Catalyst Kitchen

Serving artisan sandwiches, salads, smoothies and shakes, as well as our new craft coffee and traditional favourites.

Located on Leek Road 'The Deli Kitchen' offers a breakfast and lunch time menu.

Serving traditional favorites such as local cheese oatcakes, toasties, grilled cheese on toast and hash browns, we also do a lunch time menu of artisan breads, boxed salads, fresh soup of the day, a noodle bar and jacket potatoes with various fillings.

Located in the self service kiosk we offer cold refreshments and smoothies and shakes, confectionary, crisps and on the go snack items.


  • Muffin and a hot drink for £3.00
  • Toast / crumpets / teacake and regular americano or Tea for £2.00
  • Danish pastry and regular americano or tea for £2.30

This outlet has a loyalty scheme.

Opening times

Monday 8am – 2.30pm
Tuesday 8am – 2.30pm
Wednesday 8am – 2.30pm
Thursday 8am – 2.30pm
Friday 8am – 2.30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


The Catalyst
Leek Road

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Inspection 27th April 2022
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