Festive food at Blickling

A Christmas pudding

Whether you want to grab a quick bite to eat, a coffee and a treat or sit down for a warming casserole we'll have a variety of options for you during our festive period.

From 30 November - 20 December, the cafes will be open daily from 11am - 7pm, serving hot food from 12noon until 6pm.

Temple | Open daily from 3-7pm

Head along Temple Walk to the Doric Temple to warm up with mulled wine, hot spiced apple or hot chocolate. If you're peckish, why not try a gingerbread tree or mince pie to enjoy with your drink?

Warm up with a hot chocolate and something tasty
Children enjoying hot chocolate drinks
Warm up with a hot chocolate and something tasty

The Stables | Open daily from 11am-7pm

Soup, sandwiches & light bites

Roast onion, parsnip and apple, tuscan style bean soup | served with freshly baked bread

Broccoli and cheese filo bake

Sausage roll

Jacket potatoes | plain, cheese, beans or tuna 

Rolls, paninis and sandwiches: Ham salad sandwich | egg and cress | cheddar and spring onion | tuna and cucumber | vegan cheese and sweet pickle| brie, fig and pear melt | brie and cranberry ciabatta | pigs in blankets deli roll | Christmas Dinner deli roll

Hot mains 

Turkey and mustard casserole one pot

Venison stew

Squash and butterbean hotpot


Shredded sprout, bacon and chestnut

Chicken caesar


Christmas pudding with brandy sauce

Yule log

Christmas cake

Mixed berry cheesecake

A large selection of cakes, traybakes & the all-important mince pies

First mince pie of the season
Mince pies
First mince pie of the season

Muddy Boots cafe

If you're feeling peckish on arrival or at the end of your visit, head to Muddy Boots by the car park, for flavoured coffees, light bites, soup and cakes.

The Bucks Arms

There's also a lovely welcome waiting for you at the Bucks, with a warming fire and plenty of festive delights on the menu.  It is advisable to book in advance over the Christmas season.

Squash Soup - NT Cookbook
Winter warmers, hearty soups, NT cookbook
Squash Soup - NT Cookbook
Woman having tea and cake

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