Increased opening hours for Wisbech café

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RESIDENTS of Wisbech are in for a treat as Octavia’s Café on South Brink is now open from Wednesday through to Saturday from 10am until 4pm.

Octavia’s Café, set in the beautiful grade two Georgian setting of Octavia View, boasts an original ornate ceiling dating back to 1722.

As well as being set in a stunning location, Octavia’s Café serves freshly ground coffee, a selection of traditional homemade cakes, scones and pastries as well as soups made from locally grown ingredients.

Octavia View hosts a selection of function rooms for hire and the Café is able to offer a buffet menu for those wishing to have refreshments with their booking. For further information on room hire please contact Octavia View on 01945 429300 or email

Octavia View is run by Luminus Ferry Project, a charity which works to help the homeless with love and support towards independence.

Keith Smith, Director of Ferry Project said: “We are delighted to provide this much needed town café in the beautiful setting of Octavia View. The reviews from customers who have already visited the café have been full of praise for the staff and the food and drinks served as well as the Octavia’s shop and art gallery also hosted within Octavia View. We look forward to welcoming visitors both new and old to this superb historic building.”