On the Doorstep
of the Durham Dales

Café  •  Catering  •  Retail  •  Glamping

On the Doorstep
of the Durham Dales

café  •  catering  •  retail  •  accommodation

passionate about food

If you’re looking for quality homemade food in Bishop Auckland, you must try The 68 Café.

We are ideally situated on the A68 on the doorstep of the Durham Dales, making us the perfect place to enjoy a great meal out. We serve delicious and freshly prepared food for good, honest prices in our comfortable café.

We offer excellent pricing, a great menu choice and daily home-made specials, along with excellent service from our friendly staff we’re sure you will enjoy your visit.

And don’t forget, our premises are fully equipped with free Wi-Fi, so you can surf the Internet, chat online or do a little business while you’re at The 68 Café.

Or maybe you would prefer take-away or delivery? Everything on our menu is available for both. Along with our extensive range of retail produce, ranging from home-made family favourites to fresh local produce.

Or would you like catering for your corporate or private event? The 68 Café’s experienced catering service can do all that for you too – just give us a call to discuss your plans.

Supporting Local

We believe in keeping our food miles low and understand the importance of working together with our local producers and suppliers.

Fresh Coffee & Homecooked Favourites

You may be just popping in for a cup of coffee made with freshly ground beans or a cup of famous Rington’s Tea. You may be hungry and crave one of our irresistible all-day breakfasts, or home-made mince and dumplings, or fish and chips, the list goes on…

We also cater for vegetarian and vegan palets and our menu includes a range of gluten free and low-calorie options too. So, whatever your taste we’re sure you’ll find something on The 68 Café menu to satisfy.

Mouth Watering Homemade Desserts

Our famous cakes and desserts are nothing if not indulgent. Most of which are home-made favourites baked on the premises, from scones and coconut cake to rocky road and beyond.

Then there’s our many varieties of sumptuous home-made cheesecakes, ranging from straight vanilla to a mouth-watering apple crumble cheesecake and many more in between.


For takeaway please call: 01388 835 638 between 9.30am and 4.30pm.

On weekends it is advisable to book a collection

We're 100% Environmentally Friendly

Everything on our menu, from a cup of coffee and a cake, to burgers, salads and Sunday lunch, are all available for take away and delivery.

All of our takeaway cups, trays and containers are either 100% compostable or fully recyclable, helping to reduce our impact on the local environment.