National Trust Standen Barn Cafe

Lady eating scone with jam

An 18th-century barn is home to the Barn Café which is open for takeaway seasonal snacks, ice creams and drinks for a perfect picnic. Come and enjoy homemade cakes, some made with produce from our Kitchen Garden.

Opening times

Spring, summer & autumn (01 Mar-31 Oct)

Daily, 10am-4pm

Last orders 3:45pm

Winter (01 Nov-29 Feb)

Daily, 10am-4pm

Last orders 3:45pm

Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Standen House and Garden, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4NE

For more information, please call 01342 323029 or email

Pre-booked tickets only, including gaining access to the Barn Café which is located by the property entrance. National Trust members have free entry with pre-booked tickets only.  

The Barn café is open for seasonal snacks, and home made cakes, some made with produce from our Kitchen Garden. Complete your day at Standen with a visit to the shop. You'll find a range of Arts & Crafts and Morris & Co. inspired gifts, textiles and ceramics, souvenirs and locally produced gifts so you can take a piece of Standen home with you.

Our commitment to great food

Gardener and catering assistant selecting produce from the Kitchen Garden at Standen, West Sussex

Seasonal home-grown produce

A true plot to plate story, last year our Kitchen Garden provided 663kg of fresh fruit and vegetables to the Barn café, including 242kg pumpkin/squash, 75kg apples, 66kg beetroot, 62.7kg rhubarb and 26.4kg potatoes. Try tasty seasonal dishes made with produce straight from the garden here at Standen.