great coffee, great food… for a great reason.

Our Award-winning Cafés exist to make a positive difference to the lives of people with autism.

We offer the finest locally roasted artisan coffee delivered by trained baristas and award-winning food created in our own kitchens. Our coffee is expertly made by our baristas from our very own blend of traditional flame roasted coffee beans from Fair Trade providers across the world …You can taste the difference.

You’ll find us conveniently located in the centre of Southport, just off Lord Street and close to the train station and shops.

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Great barista made coffee cafe in Southport UK
Homemade-Soup made from our own grown vegetables

homemade food prepared with vegetables from our garden.

We offer the finest seasonal fresh food and our scrumptious cakes are made in-house. Soups and savouries from vegetables grown in our own market garden and we have daily changing specials.


a social enterprise created to make a positive difference to the lives of people with autism.

‘A Great Little Place’ is a social enterprise operated by Autism Ventures, a subsidiary of the charity Autism Initiatives UK.

With your custom and support, we are able to offer meaningful work experience within a supportive environment to people with autism. Work experience at the cafes helps the person to develop work, behavioural and social skills which enhance their lives hugely.

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Autism Ventures