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Our restaurant

Stourhead's signature dish

All our ingredients are locally sourced and organic © NTPL/William Shaw

All our ingredients are locally sourced and organic

Our signature dish is an organic beef cobbler which was first created to celebrate our restaurants Food for Life catering mark. This means that our food is free from unwanted additives, uses only the best seasonal, local produce and all our meat and dairy are organic and free-range.

Afternoon cream tea

Why not treat yourself to one of our cream teas?

Choose two freshly bakes scones, add some local clotted cream, strawberry conserve and a tea or coffee.

Did you know?

  • Stourhead has over 400,000 visitors a year
  • Most of our visitors pop into the restaurant at some point during the day
  • Our soup is always gluten and dairy free
  • We always have a vegetarian hot main meal available
  • All our coffees and teas are Fairtrade
  • Our bakers Thea and Marina ensure fresh cakes and scones are ready waiting for you
  • We have a fantastic team of volunteers who help at busy times
  • Our private function room can accomodate up to 50 people

For the kids

Lunchtime on the lawn at Stourhead

Lunchtime on the lawn at Stourhead

Pick up a children's picnic from our restaurant and get ready for your Stourhead adventure.

Fill your picnic bag, or if you want something warmer, we also do child's portions of our hot meals, just ask at the hot food counter.

Soil Association award


We are proud to say that our restaurant has achieved a silver Soil Association award.

Everything on our menu is guaranteed to be freshly prepared, better for animal welfare and locally sourced.

Our food suppliers

  • Our organic milk and cream is provided by Ivy House farm, Somerset
  • We use local cheeses supplied by Crook & Churn Dairy
  • Our free range eggs come from one of our tenant farmers, just two miles away
  • Our presses are made on the Western Stourhead estate using Stourhead spring water
  • We use fruit and vegetables provided by Chalmers of Wells, Somerset...
  • well as our own, grown in Stourhead's walled garden

We are open

Stourhead restaurant

Our restaurant is open 9am-6pm from April to October and until 5pm from November to March.

We serve hot food from 12 noon until 3pm every day.