North East Lincolnshire Council

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Gallery Cafe

The cafe is situated next to the shop. We offer a wide range of teas, coffees, hot and cold drinks. Delicious, made to order lunches, tasty snacks and home-made cakes and soups. Free WiFi is available, please ask a member of staff for the code. There is no admission charge to use the cafe and there is always local displays of art work for you to enjoy whilst sat in our comfy seating area.

All our food is locally sourced and we offer gluten-free and vegetarian options. We source our ingredients from local suppliers. Please feel free to contact any of our Front of House team on 01472 323345 if you want to discuss our menu or pre-order in advance.

We are family-friendly and wheelchair accessible. Coach parties are welcome and we offer free coach parking. You can also hire the Fishing Heritage Centre cafe for private parties/events.

Take out service

We also offer a take out service. Please call us on 01472 323345 to place your order and time you would like to collect your order and it will be ready and waiting for you.

Loyalty scheme

Due to the success over the last two years we wanted to reward our customers with our loyalty scheme. Customers, who purchase any five hot drinks, receive the sixth one free!

Customer feedback

We value our customer’s opinions and feedback and take all comments very seriously to ensure we improve and provide the best possible service. We ask customers daily to complete a comment card indicating the satisfaction levels they experienced during their visit and express any improvements we can make to sustain the future success of the centre. In return, every quarter one lucky winner is drawn from a hat and wins a £50 hamper and a £20 meal voucher to use at either the Discovery Centre or Fishing Heritage Centre.

If you would like to make a suggestion or feedback your thoughts please contact us on 01472 323345 or email We look forward to hearing from you!

Menu competition

We’re always eager to keep our cafe menu as appealing as possible. That’s why we are giving you the chance to help us write it. We want to know your thoughts and ideas on what you would like to see on our menu.

The person that produces the idea that we like best will WIN A MEAL FOR TWO at the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre and at the Cleethorpes Discovery Centre, and a luxury home-made red velvet cake!

Send us your ideas on Facebook or email us at This will help to make it easier for us to contact you if you win. Lets get creative and good luck!

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre, Alexandra Dock, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN31 1UZ


Telephone: 01472 323345

Opening times:

Winter – 1st November to 31st March
Tuesday to Friday 10 am – 4 pm (Closed Mondays)
Saturday and Sunday 10 am – 4 pm (including bank holidays)

Summer – 1st April to 31st October
Tuesday to Sunday 10 am – 5 pm (Closed Mondays)
Bank holiday Mondays open 10 am – 5 pm