Eating and drinking at Standen House and Garden

Cakes at Standen, West Sussex

An 18th-century barn is home to the Barn Café which serves a range of seasonal dishes. On a chilly day, come and warm with a hearty meal and a cosy wood burner. You can also share your day with friends with the free wifi available.

The Barn Café

The Barn Café is licensed and serves breakfasts such as bacon rolls between 10 and 11.00am and hot meals from 12 - 2.30pm. Lighter snacks made with seasonal produce are also on offer as well as a wide selection of hot drinks, a deliciously tempting array of cakes, ice creams and children's lunch boxes.

Specific requests

There's no need to miss out on a treat at Standen. The menu includes options for vegetarian and gluten free diets with soya milk available for hot drinks.Please ask one of our team if you have any specific dietary requirements.

From plot to plate

Last year the kitchen garden supplied over 400kg of fresh fruit and vegetables to our café. Try a tasty seasonal dishes made with produce straight from the kitchen garden.

Vegetables in the kitchen garden at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Seasonal food and growing 

Local and seasonal food is something that we're passionate about. You'll find our month-by-month calendar of what's in season, with tips on growing your own and recipes from our chefs, essential reading for a low-food mile lifestyle.