Eating

Tasty treats

Your day wouldn't be complete without treating yourself to one of our delicious cream teas. If scones don't excite your taste buds or you're after something different, then try one of our delicious cakes instead. All baked on-site by our fabulous pastry chef, Amy, you won't be disappointed.

Fancy an ice cream?

Child enjoying an ice cream

Looking for a quick snack? Our kiosk serves tea, coffee, sandwiches, cake and award winning ice cream from Criterion Ices served in delicious waffle cones. Open summer weekends and holiday periods, subject to weather.

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For the coffee lovers

We pride ourselves in using the very best ingredients and our coffee is no exception.
We use freshly ground Arabica beans for our coffee as we know that using good beans is important. Whether you want a simple filter coffee, smooth latte or strong dark espresso, we can make your favourite cup.
 

Scotney ale September

Scotney ale produced using hops from the Scotney estate

Scotney ale produced using hops from the Scotney estate

Did you know we have the only working hop farm left in the National Trust? Try our Scotney Pale ale or Best bitter in our tearoom today. It tastes great by itself or added to many recipes. Come and try our Scotney ale tea bread, cheese & Scotney ale scones or beef & Scotney ale pie all available every day on our menu throughout September.

Scone of the month

Throughout September, our scone of the month is fig and orange . We've plenty of other flavours too.  Last year, we sold over 36,000 scones and we're passionate as ever about baking more.

Special diet?

If you have special dietary requirements then our staff will be more than happy to help you find something suitable. We have a range of vegetarian options as well as gluten and dairy free cakes.

Alfresco dining

Relax and enjoy a nice cup of tea and cake in our courtyard. Hope for sun but don't worry as we have a parasol to keep you dry when the rain comes. Dogs on leads are welcome in the courtyard.

Seasonal slice

As a nation that has accepted carrot cake as a delicious tea time treat, why not try our delicious courgette and lemon cake? You won’t be disappointed so treat yourself to a seasonal slice today.

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