When hunger strikes...

Beetroot in a bowl

From freshly-made sandwiches and tasty jacket potatoes, not to mention tremendous treats that change with the seasons. We've got the whole family covered.

There are four places to stop, have a break and enjoy something to eat at Gibside.

The Cafe in Market Place is the main stop-off and the other three are found around the estate to ensure there's always a place for you to be able to relax and enjoy the surroundings, perhaps with a slice of cake?...

Whether it's for breakfast, lunch, tea... or perhaps a snack inbetween. You can indulge in a homemade scone, order a glass of wine or perhaps a hot chocolate with marshmallows, there's even a special lunchbox for the youngsters.

Gibside Café, in Market Place

The café is an ideal place to take a breather before or after exploring the estate, meeting friends or simply enjoying some peace and quiet by yourself. There's seating both inside and outdoors and if you have any questions please just ask.

All day, you can choose from; a range of sandwiches, homemade scones, biscuits, cakes and a kid's picnic box.

Plus, this winter indulge in red Thai squash soup, beef and beetroot stew or potato, red cabbage and roasted garlic salad. In amongst the usual delicious homemade cakes on offer, there also be chocolate and beetroot cake.

Breakfast is availble from 10am - 12pm; bacon or sausage sandwich, toasted teacake, crumpets or toast. 

Lunch is available from 12pm - 2.30pm; homemade seasonal soup, jacket potato with a selection of fillings or pizza baguette.

Need a lunch box for the kids?

Need lunch fit for a kid? Don't worry, please ask at Gibside cafe and they can provide you a take-away lunchbox filled with tasty, homemade treats and perfect for taking to Strawberry Castle Play Area. Yippee!

The sandwiches at Gibside are fresh and scrumtious
sliced bread

Stables Carriage House Coffee Shop, at The Stables

With floor to ceiling glass windows in the elegant classical archways and lpocated in the historical stable block, this is the ideal place for a mid-walk stop-off. There's cosy seating inside or if it's a nice day out you can opt to sit outdoors in the courtyard.

Relax, indulge and create memories
Visitors enjoying snacks at the Stables Carriage Cafe

Strawberry Castle Kiosk by Strawberry Castle Play Area

Open every weekend and school holiday, Strawberry Castle kiosk serves ice creams, drinks and snacks. However, don't worry, it's not all for the youngsters, you can enjoy a cappuccino or mocha while the kids play away.

Everyone can have fun at Strawberry Castle Play Area, even the big kids!
A family enjoy the play area at Gibside

Gibside Pub, in Market Place

You won't find many pubs in an 18th Century estate, however, during opening hours in the main cafe you can indulge in your favourite tipple... perhaps while celebrating with friends or enjoying a glass of wine with lunch. 

On Friday and Saturday evenings Gibside Pub is open unitl 9pm. Relax indoors or sit outside by log fire braziers. Gibside Pub is uber family-friendly and there's a small play area by the pub, beverages available for the youngsters as well as homemade pizza from 6pm.

Keep your eye out for regular buskers nights, Beer and a Bite Night and more.

Enjoy real ale and lager by Wylam Brewery at Gibside Pub
Member of staff pulling a pint