About us

Coffee by day, cocktails by night

Lightbox Café & Bar has been designed with the Harwell community in mind. By day, we’re a family-friendly coffee house, serving up bougie brunches, artisan coffees and premium teas. 

By night, our cutting-edge space transforms into a cosy bar perfect for post-work appetisers, celebratory cocktails or unwinding with a glass of wine to cap off a long day. 

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A home from home

As a warm, welcoming and fully inclusive space, we love to get everyone round our big, industrial-style tables. 

Feel free to embrace your everyday routines at Lightbox - whether that’s powering through emails away from the home office, enjoying yummy food and a game of scrabble with the kids, or stopping by with your furry friend on your lunch time walk.

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Getting it right with every bite

At Lightbox, we’re not just a café; we’re a café with conscience, striving to do what's good for you and for the planet. At the heart of the Lightbox ethos is a dedication to growing our local economy, and that’s why, through an innovative partnership with United Fresh, we choose local suppliers with great sustainability stories to tell.

We’re also committed to championing local social enterprises, seasonal eating and minimal waste in and out of the kitchen. 

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Opening hours

Monday: 7:30am- 2:30pm
Tuesday: 7:30am- 2:30pm
Wednesday: 7:30am- 6pm
Thursday: 7:30am- 6pm
Friday: 7:30am- 6pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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