Valentines Day event

Valentine’s Event – Clandestine Cake Club afternooon tea

Celebrate Valentine’s day and enjoy afternoon tea for 2 in the Arch Cafe, featuring Clandestine Cake Club cakes!

The Menu

  • A selection of finger sandwiches
  • Homebaked scone with jam and clotted cream
  • A selection of homemade cakes featured in the Clandestine Cake Club recipe book
  • A pot of Yorkshire Tea for 2

All for £19.95. Or you can enjoy a glass of prosecco for £3.95 per glass

The cafe will be open until 7pm and bookings taken from 2.30pm on Thursday 14th February. The offer is also available Friday 15th and Saturday 16th from 2.30pm – 4.30pm.

We are delighted to help celebrate the launch of this gorgeous new book. Lynn Hill the Author of the Clandestine Cook Book:

“I am delighted and honoured that The Arch Café has chosen to bake cakes using recipes from this lovely book. The members will be thrilled and delighted to know that their cakes  will be enjoyed and shared by the people of Leeds

To book your table contact our cafe team on 0113 389 3002 or come in to the cafe.


Share your Valentine’s story


We are located next door to St John the Evangelist’s Church and we would love to hear from anyone that got married at the church.

Did you get married at St John’s, or know anyone who did? Do you have any photos of the happy day?

There will be a free afternoon tea with prosecco for the couple who wed at St Johns and have been married the longest.

St John’s will be open on Valentine’s afternoon for happy couples to enjoy a look around. The Arch Café is a Grade II listed building situated in the grounds of Leeds city centre’s oldest church, St John the Evangelist. The church is a magnificent example of seventeenth century architecture and décor, and is in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. The church is open as an historic attraction and venue for art, music, cultural events and educational visits. The Churches Conservation Trust would love to hear from anyone who was married on at St John’s and invites them to come along and revisit those magic moments and have a photo taken in the church. To add to the romance you can leave a message of love on our ‘What you love!’ message board and discover romantic poems scattered through the church. Once you have indulged in romantic memories why not indulge in a delightful afternoon tea at the Arch Café.

Please get in touch and share your stories. We would love to hear from you !