Venue Rental Information

We have 3 venues that can be rented here at the Lampeter Café. Each one offers its own distinct charm. Whether you’re in search of a space for a rehearsal dinner, a baby shower or birthday celebration, a space to meet with a client for a few hours, or a business retreat, your guests will enjoy the warmth and comfort found here on the square of Lampeter. 

The Livery at Lampeter Café

Livery outside

The Livery seats up to 60 guests and can be rented for $500* for a 3 hour event period, with an additional hour before/after the event for set up/clean up. If more time is needed for set up/clean up, an additional fee of $50 per each hour will apply. This includes any time requested by your caterer, decorator or coordinator. You can see images of the Livery in action here.

*Due to the additional time requirements and efforts that surround wedding events (weddings and/or wedding receptions), our base rate starts at $750. Please email events@lampeter.cafe for further information, as there are costs for additional considerations, such use of the patio, time slot for rehearsal, early access to the space, etc.

Outside catering is permitted, however, we must be provided with a copy of current food facility license, food manager certification, and proof of insurance at least 2 weeks prior to your event along with the signed waiver.

If you would like to provide your own food, you will be expected to sign a waiver.

Most food must be prepared off site, as kitchen facilities are limited. Ice is available upon request. Some items (such as beverage dispensers, drink tubs, chafing set ups etc)  are available for rent.

All trash generated by the event must be collected by the catered or host/coordinator at the conclusion of the event. (We will dispose of it.)

Alcohol is prohibited on the property. Smoking/vaping is prohibited on the patio or in any portion of the Livery or Café.

Decoration methods & media must be pre-approved by us before the event. There will be a an additional fee for the use of glitter of any kind. (no thumbtacks, nailing, stapling, screwing, gluing, taping of items to any part of the structure or furniture)

Space is only reserved with payment of the deposit of $250. As we are not open on Sundays or Mondays,  payment in full is required the week before the event.

In the case of a canceled event: refund of deposit will be made only if we receive notification at least 4 weeks in advance of event. If notification is within 4 weeks, only $150 will be refunded.

Do you have guests from out of town? We are fortunate to have two lovely, long-standing Bed & Breakfasts located quite close (within walking distance) to the cafe.  The hospitable hosts of The Australian Walkabout Inn Bed & Breakfast and Walnut Lawn Bed & Breakfast will be sure that your guests have a relaxing stay. We also have a more comprehensive list of hosts in our neighboring area available upon request.


The Upper Room at Lampeter Café

Finished with the styling and comforts of the original house, the Upper Room provides a warm Living Room setting for your event, large or small. The Upper Room is an ideal setting for baby and bridal showers or other celebrations. Equipped with a hidden large presentation screen with wireless access, it is also quite suitable for business meetings or day retreats. It can seat up to 42 guests (if all are to be seated at tables). Images of the Upper Room in use can be found here.

The Upper Room can be rented for $350 for a 3 hour event period Sunday – Saturday. There is an additional hour allotted for set up/clean up. If more time is needed for set up/clean up, an additional fee of $25/ half hour will apply. An additional $25 fee will be applied to rentals which occur on dates on which the cafe is not open; or extend more than 1 hour beyond the cafe hours on days the cafe is open.

For Business Meetings or Retreats for fewer than 20 participants, please email office@lampeter.cafe for pricing and packages.

Outside catering is permitted, however, we must be provided with a completed waiver at least 2 weeks prior to your event.

If you would like to provide your own food, you will be expected to sign a waiver.

All food must be prepared off site, as kitchen facilities are not available. There is a small wait station which may be used for food staging. Ice is available upon request. Some items (such as beverage dispensers, drink tubs, tiered displays, chafing set ups etc)  are available for rent.

All trash generated by the event must be collected by the catered or host/coordinator at the conclusion of the event. (We will dispose of it.)

Alcohol is prohibited on the property. Smoking/vaping is prohibited on the patio or in any portion of the Café.

Decoration methods & media must be pre-approved by us before the event. There will be a an additional fee for the use of glitter of any kind. (no thumbtacks, nailing, stapling, screwing, gluing, taping of items to any part of the structure or furniture)

Space is only reserved for an event by paying the deposit of $175.  In the case of a canceled event: refund of deposit will be made only if we receive notification at least 4 weeks in advance of event. If notification is within 4 weeks, only $100 will be refunded. (For meetings/retreats, these terms will be provided with email correspondence.)

Do you have guests from out of town? We are fortunate to have two lovely, long-standing Bed & Breakfasts located quite close (within walking distance) to the cafe.  The hospitable hosts of The Australian Walkabout Inn Bed & Breakfast and Walnut Lawn Bed & Breakfast will be sure that your guests have a relaxing stay.


The Summer Kitchen at Lampeter Café

Our Summer Kitchen seats up to 8 guests and can be rented for $35 for up to 3 hours by café customers only; $15 for each additional hour. This room is only available during normal hours of operation. It has become a favorite spot for small birthday celebrations, book clubs or business meetings. Because this is a favorite spot, the sliding barn doors may not be closed unless the room is being rented.

No outside foods or beverages are permitted in the Summer Kitchen.

Space is reserved when we receive the rental fee in full.


Rental inquiries should be sent to events@Lampeter.Cafe