Eat At Hever
Eat at Hever
Hever Castle’s indoor catering will closed and mobile or takeaway catering will be available.
There are plenty of places to picnic in the grounds whilst maintaining social distancing. New picnic areas have been created around Lake Walk. A map showing the locations is available here. Water fountains are available but these are for filling up water bottles only.
N.B. Face coverings must be worn in the Guthrie Pavilion and at the Moat Restaurant when you are not seated.
From freshly made cakes and ice cream to light bites, there’s something for everyone, whatever your appetite.
For special events, please see the appropriate ‘What’s on‘ page.
If you are planning a group visit to Hever Castle, discover the various group lunch offers here.
Only one mile from the Castle’s main entrance is The Waterside Bar, Restaurant & Terrace at the Golf Club. (Currently closed.)
*Some catering facilities are seasonal, please check at the Information Centre on arrival.
Afternoon Teas are served on weekends only and must be pre-booked. Booking closes at 3pm on the Friday before the Afternoon Tea date and is only available on one weekend per month (excluding Nov/Dec). Sittings are at 1pm and 3.30pm. Children must be 12 years and over and visitors with accessible needs should contact the Estate Office before booking.
Only Gardens Tickets are currently available. Visitors can upgrade to a Castle ticket at the Castle Entrance.
DATES (weekends only)
- No dates are currently available
Please read the Important Information before booking.
Maximum number per booking is 6 persons.
Afternoon Tea – £26 per person
A glass of Champagne – £7.95
Bottle of Champagne – £42.50
(Admission fees apply)
N.B. Face coverings must be worn in indoor areas when you are not seated in the Tudor Suite.
Whether you are looking for a quick cup of coffee or a meal, the Moat Restaurant is a great place to eat and drink for all the family. With beautiful views of the Castle, here you can enjoy a variety of freshly made sandwiches and a large selection of freshly baked cakes.
Opening days in line with the Castle and Gardens.
Click here to see the takeaway menu.
Closes 30 minutes before the grounds close.
Guthrie Pavilion Cafe
Takeaway service only
The Guthrie Pavilion Café offers a range of snacks including sandwiches, hot and cold drinks as well as fresh cakes made in our castle kitchen.
Click here to see what’s available.
The Café closes at least 30 minutes before the grounds close.
Ice Cream Kiosks
Scattered around the grounds in peak periods, you will find kiosks offering delicious ice cream just when you need them.
We sell a vast array of Solley’s Ice Cream which is made on a family farm in Deal, Kent.
Normally open during school holidays and weekends.
Click here to see what’s available.
The Loggia Bar
A new prosecco bar is now open on the Loggia terrace overlooking the Lake in the Italian Garden at Hever Castle.
Tudor Towers Kiosk
You can purchase food, hot and cold drinks and ice creams here.
Bring your own picnic to enjoy at one of the many picnic areas in the grounds. Horse Shoe Lawn provides a perfect setting with sun and shade and a picturesque castle view. Half Moon Lawn is another popular choice with views over the pond. Venture further afield and you will discover Two Sisters Lawn adjacent to the Theatre which is surrounded by delightful flower beds, or follow signs for Lake Walk and choose a secluded spot.
Picnic benches can be found outside the Hever Shop, plus there are a number of benches dotted around the estate. New furniture has also been placed by the Loggia, providing the most spectacular view whilst eating lunch!
View Hever Castle’s opening times.
The Waterside Bar, Restaurant & Terrace
Located one mile from the Castle & Gardens at Hever Castle Golf & Wellbeing.
The Waterside Bar, Restaurant & Terrace offers casual alfresco dining, overlooking the newly landscaped garden, golf course and the beautiful Kent countryside.
Enjoy drinks, breakfast, lunch, dinner or even afternoon tea, seven days a week. All menu items are freshly cooked to order and where possible produce is sourced locally.