Calke's restaurant and café

Girl drinking from a takeaway cup

There are several places to stop off for refreshments at Calke Abbey, including a restaurant, dog-friendly café and pop-up kiosks at peak times. Find out where you can eat and drink here.

The restaurant and café

There are two cafés located in the stableyard at Calke. Open every day from 9.30am, the restaurant serves a range of hot and cold meals and drinks, sandwiches, light snacks and sweet treats. 

The café near to the ticket office is open at weekends, bank holidays, school holidays, serving light bites and drinks. Dogs are welcome inside the café, where you'll also find some dog-friendly treats. 

We are continuing to maintain high standards of cleanliness, and till and collection points will be screened. Card payments are preferred, but cash is accepted. Hand sanitiser will be available should visitors wish to use it. Thank you for making this a safe experience for everyone.

Refreshments at Calke Explore

During peak times and at weekends, the kiosk at Calke Explore is open so you can stay refreshed while exploring the estate. There is outdoor seating available at Calke Explore. 

Help us reduce single-use cups by bringing a keep cup on your next visit
Reusable eco-friendly keep cups at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire
Help us reduce single-use cups by bringing a keep cup on your next visit

Staunton Harold reservoir café 

The National Trust café at Staunton Harold reservoir is now open every day from 10am–4pm. The café is located at Staunton Harold Reservoir near Melbourne, Derbyshire. You can find us on Calke Road, Windmill Hill, Melbourne, Derbyshire, DE73 8DN, or give us a ring on 01332 865685 for more information.

Please note that the reservoir is not owned by the National Trust, therefore car parking charges apply to all visitors. Please visit the Severn Trent website for car parking information and prices.

Money well spent

Every penny you spend in Calke Abbey's Food and Beverage outlets helps us fund vital conservation work at special places like Calke. Thank you for your support.