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  • Green Flag Award

Café, free entry


The Food Chain Cafe

The Food Chain Cafe


The Manager

07901 338948


Washbrook Lane,


The cafe run by Everyone Active is open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with longer opening times in the summer.
Fifteen minutes before closing, hot drinks will only be served as takeaways.

Visitors can purchase light snacks, ice cream or have a cake or pastry with fairly traded coffee or tea. Special diets may be catered for so please ask staff about your specific requirements. There are picnic tables on the patio outside the café and visitors are requested not to bring their own food into the café.

The café staff provide catering for all room bookings. This may range from tea, coffee and cold drinks with biscuits to a full buffet with dessert.

Party picnic bags are also available.

Please contact Everyone Active to discuss your requirements or any special dietary needs with the café staff. Contact by telephone on 07901 338948 or by email at

Chef: Khalid

Covers: 42

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Cafe, toilets, free car parking; fully accessible paths, free building entry; events throughout the year; room hire, orienteering; school group support

Opening details

Open 7 days a week, including bank holidays 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Longer opening time in the summer.


Free entry


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • 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
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Cafe, toilets, free car parking; fully accessible paths, free building entry; events throughout the year; room hire, orienteering; school group support

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesNut free
    • YesOrganic
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu



See location of Brocks Hill on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SP 619996  Lat: 52.59095 Long: -1.08739

Washbrook Lane is off the B582 Wigston to Oadby road. Follow signs to Parklands Leisure Centre. Continue through the leisure centre car park, beyond which is Brocks Hill Environment Centre & Visitor Centre.

Bus services: 31, 31A, 45, Circleline 40.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 6.4 km from Leicester station