Eating & shopping

A spot of shopping

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Eating in or out?

Visit our self-service restaurant and indulge yourself with a wide variety of light refreshments, full meals and cakes - let's not forget the cakes.

Or why not try our delightful outdoors café and takeaway behind Porter's Lodge visitor reception.


West Wing restaurant

Sit back and relax in our licensed restaurant © National Trust

The restaurant serves a wide variety of homemade treats, snacks and full meals.

Wherever possible we use local, seasonal produce including fruit and vegetables grown in our own walled garden.

Porter's Lodge outdoors café & takeaway

Sit back and relax in our licensed restaurant © David Richardson

Our newest café can be found in its woodland glade setting behind the Porter's Lodge visitor reception.

Ideal for a post-walk snack or quick bite, treat yourself to hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, light refreshments and ice creams. Four-legged visitors are also very welcome. Open from 10am - 5pm.

Great choice

Whether you're looking for great food or great shopping, a warm welcome awaits you at Ickworth.

The shop and restaurant are open 7 days a week and can be found in the West Wing visitor centre.

Quirky and fun

Our hand carved ducks are all individually named and like to live indoors

There's always a wide variety of great gifts and treats in the shop for you, your home, and your friends and your family. So come along and have a coffee and spend some time having a browse and a chat.

Good to know

  • West Wing restaurant open from 10.30am to 5pm every day
  • Porter's Lodge café open from 10am - 5pm
  • West Wing shop open from 10.30am to 5pm every day
  • We cater for most dietary requirements - just ask us