Eating at Sissinghurst Castle Garden
When you find yourself in need of refreshment at Sissinghurst, look no further than the restaurant and coffee shop. There are lots of delicious meals, cakes and savoury treats to be found which are freshly made by our chefs and bakers, using produce grown in the vegetable garden.
The Granary restaurant
Feeling hungry after a walk around the estate? Enjoy a lunch prepared from a seasonally changing menu. Hot food is available from the Granary restaurant between 12 noon and 3pm.
Our Christmas Offer
Celebrate with family and friends this festive season with a hearty Christmas meal in the Granary restaurant.
Booking is essential and must be made 7 working days before your requested date. To book please call 01580 710704, our lines are open between 9am - 4pm.
What else is on the menu?
- Teas, coffees and biscuits
- Sweet and savoury scones
- Traybakes and cakes
- Soups and one pots
- Vegan cream teas
- Hot lunchtime meals and much more
In the Granary restaurant we cater for all sizes of appetite. The children’s menu changes throughout the seasons with dishes such as jacket potatoes with cheese, beans or tuna; lunchboxes with a ham or cheese sandwich; sausage and mash with vegetables and onion gravy and a children’s Sunday roast.
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.
The Old Dairy coffee shop
The Old Dairy coffee shop has a reduced menu from the Granary restaurant, serving only light refreshments, making it an ideal place to take a quick break before you make your way around the garden. It's also great for keen gardeners as there are displays of Sissinghurst-propagated flowers for sale as well as other equipment to help improve any garden. And you can grab a book from the second-hand bookshop before you start your exploration.
On the menu
- Teas, coffee and hot chocolate
- Savoury and sweet scones
- Traybakes and cakes
- Sandwiches and crisps
- Juice and other soft drinks
- Muffins and flapjacks
Food feet, not miles
The tasty menus are created by our head chef, who works with the team of vegetable gardeners to create dishes inspired by Sissinghurst which highlight the season's best produce. You can see vegetables and soft fruit growing in the garden across the field from the Granary restaurant window. It moves a matter of feet, not miles, before it lands on your plate.
Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.
Find a souvenir of your visit with plants grown in the nursery, gifts and souvenirs telling the stories of Sissinghurst in the gift shop and a vast collection of second-hand books.
Explore the garden at Sissinghurst, with its vibrant planting schemes and architectural planning, and discover why it ranks among the most famous gardens in England.
Climb the Tower at Sissinghurst for views of the whole garden, peruse thousands of books in the Long Library and explore the South Cottage, a retreat at the centre of the garden.
With 460 acres of beautiful Wealden countryside there’s plenty of space to explore, run around, walk the dog, cycle and spot wildlife on the estate at Sissinghurst Castle Garden.
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