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Eating at Wimpole Estate

A visitor buys food at the counter in the Old Rectory restaurant at Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire
Enjoy a light lunch on your visit to Wimpole | © Oskar Proctor

Discover the range of seasonal and locally sourced treats on sale in both the shop and restaurant. With all profits going back into the conservation of Wimpole Estate, your spending can be guilt free.

The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory is a great place to drop enjoy a hot meal or light lunch. Enjoy home cooked seasonal produce, homemade cakes and cream teas. The menu also includes local dishes made using seasonal produce from Wimpole’s own gardens.

With a terrace overlooking the garden, it's a great place to rest, relax and plan the rest of your visit to Wimpole.

*Please note hot food is only served 12pm - 2.30pm, subject to availability.

Stables Café

Nestled in the corner of the stable block, the Stables Café is the place to go for a coffee and some cake, or a sandwich lunch.

Popular with walkers and visitors to the park, it's the place to pop in to for a snack or an ice cream. With both (dog friendly!) indoor and outdoor seating in the Stables courtyard, it’s the ideal place to sit and relax.

Farm Café

Stop in at the Farm Café, located at Wimpole Home Farm. Serving a range of hot and cold drinks, snacks and ice cream, it's the ideal spot to take a quick pit-stop. The Farm Café overlooks the paddocks and play area, with picnic benches in front of the café.

If you’re enjoying a picnic at Home Farm, why not add in a treat?

Our food & beverage outlet offers are highly seasonally dependent. Please check our opening times before you visit, not all of our food outlets are open daily.

Allergen information

Most of the food and drink served is prepared on site in our kitchen, using a wide range of ingredients. As a result, we can’t guarantee that any of our food and drink products are completely allergen free.

If you have an allergy or intolerance and would like ingredient information about the food and drink served, please ask the staff, who will be happy to help.

Always check when you visit

Visited before? We sometimes change our recipes to improve quality and flavour, including the ingredients. When you visit, please speak to one of our team to check the current allergen information for your favourite dish.

Bringing a picnic

Sunny days, weekends and bank holidays can be busy, however you’re always welcome to bring a picnic. You'll find picnic benches at Home Farm or you can picnic in the church field whilst the kids play on the grass.

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Enjoy a cream tea in the cafe | © National Trust Images/Jason Ingram

Dogs are welcome

We know dogs are part of the family too, so if you’re visiting with your four-legged friend, dogs on leads are welcome in the Stable Block, where there's a water bowl so they can quench their thirst, or sit outside the restaurant on the terrace.

Doing our bit for the environment

We use Vegware packaging made from plants for our disposable items, which means that our takeaway cups and lids are fully compostable. We also sell reusable bamboo cups, or you can bring your own and receive a 25p discount off your next hot drink.

Thank you

Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.

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