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Playbox Theatre
The Dream Factory
Stratford Road
Warwick CV34 6LE
United Kingdom​

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Welcome to Café Whirl – a vibrant, busy place at the heart of The Dream Factory.

Home | Eat & Play

Our beautiful, light and spacious café is central to daily life at the Dream Factory.

A place for family and friends to meet and relax, for members to spend time, and for audiences to gather before a show. It’s a lively hub of friendly activity, with both indoor, and outdoor, seating options, serving a range of delicious light meals, drinks and home-bakes.

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CAFÉ WHIRL is a favourite spot for people of all ages to meet, eat, chat and relax at Playbox Theatre. The comfortable and cheerful lounge is bright and welcoming, with lots of activities for younger visitors, quiet seating booths, refectory tables for bigger gatherings, and extensive outdoor space with imaginative role-play environments for children.

There are menu options to suit all tastes and needs, with plenty of veggie, vegan and gluten/nut free choices.

Open all year round, CAFÉ WHIRL is a special family destination in Warwick, where everyone is welcome – members, families, friends, audiences, locals and visitors to Warwick.

Food Menu

Drinks Menu

You’re always invited to EAT & PLAY at Playbox Theatre!


Monday          16.00-18.00
Tuesday           Closed
Wednesday    10.00-19.00 
Thursday        10.00-19.00
Friday              09.30-19.00
Saturday         09.00-14.30
Sunday            Closed to the public

Please note, Café Whirl opening times will vary during the school holidays. Please contact us directly on 01926 419555 to check any changes to the schedule.

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Come and join us for Baby Sensory on Thursdays and Fridays from 14th September.

Cafe Whirl will be open, there is no need to book and everyone is welcome!

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Beautiful role play studio for pre-schoolers, open Wednesdays from 13th September .

Cafe Whirl is open, there’s no need to book, and entry is free!

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CAFÉ WHIRL is always open whenever a production or special event is taking place, so you are welcome to come and relax with us, before enjoying an evening performance.

Where to find us

The Dream Factory,
Stratford Road,
CV34 6LE