What people say

“It’s so much more than a cafe. Refuse has changed my life, has given me so much confidence, has soothed my mental health and has brought me so many opportunities, including an array of friends who I think of as now family.”

“The Cafe gives me friendship, diversity, learning, role models, and a way of giving back.”

“Every day is like Ready Steady Cook on a larger scale!”

Paige, Irene and Maz Volunteers

“It’s the first time in a long time I’ve heard strangers talking to each other and helping each other out.”

“Wonderful cafe. Super friendly staff, amazing food and buzzing atmosphere. Cannot wait to go again!”

Anthea and Leanne Cafe customers