Food & Drink

The Garden Restaurant & Tea Rooms

The Garden Restaurant & Tea Rooms is a warm and welcoming place for everyone. With comfortable spaces where you can gather for a leisurely lunch or for a quick bite to eat. An ideal pit stop for families with a tasty children’s menu available.

You can choose to dine from our ‘Specials Board’ and enjoy a celebratory meal or pre-book to experience our gorgeous Afternoon Tea.

Delicious traditional roast lunches are available every Sunday lunch time.

Garden admission is required to enjoy The Garden Restaurant & Tea Rooms. View tickets and prices

Summer (April to October): 10am to 5pm
(last hot food order is 4.30pm)

Opening times

Courtyard Café: 10am to 4:30pm
Garden Restaurant & Tea Rooms: 10am to 4pm


Dining bookings and enquiries

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01794 368787 (option 2)

Restaurant hire

This unique venue is also available for hospitality, corporate events, and private dining for special family occasions.

Courtyard Café

The Courtyard Café can be found in our visitor pavilion at the main entrance to the Gardens. Pop in before or after you explore the Gardens and tuck into a light lunch, with special ‘bug boxes’ for little ones or choose from our selection of cakes, pastries and hot drinks.

With a lovely view of the Gardens from our pavilion terrace and open throughout the day, The Courtyard Café is the ideal place to fuel up for your day ahead or to rest before you head home.

View the menu

Ploughmans lunch


We have tables and designated areas available for you to enjoy your picnic outside.

Picnics at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens