Eating at Belton

A pot of tea in the stables cafe at Belton House, Lincolnshire.

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.

Stables café

Open daily, 10.00am - 4pm.

Belton’s refurbished Stables Café will offer you an entirely different dining experience within this beautiful historic setting. The café is open daily.

Dog-friendly seating

After a long stroll in the fresh air with your four-legged friend, it’s nice to sit back and put your feet (or paws) up.  

Dogs are welcome within the indoor seating of the Stables Café, with the exception of the seating directly behind the main servery. 

After a long stroll in the fresh air with your four-legged friend, it’s nice to sit back and put your feet (or paws) up.
A dog relaxing in the outside seating area of the cafe at Belton House, Lincolnshire
After a long stroll in the fresh air with your four-legged friend, it’s nice to sit back and put your feet (or paws) up.

On warmer days, the stable yard also offers extra outdoor seating so you can sit out and enjoy the sunshine.

The Joinery ice cream parlour 

Open Saturday and Sunday 11am - 4pm. 

Available from Belton’s historic carpenter’s workshop, our ice cream is made by the Brown Family in the Derbyshire hills, where they’ve been milking cows since 1953. With over 20 flavours to choose from, which flavour would you pick?

Grab a well deserved ice-cream in the new café
A girl holds an ice cream
Grab a well deserved ice-cream in the new café

Muddy Hands Kiosk

Open weekends 10.30am - 3pm.

Located in Belton’s outdoor adventure playground, Muddy Hands is open on weekends and school holidays. 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. 

Remember your reusable cup

Every time you present a reusable cup when you order a hot drink at one of our cafes, tea rooms or kiosks*, we'll give you 25p off as a thank you for helping the environment by reducing the number of disposable cups used. This promotion replaces the hot drinks loyalty card scheme, which closed in February 2021.

Enjoy a delicious coffee
Coffee cup
Enjoy a delicious coffee

*Discount not guaranteed at food outlets operated by third parties.

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.

Re-fuel in Belton’s Stables Café after your adventures.
The stables cafe at Belton House, Lincolnshire.
Re-fuel in Belton’s Stables Café after your adventures.

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.