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Grade Cafe Bar

Town Centre · European · ££££
86 Reviews

About Grade Cafe Bar

Dear diners, if your desired dining time is not available, please contact the restaurant directly. Please also note that during busy periods the sitting time per reservation is two hours.

For delicious food made with love, look no further than Grade Café Bar. Born from a passion of high quality food, exceptional coffee and a small love affair with gin, Grade Café Bar provides Poynton with the perfect space to relax and take the time to enjoy a spectacular meal. Family owned and operated, it’s highly likely you’ll find owner Sarah’s father busy in the kitchen and her daughter providing excellent service in the front of house, adding that local charm. Sourcing high quality and local produce wherever possible is what makes this European influenced spot a cut above the rest. Located on Park Lane in the town centre, Grade Café Bar is the go-to whether for breakfast, late lunch or evening tapas – you’ll fall in love with it.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm


Grade Cafe Bar
148 Park Lane, Town Centre
Poynton SK12 1RG

Chef's Choice



Baked mini camembert

studded with garlic, thyme & walnuts


Cucumber, Carrot & crisp breads seasoned tortillas

Artisan Breads

Extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar



With your choice from two of the following Bacon, scrambled egg, sausage, smoked salmon, cream cheese, vine tomato, mushroom, spinach


3 egg omelette with a choice of two from the following peppers, mushrooms, cheese, onion, bacon, sausage, tomato, mixed herb, potato


1 Sausage, 1 egg, 1 bacon, Heinz beans, grilled vine tomatoes, black pudding & toast


Fish Gratin

A medley of hake, salmon & natural smoked haddock baked with a little cream, onions & leeks, topped with a creamy potato

Cajun Chicken Burger

Cajun chicken fillets, griddled smoked pancetta, smashed avocado, mozzarella, lettuce, vine tomatoes, mint cucumber yoghurt, skin on fries

Chorizo & Chickpea Stew

Paprika sausage, chickpeas, onion, garlic & tomato
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More about Grade Cafe Bar, Poynton

Coming from a strong Italian family and growing up in her dad’s Italian restaurant, it’s no surprise that Grade Café Bar’s owner, Sarah, ended up with a restaurant of her own. This Poynton delight was built off a passion for good food created from traditional European cooking methods. Sourcing local produce wherever they can, as well as creating their own unique house coffee blend, sets Grade Café Bar apart from the pack. Complete with a stylish outdoor terrace, Grade Café Bar is set in a refurbished English Manor along Park Lane in the town centre, giving it a quintessentially English feeling, where you can wile the day away sipping on a glass of wine or a delicious gin and tonic from their extensive gin menu.

No detail has been overlooked in regards to the menu, ranging from tapas dishes to share, like the salmon skewers, black pudding bon bons or gambas pil pil, to more substantial dishes including the mouthwatering lamb tagine and chorizo and chickpea stew. Or perhaps pop in for breakfast to begin your day with their tasty French crumpets paired with a fresh cup of espresso or locally produced tea. Book a table today to indulge in Poynton’s best European inspired bistro. Conveniently located in the town centre, there’s no reason why not.

86 Grade Cafe Bar Reviews

Jacqui H.15 days ago · 1 review

The food was excellent! The staff were lovely, very patient and understanding we were slow choosing as it was a catch up with a friend

Ed L.17 days ago · 3 reviews

Another great breakfast at the Grade. The food, excellent, the coffee & tea, perfection and a lovely staff. who could ask for anything more! We'll be back very soon & may try lunch next time.

Sharon M.a month ago · 1 review

Great food, great service as always. Been here many times. The staff are lovely as is the food and the atmosphere. I would recommend a visit.

Richard G.a month ago · 2 reviews

Really nice menu. Food delicious and fresh. Decor and ambience were lovely at lunchtime. Staff attentive and pleasant. Couldn't really find anything to fault on our visit.

Chris L.7 months ago · 1 review

Lovely meal and great service . I took my wife here for our monthly date night after a recommendation from my brother in law . We had a tapas style evening meal which was really good . A good selection of dishes were on offer and each one that we had was well presented, hot and very tasty . Very busy but service was very good. Server gave good advice on dishes and how many to order . Fantastic gin menu also !!! Would definitely return in the future !

Caroline M.2 months ago · 1 review

Another great breakfast at Grade. The team were attentive but we never felt rushed. Quality of products to a high standard, fresh, beautifully cooked and piping hot. Portions and presentation great with a wide choice of breakfast products to choose from. Lovely team creating a relaxed, warming atmosphere, highly recommended.

Ruth R.8 months ago · 1 review

We booked a table for six on a Friday lunchtime. The food was very good and my need for gluten free food was easily dealt with as anything on the menu could be adapted for my needs. That's great and still quite unusual in restaurants. We were made to feel very welcome and drinks came quickly. However, we did wait a long time for our food and conversation was difficult because it was very noisy. I'm afraid we added quite a lot of noisy talking ourselves. It was much quieter at other times when we chose to eat outside.

Jayne M.8 months ago · 1 review

I went to Grade for the first time a few months ago and discovered gorgeous food, friendly staff, a relaxed atmosphere and great Gin...I have taken new friends each time I've been back and they all love it as much as me. A great addition to Poynton

Michele L.a year ago · 1 review

Good atmosphere, appealing decor and freshly prepared food which was presented very attractively and thoughtfully. the food was very good quality and taste. Good range of food available for a 'cafe' including hot meals Would visit more regularly if lived near by but will visit again if in the area and would recommend.

Jan I.6 months ago · 1 review

Great food. I think everyone had arrived almost at the same time so food a little slow coming to the table and no promptly asked if we wanted a drink. Didn't get the table we had requested either as the other party had booked via the phone. So lesson learnt there! :(

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