Meadowside Cafe and Shop


The River Café is open to the public offering a relaxing environment to enjoy quality food and drink at affordable prices.

The River Café is conveniently located in the centre of the facility, perfect for a drink or bite to eat. There is an extensive menu offering sandwiches and baguettes, toasted sandwiches and panini's, jacket potatoes, breakfast choices, fresh salads, daily specials, kids meal deals plus freshly ground coffees.

If you are interested in hiring any part of our facility, from a private function, corporate meeting or birthday party, the River Café can provide a range of catering solutions to meet your requirements. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Our catering team can also provide food and drink for children’s parties at Meadowside Leisure Centre to enhance your party experience. After enjoying a dedicated activity session of your choice such as multisports or a session in the Coral Reef crèche you can relax in the party room whilst we take care of the food and drink.  Check out our Children’s Parties section for more information.

You can enjoy free WiFi whilst enjoying a treat in the River Cafe through our provider, Purple WiFi. Access is simple, search for WiFi signal and select 'Purple WiFi', then follow the on screen instructions. Access is via our WiFi Terms and Conditions, which are also displayed in the River Cafe area.

View our full River Cafe menu.

River Cafe opening times

Day Times
Monday to Friday 7:30am – 7:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 8:00am – 5:00pm


Here at Meadowside Leisure Centre we want to ensure our customers are fully equipped before making a splash in the pool.

That’s why we offer a full service swim brand known as. Our swimming costumes provide confidence in the water whilst our selection of swimming equipment will help new swimmers to learn and develop their skills even further.

Zoggs goggles allow you to experience the underwater world like never before. Providing a comfortable fit and a strong durability, goggles will help children swimmers build confidence in the water and also ensure that stronger swimmers get the best performance out of each and every swim.

Choose from swimming training aids to assist new swimmers to our selection of fun swimming games that the whole family can enjoy playing.

Whether you swim for fitness or recreation, our Zoggs products offer an unbeatable quality and durability that our customers have grown to rely in time and time again.

Confident in what we’re saying?  Visit the centre to check out the latest offers and see the items for yourself. Items can be purchased from reception, where you can also ask any questions in regards to our returns and refund procedure.