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Family members sat outside the café at Osterley Park and House, London
Family sat outside the café at Osterley Park and House | © National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

Places to eat in London

National Trust cafes across London are on hand with warming drinks, hot lunches and tasty treats. Settle down in a cosy corner or take your food to-go.

Cafes and tea-rooms in London

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Eating and shopping at Osterley Park 

Discover where to eat and drink at Osterley Park and House. Stop for refreshments in the historic Tudor courtyard and browse the shops for gifts and pre-loved books.

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Eating and shopping at Ham House and Garden 

Set in historic buildings, the Orangery Café and shop offer warm and inviting spaces to relax and treat yourself on your visit to Ham House and Garden.

Catering assistant making drinks in the café at Morden Hall Park, London
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Eating and shopping at Morden Hall Park 

Enjoy freshly prepared tasty snacks and cakes at a choice of two cafés and pick up the perfect read at the second-hand bookshop, all supporting the National Trust’s work.

Visitors buying a pot of tea in the Magna Carta tea-room at Runnymede and Ankerwycke, Surrey
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Eating at Runnymede 

Stay refreshed with hot and cold drinks, light meals, snacks and cakes in the Magna Carta tea-room at Runnymede.

Picnic spots in London

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Osterley Park & House 

Kick back and relax in a deckchair at Osterley Park & House. Take in beautiful views of the formal gardens and enjoy a slice of calm. Stock up on hot and cold drinks from the Stable Café, the perfect addition to your picnic.

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Ham House & Garden 

Find shady picnic spots in the Wilderness when the weather's hot, or relax on a bench on the terrace. The Orangery Café will be on hand with cooling treats

A family among the long grass in a meadow at Runnymede, Surrey
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Runnymede 

Picnic in historic meadows at Runnymede, the site of the sealing of Magna Carta in 1215. Pick a relaxing riverside spot, or head towards the shady woodland for a respite from the sun. Top up your picnic feast with ice creams and drinks from the cafe.

Exterior view of Fenton House and Garden, London. The gardens include an orchard, kitchen garden, rose garden and formal terraces and lawns.

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