Eating at Belton

Victoria Sponge Cake

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing lunch with friends, a sweet treat with family, or a rewarding breakfast after a long walk, there’s always something to tempt you at Belton.

The Pavilion Café

Open daily, 9.30am-5.30pm.

For one year only we invite you to enjoy a tea room with a view. The Pavilion Café, inspired by Belton’s extravagant Victorian garden parties, is located on Belton’s front lawn with breath-taking views of the house and parkland.

Belton's Pavilion Café
The temporary catering restaurant at Belton House
Belton's Pavilion Café

Breakfast

Served from 9.30am-11.30am, enjoy bacon and sausage baps, sausage rolls and hot or cold drinks to get your day off to a great start.

Enjoy our succulent sausage rolls
Sausage roll
Enjoy our succulent sausage rolls

Lunch

Served from 11.30am-2.30pm, choose from a range of freshly prepared hot seasonal dishes,sandwiches, salads and light bites. A selection of children’s meals are also available.

Our crisp summer salads are made with local, seasonal produce
Feta and pea salad
Our crisp summer salads are made with local, seasonal produce

Afternoon treat

From 2.30pm-5.30pm, re-fuel after your adventures and tuck into cream teas, cakes, soup and sandwiches.

Stop by for a homemade scone
Cheese scones in a baking tray at a National Trust property
Stop by for a homemade scone

Private hire

The Pavilion Café is available for private evening parties. For more information, please email belton@nationaltrust.org.uk.

One of Belton’s extravagant Victorian garden parties
Cairo Bazaar
One of Belton’s extravagant Victorian garden parties

Ride Play Café

Open daily, 9.30am-5.30pm.

Hot food is served from 10am-3pm on weekdays and 10am-4pm weekends and school holidays.

Families are fully catered for in the Ride so you can relax and enjoy your time together. We offer special menus, indoor adventure play, highchairs, a microwave to warm baby food, baby changing facilities and free Wi-Fi.

Visit the Ride Play Cafe for an indoor adventure
Child dressed up as a ladybird at Belton's Ride Play Cafe
Visit the Ride Play Cafe for an indoor adventure

Please note that a timed ticket system operates on busy days. Interested in celebrating a birthday party in the Ride? Find out more here.

Muddy Hands Kiosk

Open weekdays, 10am-4.30pm.

Open weekends and school holidays, 10am-5.30pm.

Located in Belton’s outdoor adventure playground Muddy Hands is open daily. Choose from a selection of snacks, ice creams and hot and cold drinks while the children let off some steam in National Trust’s largest outdoor playground. 

A boy enjoys ice cream
A boy enjoys ice cream
A boy enjoys ice cream

Allergen information

We take allergies very seriously and we work hard to provide a wide choice to suit a range of dietary needs. If you have a food intolerance or allergy, please ask a member of the team about suitable items on the menu.

Food for life served here

We’re proud that our restaurant and café bear the Bronze Food for Life Served Here Award. The award recognises our commitment to serving local, fresh and honest food made using ethical and sustainable ingredients.

Thanks for your support

Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy at Belton helps us to continue looking after this special place for everyone to enjoy, thank you.