St Davids Cathedral Festival runs from Friday May 27 to Sunday June 5.  Please note that coach tours are not permitted during this time.

Face-coverings are no longer mandatory in the Cathedral, but you are welcome to wear them if that makes you feel comfortable.
Hand sanitizer is available and there is plenty of space for everyone - let's continue to keep one another safe.

Re-launch of the Refectory

The Refectory re-opens on 1 February 2022 under the management of the Dean & Chapter of St Davids Cathedral.

Laura Davies, Retail Manager, says, ‘This is an exciting opportunity for us.  The Refectory is an amazing modern space inside the historic St Mary’s Hall, offering great food for local people and tourists.’ She added ‘It also houses a gallery and exhibition area to showcase local art, and we plan to provide regular workspace for local creatives and crafts people to come together to inspire each other.’


Catering Manager Gareth Jones and Assistant Chef Sonny Locke remain with The Refectory and are using January to develop fresh menus. ‘We’ve had a great time working out ideas using locally sourced food for everything from a light bite to evening meals. We can also cater for private parties, social occasions linked to events in the Cathedral, and corporate functions,’ says Gareth.

‘We’re delighted The Refectory is now fully part of the Cathedral family,’ said Dean Sarah Rowland Jones.  ‘2022 will be an exciting year for the Cathedral, as we also prepare to open our new shop in the centre of St Davids, which will include a café serving drinks and light meals.’

The Refectory was previously leased to Midshire Signature Services.

The photograph shows, l to r,  Sonny Locke, Laura Davies and Gareth Jones, with Sonny and Gareth wearing the new Refectory uniforms.


For more information, contact Laura Davies on 01437 72020 or 07969078070