Eating and Shopping at Claydon

Stop and take time to relax and unwind at Claydon. Enjoy the Phoenix Kitchen, found in the Claydon Courtyard, along with independent shops and business for you to enjoy while on your visit. Please note, you don't need to book a ticket if you are only visiting Claydon Courtyard and Phoenix Kitchen.

Phoenix Kitchen


The Phoenix Kitchen serves fresh wholesome food to enjoy within the beautiful surroundings of Claydon Courtyard.


Open daily between 10am-5pm, serving a selection of breakfasts, lunches, homemade cakes, organic tea and Fairtrade coffee. With delicious daily specials and a children’s menu, there is something for all the family. 


If you would like to treat yourself to an Afternoon Tea or a Sunday Lunch on your visit, then please pre-book your table here.

Book an afternoon tea at Claydon with scones, cakes and fresh sandwiches
A selection of cakes, sandwiches and scones to enjoy as an afternoon tea
Book an afternoon tea at Claydon with scones, cakes and fresh sandwiches


The Phoenix Kitchen is located in Claydon Courtyard and is run by Claydon Estate. Visit the Phoenix Kitchen website.

Claydon Courtyard

Open throughout the year between 10am-5pm, Claydon Courtyard has an excellent eatery, exclusive independent businesses and charming holiday cottages.


Visitors to Claydon Courtyard can eat, shop, relax and stay in the peaceful open space of this 18th century courtyard. Home to a range of local, independent businesses, you can enjoy freshly cooked food, buy something unique and beautiful, book a spa experience or learn new skills in a workshop. 

Explore shopping at Claydon Courtyard and grab something to eat at the Phoenix Kitchen
A grass courtyard with shops around the outside
Explore shopping at Claydon Courtyard and grab something to eat at the Phoenix Kitchen


Claydon Courtyard is run by Claydon Estate. Visit the Claydon Estate website for more details on the different courtyard businesses and opening hours.

National Trust shop

While we no longer have a National Trust shop at Claydon, you can browse National Trust homeware and gifts online. 


Every purchase helps keep places like Claydon special. If you prefer to browse in person, you could pop by to visit our shop at Stowe, open everyday from 10am.