Café Waterside

Refreshment with a French touch

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Canalside, Clarence Mill, Clarence Road, Bollington, Macclesfield, SK10 5JZ


01625-575563, 07833 703463, email


Julie Taylor


The Café Waterside overlooks the canal at the front of Clarence mill. The café is serving late breakfast on weekdays and lunches and light snacks, teas, coffees every day except Monday. On fine days refreshments can be enjoyed on the terrace in front of the mill, while the boats float past!

The Café Waterside is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks with meals.

Wi-Fi logoWiFi internet access is available to customers.

Open hours:

Monday, Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday - Sunday 10.15am - 5.00pm


The menu includes a wide range of wholesome home made light bites, soups, Panini, sandwiches, cakes (yummy!), cream teas, ice creams in warm weather, a comprehensive variety of coffees, teas, hot chocolate and soft drinks, something for everyone! Bacon butties are very popular in the mornings!

Other facilities:

There are regular exhibitions of pictures or photographs on the side wall. Artists and photographers are welcomed to reserve an exhibition space. They are asked for a small donation plus commission on sales which all goes to one of two charities - East Cheshire Hospice or Windyways Trust.

Finding it:

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On the canalside at Clarence Mill. Turn up Clarence Road at the traffic lights by the aqueduct on Palmerston Street. Park in the multi-storey car park behind the mill then walk through the tunnel through the mill and along the canal side to the left, through the arch and it's on the left.

Accessible from the canal towpath opposite Clarence Mill via the foot bridge 26A!