Eating & Shopping

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The Cottage Tea-room menu

Choose from a variety of delicious options

Choose from a wide selection of rolls, soups and cakes, treat yourself to a cream tea and order the kids a tasty treat in the form of a special children's platter.

A spot of tea-room history at Lyveden

Enjoy your tea and cake in a beautiful and historic place © National Trust/T Bradshaw

An historic place for a cuppa. Find out about the unique and fascinating history of the tearoom, from its life as a gamekeeper's lodge to a homely National Trust tea-room.

Spring in the Cottage Tea-room

The tearoom is the perfect place to relax and watch Lyveden reawaken.  Spot the spring wildlife, listen to the birdsong, and don't miss the emerging flowers, accompanied by a cosy cuppa or hearty meal.

Classic cream teas

Enjoy a delicious cream tea © National Trust

  • Enjoy a traditional cream tea, with freshly made scones, jam and cream.
  • Try a savoury tea, a delicious cheese scone served with chutney and cream cheese.
  • Served with tea or coffee.

Soups and rolls

Ask a member of staff for the soup of the day © Paul Harris

Choose from a vegetarian or meat-based soup.

Tuck in to a cottage roll, with your choice of filling:

  • Smoked salmon & cream cheese
  • Egg & spring onion
  • Ham & spring salad
  • Cheddar & pickle

Lyveden Recipes

Why not have a go at one of our recipes yourself?  This delicious cake is one our most popular varieties.

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