Eat At Hever

Eat at Hever

From freshly made cakes and ice cream to light bites and fine dining, there’s something for everyone, whatever your appetite.

Discover a choice of restaurants, a cafe, and kiosks dotted around the grounds*. Or bring your own and picnic at one of the many areas in the grounds.*

Make your visit unforgettable with Afternoon Tea served in the Anne Boleyn Wing overlooking the orchard with views of the Castle.

Only one mile from the Castle’s main entrance is the Astor Bar & Restaurant in the Clubhouse of the Golf Club.

*Some catering facilities are seasonal, please check at the Information Centre on arrival.

Moat Restaurant

Whether you are looking for a quick cup of coffee, afternoon tea, 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 available to eat in or take away, plus hot and cold dishes and children’s meals.

Opening days in line with the Castle and Gardens; hot food served 12 noon – 3 pm. Closes 30 minutes before the grounds close. View our opening times.


Guthrie Pavilion

The Guthrie Pavilion offers two distinct eating areas. The Restaurant offers a seasonal menu of hot and cold dishes. The Café offers a variety of freshly made sandwiches and a large selection of castle baked cakes.

Open seasonally; please ask at the Information Centre. Hot food typically served 12 noon – 3 pm in the Restaurant. The Café closes at least 30 minutes before the grounds close – please check on the day.

Opening times and days may vary due to events taking place in the Guthrie Pavilion – if unsure, please enquire on the day of your visit.


Scattered around the grounds in peak periods, you will find kiosks offering delicious ice cream, hot and cold drinks and snacks just when you need them.

Normally open during school holidays and weekends. Please ask for details on arrival or at the Information Centre.


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 also be found outside the Hever Shop, there are a number of benches dotted around the estate. View our opening times

Clubhouse - Astor Bar & Restaurant

At the Clubhouse, the Astor Bar & Restaurant offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere in which to enjoy drinks, lunch, a monthly Sunday carvery or even afternoon tea. All menu items are freshly cooked to order and where possible produce is sourced locally.

For those chilly afternoons and evenings, a brick fireplace and traditional log burner provide a cosy setting for a hearty seasonal meal. During the warmer months, the beautiful terrace that overlooks the course is the ideal setting to enjoy canapés and champagne at sunset.

Sunday Carvery – enjoy a delicious Sunday Roast at the Golf Club, pre-booking recommended by phoning 01732 701010. Upcoming dates: 16 July, 13 August, 24 September, 15 October and 19 November.

Golf Club Menu

Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a delicious Afternoon Tea made in the Castle kitchen.

Served in the Anne Boleyn Wing in a room flooded with natural daylight with views through leaded windows across the orchard to the Castle.

Afternoon Teas must be pre-booked. Booking closes at Midday two days before booking day and is only available on selected dates. Please read the Important Information before booking.

Afternoon Tea Menu

£19.50 per person (Admission fees to the Castle & Gardens apply)


£5.50 Glass of Prosecco per person
£7.50 Glass of Champagne per person
£30.00 Bottle of Prosecco per party
£40.00 Bottle of Champagne per party

Important Information