Eating & shopping

Clocktower Café

Our cafe is the ideal place to refuel

Our cafe is the ideal place to refuel

The Clocktower Café serves a tasty selection of drinks, sandwiches, ice-creams, snacks and hot meals for you to tuck into while you are here.

You can enjoy our tasty brunch menu from 10.30 – 11.45am, including bacon, egg and sausage sandwiches - a great way to start your visit.

Lunch is served from 11.45am – 3pm and you can choose from soup, sandwiches, hot snacks or the main meal of the day. 

Sit down to afternoon tea from 3 – 5pm and enjoy tea and coffee and a delicious cake before you set off home.

We've got lots of space downstairs and upstairs for you to enjoy your food or you can always head outside and soak up the atmosphere of the courtyard while eating at one of our outdoor tables.

A taste of what's on the menu

Warm up with a hearty meal of sausage and mash

  • Sausage and mash
  • Vegetarian chilli con carne
  • Toasted panini filled with tuna and cheese melt
  • Baked jacket potato with prawn marie rose filling
  • Freshly made bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich
  • Home-made carrot & coriander soup
  • Sticky toffee cake
  • Tipsy cake

(menu will vary from day to day)

Garden kiosk

Enjoy a cuppa in the garden on fine days

We have a small kiosk at the bottom of the walled garden that serves takeaway drinks, snacks and ice-creams during the high season (weather permitting), with seating in the 'potting shed' next door.

Wallington shop

Shop for gifts and treats in our well stocked shop

We sell a wide range of quality products including many local items, cards, books, toys, CDs, DVDs, confectionary, picnic-ware, garden products, bags, scarves, jewellery, toiletries and gift ideas.

Go on, treat yourself.

Plant centre

Buy beautiful local plants from our plant centre

Take inspiration from our flourishing gardens and buy herbs and plants from our well-stocked plant centre.  Many of the plants are grown at a local nursery run by one of the Wallington gardeners.

Take a well earned break from exploring the house and enjoy afternoon tea. © National Trust/LindaHolung

Take a well earned break from exploring the house and enjoy afternoon tea.

Tea room in the house

Enjoy afternoon tea in our 1940's style tea room in the house. Choose from a menu that includes loose leaf tea or coffee, sandwiches, cakes and scones. Our waitresses have even got into character with period costumes! Sip from fine china and soak up the atmosphere of the house in this beautifully decorated tea room.

Open from mid-March, 12-4pm Wednesday to Monday (closed when the house is closed)

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