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Eating at Smallhythe Place

Visitors in the team room at Smallhythe Place
Visitors in the team room at Smallhythe Place | © National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

Complete your visit to Smallhythe Place with a bite to eat in our quaint tea room, nestled within the 17th century Barn Theatre.

Located next to the entrance to the Barn Theatre is our tea room.

The room's architecture is designed to resemble the Barn in which it is nestled, providing vistors with a unique lunching experience.

Enjoy a cup of tea from one of our beautiful china tea sets, nibble on a delicious slice of cake or a tasty treat whilst experiencing views of the Kent countryside and an archaeological display or two.

Colouring sheets are available on the side tables.

Second-hand books

Also available in the space is a range of second-hand books. Settle down at one of our tables, grab a book and spend an afternoon getting lost in a literary world. All the proceeds from the sale of books goes towards the funding of conservation projects here at Smallhythe Place.

All the books we sell have been generously donated by visitors, volunteers, staff and friends of Smallhythe Place. We'd like to thank everyone for their generosity and we're always happy to accept more, so if you have some books that you'd like to pass on, please let us know.

Archaeological displays

To celebrate the archaeological digs at Smallhythe Place between 2021 and 2023, we have had glass tops fashioned in several of our tables to display some of the fascinating pieces found on site.