What's on the menu at Nymans?

Squares of carrot cake on a plate with a label detailing ingredients from the garden at Mottistone

Located at the top of the garden is the Pavilion Café which opens at 10am serving tempting treats and hot and cold meals. If you're in a hurry then pick up a snack from the tea garden kiosk where you'll find sandwiches, cakes & drinks.

Drinks and snacks in the Courtyard

Morning Star horsebox
Morning Star horsebox
Morning Star horsebox

You can now enjoy a drink and snack in the courtyard outside the mansion if you want to take a break while walking around the garden, or before you visit the Gallery. Refreshments are served from 'Morning Star' horse box, named after one of the horses kept at Nymans by the Messel family.

Grab a well deserved ice-cream in the new café
A girl holds an ice cream
Grab a well deserved ice-cream in the new café

Tea Garden Kiosk

Fancy an ice cream? Why not visit the tea garden café that sells a range of ice creams including the delicious Caroline's Dairy ice cream made locally at Chichester, West Sussex.

Castle Drogo
Drinking tea with pet dog
Castle Drogo

Pavilion Café

The café opens at 10am serving hot drinks and cakes and you can choose between sitting in the café or sitting outside in the in the tea garden. This is where you'll find our full menu, with a variety of dishes, including our unique dishes reflecting the spirit of Nymans. The main menu is served from 12 - 2.30pm and the café is licensed. For our younger visitors we offer hot meals and children's lunch boxes as well as bottle and baby-food warming facilities.     

Lighter snacks made with seasonal produce are also on offer in the café as well as a deliciously temptiing array of cakes and ice creams.

The chef collects vegetables from the Farmhouse Garden at Stowe, Buckinghamshire
The chef collects vegetables from the Farmhouse Garden at Stowe, Buckinghamshire
The chef collects vegetables from the Farmhouse Garden at Stowe, Buckinghamshire

Summer menu at Nymans

Click on the download to see what the café's serving up this summer.

Summer menu (PDF / 0.3603515625MB) download

Environmental friendly products

Fully compostable cups from Vegware in use at Nymans
Vegware
Fully compostable cups from Vegware in use at Nymans

We're using a range of disposables which are plant based, low carbon products made from renewable and recycles material. These items are fully compostable.