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Taste of Paradise on offer at Blakenhall café

A new cafe is cooking up a treat at Blakenhall Community and Healthy Living Centre.

Mavis Webster, Joan Nicklin and Lurleen Gooden prepare to tuck into food served by Flavour of Paradise Café manager Marcia Reid and Councillor Elias Mattu, Wolverhampton City Council's Cabinet Member for Leisure and Communities
Tucking into food at the Flavour of Paradise Café

Marcia Reid has recently taken over the reins of the catering outlet at the Bromley Street centre and the Flavour of Paradise Café is proving hugely popular with customers.

It offers a wide variety of main meals, breakfasts, jacket potatoes and sandwiches, as well as vegetarian and children's menus.

Councillor Elias Mattu, Wolverhampton City Council's Cabinet Member for Leisure and Communities, said: "The Flavour of Paradise Café brings a new dimension to the facilities on offer at Blakenhall Community and Healthy Living Centre.

"I'm delighted for Marcia and her team; the café is proving very popular and visitor numbers at Blakenhall are increasing still further as a result."

Gurbax Kaur, a mental health services manager based at the centre, said: "I think the food here is fantastic and the cafe really brings the building alive as a social hub and meeting place for people of all ages and cultures."

Blakenhall Community and Healthy Living Centre offers a wide range of sports, fitness and community facilities. It has standard and Easyline gyms, a toning suite, a hall for sports including badminton, indoor bowls and table tennis and multi purpose rooms for hire for parties, meetings, weddings and other functions. It also houses Blakenhall Library.

Blakenhall Community and Healthy Living Centre is open Mondays 9am to 5pm, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9am to 9pm, Fridays 9am to 5pm and Saturdays 9am to 1pm. For more information, please call 01902 555460.

  • released: Wednesday 25 March, 2015