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Eating at Goddards

A woman eating a scone at Glendurgan Gardens
A range of refreshments are available | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Pick up a takeaway drink or a light bite to enjoy on the terrace at Goddards or on your garden walk and peruse the second-hand book shelves.

What to expect on your visit

The tea-room has outdoor seating only, with a few tables, chairs and service in crockery available on the terrace. Alternatively there are several benches around the garden for a takeaway.

The daily selection varies, depending on availability. Typically you can expect...

  • Home-made scones, cakes and bakes including a chocolate orange inspired option
  • Toasties and sandwiches
  • Children's boxes
  • Ice-cream and ice lollies
  • Hot and cold drinks

Gluten free and vegan options are available as well as oat and soya milk for hot drinks.

Please note: we are only able to accept card payments.

All indoor areas are closed in the house, except admissions, second-hand book room and the toilet.

Remember your reuseable cup

You are more than welcome to bring your own reusable cup – you'll get 25p off your hot drink as a thank you.

Goddards is also part of the reusable cup scheme. If you're picking up a drink on arrival ask for a resuable cup so that you can take it with you as you explore the garden. When you've finished, simply drop your cup in the cup bins provided and we'll wash and reuse them. Or better still...bring back for another brew.

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.

Woman and two children sat reading near garden ornaments with lavender and umbrellas behind them
Pretend the garden is yours for a day | © National Trust Images / James Beck

Pick up a second-hand book

Goddards doesn't have a shop however the sun room on the terrace has been transformed into an area for second-hand books. Have a browse whilst waiting for your brew and find your next page turner. Donations of books are also appreciated and your supports helps with the ongoing care of the garden.

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