Tuck into something tasty at Ightham Mote

A selection of homemade cakes

With tasty homemade treats, light lunches and refreshing drinks, Ightham Mote's café is the ideal place to relax during your visit or reward yourself at the end of a walk.

Carrot cake ready for serving in the Mote Café

Cakes and bakes

Choose from a selection of mouth-watering cakes, bakes and scones, with seasonal options throughout the year. The Mote Café is open daily from 10am.

Honey roast swede soup and slice of crusty bread

Winter warmer lunches

Enjoy delicious hot meals and light lunches from 12 noon - 2.30pm. Many of the ingredients are locally sourced and, where possible, come from the garden and estate at Ightham Mote. Freshly prepared sandwiches are also available daily.

A child looking expectantly at food

Children's meals

We cater for all the family to make your visit as easy as possible. Choose from our children’s lunch boxes or enjoy a child-size portion of any of our main meals.

A small dog, in winter jumper, sitting outdoors at a table with the family

Patio service

If you've been enjoying a walk with your dog, you're all welcome to sit on the patio and re-fuel. There's something warming for you, with dog treats and water bowls available for your canine friend.

Table set for a function with napkins, wine glasses, plates, cutlery and wint

Private functions

To book the Mote Café for private parties and functions, contact the Catering Manager on 01732 811378.

Thank you

We couldn't do this without you

Every sip you take and every bite you make in the café helps us care for Ightham Mote for ever for everyone.