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The Tea-room at Nunnington Hall

Vegan 'creem' tea with jam and vegan clotted 'creem'
Freshly baked scones enjoyed with a hot cup of tea. | © National Trust Images/William Shaw

Enjoy fresh homemade food and drinks in what was once a family dining room or head to the walled tea garden to enjoy some fresh air and nature.

The Tea-rooms

Take a trip back in time in one of our quintessential tea-rooms. Here you will be well looked after by our welcoming team. We pride ourselves on our freshly made food and drinks, be it a bowl of warming soup, a freshly baked scone or one of our local delicacies.

All profits from our tea-room fund essential conservation work and the upkeep of Nunnington Hall, so you can refuel knowing that you’re helping to look after this special place.

The Tea Garden

Enjoy a rest and refuel in the idyllic walled tea garden. Situated on the banks of the River Rye, its the ideal place to relax and reflect. With regular appearances from otters, swans and kingfishers, it's well worth spending a bit of time here. Hot food and drinks are available to order from our kiosk window from 10.30am until 4pm.

Accessible for all

The Tea-rooms are fully accessible from the level access entry located at the rear courtyard of the hall.

A cappuccino and a white teapot on a tray in The Orangery at Ham House, Surrey
Enjoy a hot drink with a pleasant view of the garden | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Plants not plastic

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect our planet the takeaway packaging we use is made from plant-based materials. This means its fully compostable after it’s been used, saving on waste and helping future crops to grow. We have committed to removing all takeaway packaging from our operation by January 2024.

You can also bring your own reusable cup – you’ll get 25p off your hot drink as a thank you.

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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