Eating at Basildon Park

Basildon Park tea room

The tea-room is the perfect place to stop and relax on a visit to Basildon Park. With delicious treats and a seasonal menu as well as our wonderfully traditional cream teas, there's sure to be something to tempt you.

From Thursday 22 October we will be reopening the main tea-room in the mansion. Please note there will be a one-way system, face coverings are required and we will be taking track and trace details. 

Main tea-room

The tea-room will be open every day from 10am - 4pm, with last entry at 3.45pm.

Enjoy a cup of something warm and a slice of cake in our tea room
Basildon Park tea room
Enjoy a cup of something warm and a slice of cake in our tea room

We’re serving soup, one pots, jacket potatoes, sandwiches, cakes, snacks and drinks. Please note hot food is served between 11.30am - 2.30pm. 

Please note we will only be accepting card payments at this time and contactless payment will be preferred. 

Toolshed Kiosk

The Tool shed kiosk
The Tool shed Kiosk
The Tool shed kiosk

Our Toolshed kiosk is in the stableyard and serves drinks and light refreshments. Please note the opening of the Toolshed kiosk depends on staff availability and may not be open everyday - please ask the staff on welcome point when you arrive. 

Every purchase you make, from coffees to ice creams, helps us look after Basildon Park for everyone, for ever. Thank you.


Find a nice spot at one of the picnic tables to enjoy the surroundings as you have your lunch. Or why not pitch up on the front lawn and enjoy vistas of the house and parkland? Ask a member of staff for some top tips about finding the perfect picnic spot at Basildon Park.

If you have an allergy or intolerance, please let us know

Food made here in our busy kitchen is made using a wide range of ingredients. Whilst we do our best, we can't guarrantee that any of our dishes are totally allergen free. We'd love to help you with your choice by telling you about our ingredients.

Visited before? Please speak to one of our team as ingredients sometimes change.

For more information, please call us on 01491 672382, option 4, or email us at