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-5pm

Last orders 4:45pm

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

Visitors must have a pre-booked ticket to Standen to gain access to the Barn Café which is located by the property entrance. National Trust members have free entry to the property with pre-booked tickets.  

The Barn café is open for seasonal snacks, and home made cakes, some made with produce from our Kitchen Garden. 

In line with government guidance, you're required to wear a face covering in most enclosed spaces, unless exempt.

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.