Eating and shopping at Mottisfont

Trout tart and asparagus served at Mottisfont, Hampshire

Treat yourself to lunch or a tasty treat from one of our cafés while you visit. Don't forget to browse our shop, plant centre and collection of secondhand books too.

Where to eat

Whether you’re seeking a full meal or a light bite, we have a variety of different outlets to suit all cravings.

The Old Kitchen

Discover delicious, seasonal food and discover more of Mottisfont’s history in the Old Kitchen, located in the Victorian kitchens of our historic house.

The Coach House Café

The Coach House Café in the Stables serves lighter bites. Try a bowl of soup, find hot and cold sandwiches to eat in or take away, and stock up on cakes and drinks.

Everything is served on high quality disposable tableware, all of which is composted or recycled. This café is very accessible for families, with seating both indoors and outside.

Treat yourself to something tasty from the Coach House Cafe
Cakes and biscuits on display in the Coach House Cafe at Mottisfont, Hampshire

Stables Ice Cream

Open on sunny days. Choose from a wide range of scoop ice cream.

Walled Garden Kiosk

Open at peak times when the weather is good, the kiosk is an ideal spot to sit outside and enjoy a sandwich, tea, coffee, cake or ice cream.

Where to shop

Our lovely shop is situated in the Welcome Centre. Browse through books, treat yourself to some tasty food or drink and discover fantastic seasonal ranges, including homeware.

Mottisfont's shop is a beautiful space for browsing
Items displayed on a table in the shop at Mottisfont, Hampshire

Plant centre

Next to the shop in the Welcome Centre, our plant sales area boasts a wide variety of seasonal plants to brighten up your garden. If you're feeling inspired by Mottisfont's gardens, pop by to take home some of your own blooms.

Seasonal plants for sale at Mottisfont
Plants for sale in the shop at Mottisfont, Hamsphire

Second-hand bookshop

That book you’ve always meant to read may be waiting for you in the well-stocked second-hand bookshop in the stables. Every penny taken here goes back to helping us with our projects and conservation work.