Eating & shopping

Fresh tastes to enjoy

From light bites to hot breakfasts, no visit is complete without a spot of refreshment in our tearooms or restaurant.

We're lucky to have a wealth of fantastic local suppliers, produce markets and farmers to create tasty seasonal menus all year round.

We care about the environment and use 100% recycled packaging for our sandwich packs. All profits go back to looking after Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal.

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A sample of...

Enjoy a variety of dishes from our seasonal menu 

Enjoy a variety of dishes from our seasonal menu

Locally sourced food

Tasty seasonal specials and warming stews 

Tasty seasonal specials and warming stews

Delicious Sunday Roasts

Keep up a British tradition and join us for Sunday lunch © Paul Harris

Keep up a British tradition and join us for Sunday lunch

Fountains Restaurant

Stop by the restaurant for refreshment

Open Sat - Thur, 9.30am - 4pm

Come for breakfast, have a light lunch or a hot meal or enjoy a Sunday roast. Round it off with tea or coffee and cake.

Studley Tearoom

Enjoy winter walks and a cuppa in our elegant tearooms

Open Mon - Thur, 10.30am - 3pm & Fri – Sun, 10am - 4pm

Pop in for a light lunch, we're now serving hot food in the afternoons too.

Abbey tearoom

Fountains Abbey - Tearooms

Open Sat - Thur, 11am – 3pm

Just across abbey green, call in and choose your perfect cuppa or coffee and try our tasty soups and cakes.

Seasonal shopping

Taste our chutneys, sample our teas and find seasonal and artisan products in our shop.

You'll discover homeware, gardenware, outdoor kit, books, accessories, cards, souvenirs, toys and gifts. 

You can visit our Visitor Centre shop even if you're not visiting the abbey, so call in and see our new stock today for a unique shopping experience.

And even better, 100% of our profits help us look after this special place.

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The Garden Shop

It's never too early to think about winter colour and spring planting © Katherine Bundy

It's never too early to think about winter colour and spring planting

A good read

New books on art, gardening, history, cookery, walking, photography... © Aimee Rawson

New books on art, gardening, history, cookery, walking, photography...

Treat yourself

Our curds are perfect in puddings, tasty in tarts and heavenly on toast © National Trust

Our curds are perfect in puddings, tasty in tarts and heavenly on toast

Our shops

shop

Visitor Centre shop open Sat - Thurs, 10am - 4pm, Studley shop open Sat - Thurs 10.30am - 3pm

New this season

Gorgeous modern throws at Sizergh shop

This season it's all about wrapping up warm with fluffy rugs, cute cushions and woolly wraps, perfect for cosy days in. 

Love Local

Fountains Abbey shop - TomThumbDesigns

We care about how things are made and sell an imaginative range of products from hand-picked suppliers.

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