Eating at Kingston Lacy

Traditional cream tea on offer at Kingston Lacy, Dorset
Sit back and enjoy a delicious cream tea National Trust Images / David Levenson

There’s so much to choose from in our Stables Restaurant and Coach House café at Kingston Lacy – enjoy our delicious treats after a long walk or stop by for a cuppa before you set off. You’re bound to find something to tempt you.

Daily menu

Throughout the day pop in for a wide range of cakes, scones and cream teas on offer from 10.30am.
Enjoy a selection of hot and cold lunches served 12-2.30pm every day including:
Choose from a seasonally changing menu including:
  • Soups (gluten free) £5.50
  • Hot meals from £6.50
  • Sandwiches from £3.35
  • Hot and cold desserts from £2.65
  • Scones, cakes and tray bakes from £2.00
  • Dorset cream teas £5.75
  • Boxed lunches and salads £5.95
  • On Sundays enjoy a delicious roast lunch.

Treats for all

For those with special dietary needs, we have a range of vegetarian options as well as gluten-free cakes, bakes and rolls (available on request). Our sugar-free fruit cake, ideal for diabetics, is very popular too.

Ethically produced

Our menus are created using ethically traded produce, including freedom food chicken, free range eggs and other locally sourced ingredients wherever possible (supporting tenant farmers and local producers).

Red ruby Devon beef

Kingston Lacy’s prize-winning herd of Red Ruby Devon cattle have grazed the parkland since the 1890s. Today they still provide the beef served in the restaurant (subject to availability).

Outside dining

After your favourite winter stroll around the garden enjoy sitting in our restaurant courtyard for a warming cup of tea and delicious slice of cake.
This is the perfect place to enjoy lunch with your faithful four-legged friend - don't forget to pick up his treat when ordering your food and drink.

Something for the kids

We have plenty of choice for the little ones from our ‘pick and mix’ lunch boxes to child-size portions. Call in and take a look.

Catering for functions

Looking for a different venue to host a family and friends get-together or celebration? We are able to cater for many special occasions in our restaurant, with room hire available.
Download the function menu and booking form to find out more or telephone 01202 883402 (line 5).

Group visits

Thinking of bringing a group to Kingston Lacy? Then enjoy the restaurant facilities and have a lunch, afternoon tea or a traditional Dorset cream tea.
Please download our group menu and booking form or contact the restaurant on 01202 883402 (line 5).