WHATS ON

All of our exciting events for the year to come, please book online through our website to avoid disappointment. We no longer take telephone bookings.

01
JAN
2024

CLOSED 1ST-9TH January 2024

Closing to give all of our staff their well deserved break after the busy Christmas Period. We will reopen Tuesday 9th from 12pm to welcome you all back!

14
JAN
2024

Sunday 14th January - First Sunday of 2024 - Samantha Durnan

We are back and we are back with a bang! Live Music from Samantha Durnan. Samantha is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from the North-East. Her music has been supported by the likes of Radio 1, BBC Introducing and BBC 6 Music. Samantha has been singing in Cafe Lilli for over 2 years and never disappoints us!

04
FEB
2024

Sunday 4th February 2024 - Last Anthem

Live Music from Last Anthem! A Premium quality band based from Teesside who travel throughout the UK providing the ultimate live music experience. With 12 years of experience, their reputation is justified! This duo never fail to create an atmosphere!

27
FEB
2024

TEESSIDE RESTAURANT WEEK

We are taking part in Teesside Restaurant week Tuesday 27th-Friday 1st March 12pm-2pm.

03
MAR
2024

Sunday 3rd March 2024 - Rosie Ann

A North Yorkshire vocalist and ex-military wives choir member. Singer of the sweetest soul ballads, lover of love songs, plus all of the favourites throughout the decades. Influences from Adele, The Carpenters, and Dusty Springfeild, plus some upbeat good-time classics sung just as you know and love them.

10
MAR
2024

Sunday 10th March 2024 (Mothers Day) - Annabel Pattinson

An acoustic singer songwriter from the North East of England, she has been playing the guitar since the age of 12. Annabel has played at some amazing venues such as The Sage Gateshead, The Jacaranda Liverpool, The Garage London and The Cluny Newcastle. She performs regularly across the North East and is coming to Cafe Lilli on Mothers Day!

19
MAR
2024

19th-23th March 2024 - Annual Truffle Week 2024

Truffle week is back, traditional truffles all the way from Sardinia. Roberto finds these with his good friend Matteo. Usual daily menu with truffle extras! Live Music from Anthony Chisman on Friday & Saturday from 6pm

07
APR
2024

Sunday 7th April 2024 - Last Anthem

They are back, the duo are back. Its Last Anthem coming to Cafe Lilli to bring the party once again. Always a sell out with these two.

05
MAY
2024

Sunday 5th May 2024 - Still Into You

Formally known as The Hootones but rebranded to Still Into You. Still Into You is a Pop/Rock Cover Band from Teesside made up of musicians plucked from SHE the Show! You can expect fabulous 3 part harmonies, classic guitar riffs and songs from iconic artists such as Fleetwood Mac, Michael Jackson, The Spice Girls, Madonna and more!

10
MAY
2024

Friday 10th/11th May 2024 - Jazz Weekend

Join us for our annual Jazz Weekend, a captivating celebration of rhythm and melody! A lovely vibrant atmosphere to dine to, filled with soulful tunes and toe-tapping beats. We will be joined by a dynamic Jazz Duo

02
JUN
2024

Sunday 2nd June 2024 - Anthony Chisman

Anthony has been singing live in theatres and music venues for over 20 years. Singing songs from the likes of Stereophonics, Elton John and Paolo Nutini to name a few… Anthony will no doubt put a smile on your face as you listen to his fantastic vocals! A born singer!

04
JUN
2024

Tuesday 4th-9th June 2024 - Cafe Lilli Turns 20

We are thrilled to invite you to join us in celebrating a milestone that's close to our hearts – the 20th birthday of Cafe Lilli! Don't worry it is not a one night event its a whole week so whatever your plans you will manage (hopefully) to secure a table along the week. All staff on the nights will be employees dating back to when we first opened our doors onto Norton high street in 2003. Two decades of culinary excellence, warm memories, and delightful moments wouldn't have been possible without the support of our valued Cafe Lilli friends. As a token of our appreciation, we would be honoured to have you celebrate this special occasion with us. The evenings promise to be filled with joy, fantastic food, and a touch of nostalgia as we reflect on the incredible journey that has brought us to this significant milestone. TUESDAY - HAYLEY MCKAY WEDNESDAY - HAYLEY MCKAY THURSDAY - LAST ANTHEM FRIDAY - SAMANTHA DURNAN SATURDAY - SAMANTHA DURNAN SUNDAY - LAST ANTHEM Thank you for being a part of our story. We can't wait to raise a toast to 20 years of wonderful memories and the many more to come! Live music EVERY night from our favorites! We recommend booking for all of the involved nights as they are due to be a sell out.

21
JUN
2024

Friday 21st/22nd June 2024 - Lobster Weekend

Its back, the first annual Lobster Weekend of 2024, a gastronomic celebration that has become a cherished tradition at Lilli. Once a year, we transform our culinary offerings to showcase the sublime flavors of lobster in an array of dishes.

07
JUL
2024

Sunday 7th July 2024 - Annabel Pattinson

An acoustic singer songwriter from the North East of England, she has been playing the guitar since the age of 12. Annabel has played at some amazing venues such as The Sage Gateshead, The Jacaranda Liverpool, The Garage London and The Cluny Newcastle. She performs regularly across the North East and is coming to Cafe Lilli for the second time this day.

19
JUL
2024

Friday 19th/20th July 2024 - Jazz Weekend

Join us for our second Jazz Weekend of the year, a captivating celebration of rhythm and melody! A lovely vibrant atmosphere to dine to, filled with soulful tunes and toe-tapping beats. We will be joined by a dynamic Jazz Duo

04
AUG
2024

Sunday 4th August 2024 - Last Anthem

They are back, Last Anthem to bring back the atmosphere and bustle.

12
AUG
2024

Tuesday 13th -14th August 2024 - Dolce Vita

Our infamous Dolce Vita event returns! We are brining the true taste of Dolce Vita to Cafe Lilli, providing the best of the best Italian food and drinks. Hetty and the Jazzato band will be returning from London to provide a classic Italian atmosphere! This is one not to be missed!

01
SEP
2024

Sunday 1st September 2024 - Anthony Chisman

Anthony has been singing live in theaters and music venues for over 20 years. Singing songs from the likes of Stereophonics, Elton John and Paolo Nutini to name a few… Anthony will no doubt put a smile on your face as you listen to his fantastic vocals! A born singer!

27
SEP
2024

Friday 27th/Saturday 28th September 2024 - Lobster Weekend

Our second Lobster Weekend of 2024, a gastronomic celebration that has become a cherished tradition at Lilli. Once a year, we transform our culinary offerings to showcase the sublime flavors of lobster in an array of dishes.

06
OCT
2024

Sunday 6th October 2024 - Samantha Durnan

info to follow

15
OCT
2024

Tuesday 15th-16th October 2024 - Dolce Vita

Our infamous Dolce Vita event returns once again for the second time this year! We are brining the true taste of Dolce Vita to Cafe Lilli, providing the best of the best Italian food and drinks. Hetty and the Jazzato band will be returning from London to provide a classic Italian atmosphere! This is one not to be missed!

03
NOV
2024

Sunday 3rd November 2024 - Andy & Amelia

Kinfauns Featuring lead singer of highly acclaimed band The Southmartins, Andy Johnson and BBC Folk Awards finalist, Amelia Coburn, Kinfauns is a unique side-project from these two superb singers and musicians. Digging deep into the darker corners of rock and pop from the past 50 years the duo’s repertoire will equally surprise and enthrall. From the post-punk, synth-pop and Indie anthems of The Smiths, Yazoo and The Cure to alternative gems by The Strokes or The Velvet Underground they shine a light on some of their favourite songwriters with acoustic, harmony-soaked twists on the originals. Both Andy and Amelia travel the UK and beyond in their own right and this rare appearance from the Kinfauns duo is genuinely not to be missed and pre-booking essential!

12
NOV
2024

Tuesday 12th November 2024 Annual Wine Tasting

ITS BACK! Cafe Lillis Wine Tasting Night 2024. (NOW FULL) Waiting list available. A fan favourite and always a sell out, a 6 course meal with wine to pair each course selected by the vineyard including a special guest. A evening of good wine and good food, book in to avoid disappointment.

01
DEC
2024

Sunday 1st December 2024 - Last Anthem

Cafe Lilli welcomes Last Anthem for our December Sunday Lunch! With lots of Christmas classics and cheer! We recommend booking in advance! Sparkle dress code encouraged!

18
DEC
2024

Wednesday 18th December 2024 - Last Anthem Christmas

Now a annual tradition due to high demand. Last Anthem LIVE from 6pm celebrating the festivities of Christmas 2023. Deposit Required

24
DEC
2024

24th December 2024 - Christmas Eve

Open 12-4pm with Live Music. Get into the festive spirit with lunch at Lilli to kick start your Christmas Eve

25
DEC
2024

CLOSED 25th/26th Dec 2024

Cafe Lilli is closed for Christmas Day, Boxing Day. Reopen Thursday 27th.

31
DEC
2024

31st December 2024 - NYE

Celebrate the new year coming in with us at Cafe Lilli. £20pp deposit required to book, open for food from 5pm-10pm. Eat Well, Live Well and Always Have Fun! No Live Music just pure festivities! Will be a sell out, we recommend booking.

Open Tuesday - Saturday 12pm - 11pm. Open 1st Sunday of every month 12noon - 4pm. Last booking 4pm Closed Mondays. Private Secure Car Park ( Accessed from Mill St )

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