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Eating at Seaton Delaval Hall

A family enjoying Seaton Delaval Hall's historic Brewhouse Cafe outdoor seating
Treat yourself to something sweet at Seaton Delaval Hall's historic Brewhouse Cafe. | © Annapurna Mellor

During your visit to Seaton Delaval Hall, stop by the Brewhouse Café. Housed in a 17th-century building that pre-dates the Hall, it offers a wide range of drinks and snacks, as well as indoor and outdoor seating.

The Brewhouse Café

Located near the Stables, the Brewhouse Café is housed in a 17th-century, Grade II-listed building that's previously been used as an agricultural building, a brewhouse and a coach house.

Summer treats

Visit throughout the summer holidays to enjoy an array of tasty treats to keep you going throughout your busy day. From kids' packed lunch boxes to ice creams and cold drinks, we've got you covered to keep you from hearing 'I'm hungry!', and if it all gets too much we've also got a selection of iced coffees to help you through the day!

What’s on the menu

Choose from a selection of hot and cold food and drinks, light snacks, soups, pastries, sandwiches, cakes sweet treats and - of course - the obligatory National Trust scone, freshly made on site by our chefs. We have a full children's menu including kids' lunchboxes and we cater for gluten free and vegan diets.


The Brewhouse Café has both indoor and outdoor seating, meaning you can take the weight off your feet whatever the weather.

A guide to food and drink pricing

Below you’ll find some examples and prices of the tasty treats on offer to help you plan your next visit:

Tea from £2.70

Coffees from £3.10

Cold drinks from £1.80

Cakes and bakes from £2.20

Ice cream from £1.30

Scoop ice cream from £3.40

Sandwiches from £4.30

Hot food from £4.75 (lunches served 12-2:30pm)

The Summer House

During the warmer months, drop by the Summer House for soft scoop Northern Bloc ice cream and a chance to catch your breath in the Privy Garden. Check with Visitor Welcome on arrival whether it's open.

East Wing Kiosk

Don't fancy queueing? Grab hot and cold drinks and a selection of light snacks from our take away kiosk in the East Wing. Check with Visitor Welcome on arrival for opening.

Reusable cups

Seaton Delaval Hall is part of the reusable cup scheme, so if you're picking up a coffee on arrival ask for a resuable cup so that you can take it with you on your walk around the grounds. When you've finished, simply drop your cup in the cup bins provided and we'll wash and reuse them. You can find the reusable cup drop points on the South Lawn by the entrance to the formal gardens and also on exit at Visitor Welcome.

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.

Thank you

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

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