The Great Barn Restaurant

Smoked mackerel fishcake from the summer menu

Whether you are looking for a relaxing lunch with friends or family, a sweet treat or a rewarding breakfast after a walk, there is always something to tempt you at Hardwick’s restaurant.

The Great Barn Restaurant itself provides a different feel in each of the areas within it; if visitors wish to enjoy a latte and a magazine, the sofas in the ‘Loft’ allows you  to take your time in comfy and quieter surroundings, whilst families are fully catered for with special menus, toys/ games and highchairs to make it easy for you to enjoy a meal together.

Enjoying a tasty summer treat
Enjoying a tasty summer treat

Friends meeting for a walk and a coffee are able to drop in for a catch up, without worrying about muddy boots! Business users also use the Great Barn, with easy access from the M1 J29 and free WiFi, grab some lunch and catch up on emails too.

Pepper, tomato and cheese sweet potato flan
Pepper, tomato and cheese sweet potato flan

Our Catering Manager and Head Chef co-write seasonal menus and a specials board hosts a range of creative dishes. Head Chef, Ricky, works closely with the Senior Gardener to get the best seasonal ingredients to bring to the delicious dishes. Hardwick boasts one the largest and impressive Herb Gardens in the country and it provides a variety of herbs and vegetables, for example, apple mint, peppermint, rosemary, artichokes, cardoons, sage and fennel.

Some of the seasonal menu highlights are; Mature cheddar and red onion rarebit, Pepper, tomato and cheese sweet potato flan and a tasty scone for an afternoon treat. Children's menus are also available.

Treat yourself to a scone on your visit today
Treat yourself to a scone on your visit today

If you have a food intolerance or allergy, the Hardwick team are happy to help you find suitable food and drinks on the menu.