Eat At Hever

Eat at Hever

The Castle & Gardens are now open daily.

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.

Hever Castle & Gardens is a mask friendly space.

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

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


Moat Café

Open daily

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

You can view the Moat Café menu here.

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

The Moat Café is a mask friendly space.


Guthrie Pavilion Café

Currently closed.

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


Guthrie Pavilion Restaurant

Currently closed.

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


Afternoon Tea

Dates Available:

• Saturday 11th June & Sunday 12th June
• Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th July
• Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st August
• Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th September
• Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd October

Enjoy a delicious Afternoon Tea served in the Anne Boleyn Wing, a room flooded with natural daylight with views through leaded windows across the orchard to the Castle.

This experience includes access to the Castle & Gardens (depending upon the ticket type chosen). You should arrive in the grounds at least 30 mins before your afternoon tea session time. The grounds open at 10.30am. The Castle opens at midday and last entry is at 5pm

Sittings are at 30 min intervals between 13:00 and 15.30 and last for 1.5 hours.

Afternoon Teas must be pre-booked and are subject to availability. Booking closes at 3pm on the Friday before the Afternoon Tea date. Please read the Important Information below before booking.

Prices:
£25.50 + admission for Adults and Children 12 and over
£13.75 + admission for Children 11 and under
Please remember to book a seat for children under 1, no charge.

Menus:
Adults and Children 12 and over
Children 11 and under

Before booking, please read the important information below.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Dietary Needs: We are happy to cater for any special dietary needs or allergies, please contact us to advise of any requirements you have by email to: Faye Chillingworth at fchillingworth@hevercastle.co.uk

Visitors with Accessible Needs: Before booking, please contact the Estate Office to discuss accessibility – call 01732 865224 09.00 – 17.30 (Mon – Fri) or 01732 861800 (Weekends and Bank Holidays). Due to the historic nature of the building, wheelchair access is via a back of house area. Standard charges apply to visitors with accessible needs, general admission for carers is free of charge. See details below.

Annual Members: Please enter your membership card number when booking and remember to bring a valid membership card with you on your visit.

Existing Ticket Holders: If you are in possession of a hard copy Hever Castle ticket that has been sent to you by Hever Castle, won as part of a competition/raffle or you have received as a member of Hever Castle Golf Club, you can book online using the option for Existing Ticket Holders when making your booking or book on arrival (subject to availability). Please remember to bring your ticket with you, otherwise you will be charged in full and may be refused entry.

Partner Offers: These offers are not valid for this experience.
Carers – Standard charges apply to visitors with accessible needs, carers are free of charge and should select a Carer ticket under the Day Visitors/Non Members option. Proof of disability will be requested on arrival, which may include a Blue Badge, statement of special educational needs from LEA or NHS, or a letter from a medical professional on NHS headed paper or a DLA letter from the department of Work & Pensions.

B&B Guests: Please use the Existing Ticket Holders ticket option.
Afternoon Tea Voucher Holders – Please use the Afternoon Tea Voucher Holder ticket option. Please remember to bring your voucher with you, otherwise you will be charged in full and may be refused entry.

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Pizza Van

Currently closed.

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


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.

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


The Loggia Bar

Currently closed.

A 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

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 dining, overlooking the beautifully landscaped garden, golf course, and the Kent countryside.

Enjoy drinks, breakfast, lunch, or even afternoon tea, seven days a week.

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