Eat At Hever

Eat at Hever

Takeaway and indoor and outdoor seating are available. Picnicking is welcomed and picnic benches can be found around the site. There are plenty of places to picnic in the grounds and new picnic areas have been created around Lake Walk.

The NHS Track and Trace QR Code posters will be provided at the Restaurants/Cafes for you to check in with.

We thank you for wearing a face covering in these indoor spaces when you are not seated (exemptions apply).

Water fountains are available, these are for filling up water bottles only.

N.B. all of our outlets are cashless/card only.

WEEKDAYS
 OfferTimes
Moat KioskTakeaway offer of:
Hot and Cold Drinks, Ice Cream, Sandwiches, Cakes, Hot Snacks
11.00am – 5.30pm
(Hot Snacks from 11.30am – 3.30pm)
Moat Restaurant

Offer of:
Hot and Cold Drinks, Sandwiches, Cakes,
Hot Dishes and Snacks

(Outdoor seating available)

10.30am – 5.30pm
(Hot Food from 11.30am – 3.30pm)
Guthrie Pavilion Café

Offer of: 

Hot and Cold Drinks, Sandwiches and Cakes

10.30am – 5.30pm

 

WEEKENDS
 OfferTimes
Moat KioskTakeaway offer of:
Hot and Cold Drinks, Ice Cream, Sandwiches, Cakes, Hot Snacks
11.00am – 5.30pm
(Hot Snacks from 11.30am – 3.30pm)
Moat Restaurant

Offer of:
Hot and Cold Drinks, Sandwiches, Cakes,
Hot Dishes and Snacks

(Outdoor seating available)

10.30am – 5.30pm
(Hot Food from 11.30am – 3.30pm)
Guthrie Pavilion CaféOffer of:
Hot and Cold Drinks, Sandwiches, Cakes
10.30am – 5.30pm
Water Maze KioskIce Cream and Cold Drinks

11.30am – 5.00pm

(weather dependent)

Solley’s Van

(Half Moon Lawn)

Ice Cream

11.30am – 5.00pm

(weather dependent)

Loggia Ice CreamIce Cream

11.30am – 5.00pm

(weather dependent)

BBQBurgers and Hot Dogs,
Cold Drinks

11:30am – 3:30pm

(weather dependent)

Pizza VanPizza, Hot and Cold Drinks

11:30am – 3:30pm

(weather dependent)


Moat Restaurant

Opening days in line with the Castle and Gardens.

Hot and Cold Drinks, Sandwiches, Cakes and Hot Snacks and Hot Dishes.

The Moat Restaurant menu is available here.

(Hot snacks and dishes from 11.30am – 3.30pm)

Opening times are subject to short notice change/closure – if unsure, please enquire on the day of your visit.


Guthrie Pavilion Cafe

Hot and Cold Drinks, Sandwiches and Cakes.

The Café closes at least 30 minutes before the grounds close.

Opening times are subject to short notice change/closure – if unsure, please enquire on the day of your visit.


Guthrie Pavilion Restaurant

Open only for Afternoon Teas.

Afternoon Teas are available from 19 June – discover more.

Opening times are subject to short notice change/closure – if unsure, please enquire on the day of your visit.


Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Teas – Now Booking for the Guthrie Pavilion Restaurant

Enjoy a delicious Afternoon Tea served in the Guthrie Pavilion Restaurant located next to the Italian Garden.

SAMPLE MENU

Afternoon Teas are served on most days. Pre-booking is advisable up to 3pm the day before your visit (or 3pm on Friday if dining at the weekend), but walk-ins may also be possible on the day of your visit, subject to availability. Sittings are from midday until 4pm on most days and last for up to 90 minutes.

Children of all ages are welcome but will be charged at the adult rate if taking afternoon tea. More child friendly sandwich fillings of cheese or ham can be provided as an alternative to the standard menu, simply select the ‘child friendly’ dietary option at the time of booking.

Gluten Free and Vegan diets are catered for, simply select this dietary option at the time of booking.

A full bar including champagne and prosecco to accompany your afternoon tea will be available, all purchases should be made at your table.

Your booking for this experience includes your afternoon tea and the chance to explore the gardens at Hever Castle on the day of your experience (10:30am – 6pm/4:30pm subject to opening times). If you wish to access the Castle we suggest booking a Castle & Gardens ticket, although upgrades may be possible on the day for Garden Only ticket holders but this is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.

Last entry to the Castle is 5pm (3.30pm for 31 Oct).

Due to the nature of the location, there may be last minute changes to the availability of Afternoon Teas. If your booking has to be rescheduled we will endeavour to move your booking to a date and time convenient to you.

Before booking, we advise that you read the Know Before you Go information. 

We also recommend that you download the latest Map before your visit.

DATES

Served on most days from 19 June – 31 October 2021 (see booking calendar for availability)

PRICES

Afternoon Tea – £22.75 per person + admission fees

LOCATION

Guthrie Pavilion Restaurant next to the Italian Garden at Hever Castle & Gardens.

BOOKING

Due to the nature of the site, there may be last minute changes to the availability of afternoon teas. If your booking is rescheduled we will endeavour to move your booking to a date and time convenient to you.

Pre-booking is possible up to 3pm the day before your visit (or 3pm on Friday if dining at the weekend). Walk-ins may also be possible on the day of your visit, subject to availability.

This experience is not available in conjunction with any partner offers.

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Always check details before travelling. Hever Castle reserves the right to close all or part of the Castle, grounds, catering outlets and activities, and to change or cancel menus.


Pizza Van

Open each weekend

Hever’s Pizza Van offers freshly made wood fired pizzas. You can also purchase hot and cold drinks here.

Opening times are subject to short notice change/closure – if unsure, please enquire on the day of your visit.


Ice Cream Kiosks

Moat Kiosk Open Daily – see above

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.

Opening times are subject to short notice change/closure – if unsure, please enquire on the day of your visit.


The Loggia Bar

Open each weekend

A new prosecco bar is now open on the Loggia terrace overlooking the Lake in the Italian Garden at Hever Castle.

Visitors to the historic attraction will be able to enjoy a glass of something bubbly in the stunning lakeside location and the bar can also be hired out for corporate events and weddings.

Opening times are subject to short notice change/closure – if unsure, please enquire on the day of your visit.


Tudor Towers Kiosk

Open each weekend

A former shipping container has been transformed into a crenellated kiosk for those visiting the Tudor Towers and Acorn Dell play areas.

You can purchase food, hot and cold drinks and ice creams here.

Opening times are subject to short notice change/closure – if unsure, please enquire on the day of your visit.


Picnics

You are welcome to 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 of the pond, fountain and pretty bridges across the moat. Venture further afield and you will discover Two Sisters’ Lawn adjacent to the Theatre which is surrounded by delightful flower beds and an abundance of ornamental trees. Or follow signs for Lake Walk and choose a secluded spot.


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.

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