World Peace Cafe and Shop

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A special kind of cafe

The World Peace Cafe at KMC Leeds is more than just a cafe. You can take your time to relax and enjoy the peaceful environment, read a book from our library or catch up on work.

The cafe is open Tuesday – Sunday and serves a delicious selection of teas and coffees, sandwiches and cakes. The cafe is vegetarian, with lots of vegan options.

You can also visit the meditation room for some inspiration during your day.

Opening times:

  • Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4pm (closed Mondays)
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  • Sit inside

  • Sit outside

  • Takeaway option

  • Free wifi

  • Power sockets

The cafe runs on volunteers

No previous experience needed.

If you would like to help, please click here to apply!

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Book and Gift Shop


KMC Leeds stocks books by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, from introductory-level (including children’s books) up to the most advanced topics of Buddhism and meditation. You will definitely find the book for you!

Buddhist art

Beautiful modern images of Buddhas and other holy objects are the perfect addition to your shrine or room. The images are available in different sizes – from credit card size to wall posters – and are very meaningful, helping you remember your meditation practice as you go through your day.


We also stock different gift items including crystals, incense and jewellery to give to a friend, or as a special treat for yourself!

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