Cafe Sixteen is the welcoming cafe situated at the entrance of the Dora Matthews development.
The cafe caters not just for the residents of Dora Matthews House, but for the whole community of Coleford.
With a strong working ethos the aim is to provide a safe working environment for vulnerable people. Providing training and experience Sixteen helps nurture the talents of all its staff allowing them to gain valuable life skills and giving them a stable foundation for them to flourish.
Sixteen also hosts community groups and activities with allows residents an opportunity to continue the vision of Dr Charley; "to provide an opportunity for the elderly to come together for their mutual benefit and avoid loneliness."
There is the use of a separate function room with seating for 20 for corporate events, functions and parties.
The cafe opens from 10.00am to 3.00pm Monday to Friday and from 10.30am to 2.30pm on Saturdays.
From breakfast to afternoon tea all meals are made to order from fresh local ingredients.