Eating & shopping

The Kitchen Café

A warm welcome awaits in the Kitchen Café serving delicious food

A warm welcome awaits in the Kitchen Café serving delicious food

Relax in atmospheric surroundings where you’ll find delicious food made from locally sourced ingredients. There’s a choice of homemade dishes, soup (including dairy and gluten-free), sandwiches, scones and sausage rolls. Children can choose from our pick and mix range.

Seasonal menu

Each season we try new and interesting recipes alongside the old favourites. See what takes your fancy before you visit.

Ice cream parlour

tuck into some yummy ice cream

If you like ice cream, you'll find some tempting flavours here at our ice cream parlour in the stable block. We serve up delicious New Forest Ice Cream, and can also serve you hot drinks, sandwiches and cakes.

Frame Yard kiosk

Stop off at the Frame Yard kiosk for some tasty treats

Near the walled gardens you'll find our Frame Yard kiosk. During the summer months it's an ideal place to sit outside and enjoy tasty treats such as sandwiches, tea, coffee, cake and ice cream.

Meet the producers

  • Much of our home-cooked food is locally sourced
  • Cheese comes from Gwyn Williams’ award-winning Loosehanger Cheese
  • Our bread is baked at Stainers Bakery, Bishops Waltham
  • We source our meat either from the Mottisfont estate or locally
  • The Hildon Water we sell is based at Broughton

Our shop

Visit our shop for some great gifts

Visit our shop for some great gifts

The shop in the stable yard stocks a wide range of desirable gifts from fine china to outdoor clothing, games, bath time goodies, books and cards.
Browse the plants and flowers that grow in our gardens and pick up a few to grow at home.

Second-hand bookshop

Books galore in our second hand bookshop

That book you’ve always meant to read may be waiting for you in the well-stocked second-hand bookshop in the Stables. Every penny taken here goes straight back to Mottisfont.