in.”

Family friend and village teenager, Iona Durno, 17, approached Mrs Clark with the idea of instigating a ChatTable. She explained “I had heard of the idea beforehand and thought it would be great to have one in our village café, so that anyone on their own could sit down and be joined by others, and have a cup of coffee and a nice conversation”.

The concept of the ChatTable is that anyone can sit and talk at the designated table, whether for five minutes over a cuppa, or longer for some great conversation. It’s open to anyone, whether they’re on their own, new to the village and wanting to meet people, a new mum looking for someone to chat to, or someone just having “one of those days” and needing a distraction – making friends is optional.

Folly Row Café’s ChatTable is currently available from 10am to 11am on Mondays and Tuesdays and from 2.30pm - 3.30pm on Monday afternoons.

July:  We shall be starting a book club around September time - watch this space!

March: March has been a big month for Folly Row Café. On the 14th we celebrated our 3rd Birthday. We would like to thank Hilary Leek for opening the café back in 2015 and making it the thriving business that it is today. She has worked extremely hard over the past three years and has now decided that her work here is done and it is time to let someone else take the helm. That person is me, Kirsty Clark.
Please don’t worry, there won’t be any major changes only ones for the better, as Hilary keeps reminding me. Although I have been working here two days a week for the past 3 years, I don’t know you all, but I look forward to welcoming you all at the café. All the other familiar staff will still be here with a couple of new faces to ensure we can open
seven days a week.

October:  Our fundraiser made £167.11 for Dorothy House Hospice Care.

September ~ Many thanks to everyone who supported our fundraising for Together for Short Lives. With all of your help we raised £210.95 from the sales of cakes and raffle tickets! This money will go to the local children's hospice Julia's House which will support children with life limiting diseases.

~ Congratulations to the winners of September's Macmillan Coffee Morning raffle: 

1st Prize - Afternoon tea for two at the cafe - Karen Guy
2nd Prize - Bone china cup and saucer - Louise Williams
3rd Prize - Kington St Michael china mug - Penny Williams

Thank you to everyone for your support in attending the coffee morning and for buying raffle tickets. Together we have raised £251.92.

~ The café celebrated a year of trading on Saturday 12th March. Hilary and the team send thanks to everyone for their enthusiasm and support over the past year


The café's menu has been extended to include breakfasts, cream teas, afternoon teas and weekly specials.

Frappuccino is now on the menu!



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Folly Row Cafe interior March 2015



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Folly Row Cafe tea and flapjack