Sudbury Hall's Coach House tea-room

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Make the most of your day at Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood and have morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea all in one place. The hardest thing is deciding which of the tasty cakes to choose from.

Our food

The Coach House tea-room is proud to serve a seasonal menu, using local and fair-trade products wherever possible. Our cakes are baked fresh in our kitchen using special National Trust recipes and yes we do have to test them.

Try our locally sourced bangers and mash
a yummy plate of sausages
Try our locally sourced bangers and mash


Treat yourself to a cooked lunch from our daily special’s menu. Favourite dishes include sausage and mash, jacket potatoes and hot Panini’s with a variety of fillings.

For something lighter choose from our range of bloomer sandwiches or a bowl of tasty homemade soup, all freshly prepared on site.

A warming seasonal soup served with crusty bread
Bowl of soup with crusty bread
A warming seasonal soup served with crusty bread

Children's menu

Our younger visitors can tuck into the children's menu with mini versions of our main meals.

If the weather’s good then children can pick and choose from a range of items to fill their own lunch bag and enjoy a picnic outside.

Tasty treats

For your afternoon tea try one of our delicious scones baked on site; we make savoury and sweet varieties, depending on what tickles your taste buds.

We always have a range of cakes to tempt you throughout the day. Choose from one of our traditional favourites like Victoria sponge, chocolate and coffee cake, or local recipes for Ashbourne ginger cake and Bakewell slices.

Try our yummy home made scones
homemade cheese scones
Try our yummy home made scones

Opening times

Please check our opening times and days on our homepage before you visit to avoid disappointment. Free to visit, the Coach House tea-room is open from 10.30am to 5pm every day during the open season, with hot food served between 12pm and 2.30pm.