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Tatton Park’s Gardener’s Cottage crowned Best Tea Room in Cheshire

July 13, 2017

Offering an exclusive dining experience set within Tatton Park’s 1,000 acres, the Gardener’s Cottage has been awarded Best Tea Room in the Cheshire Life Food and Drink Awards.

Nestled within the beautiful Victorian Walled Garden, the Gardener’s Cottage provides a perfect location for a relaxing speciality coffee, lunch or afternoon tea. Visitors can enjoy table service and views of Tatton’s orchard with a unique menu including ‘plant pot’ bread, Gamekeepers and Dairymaids deli boards,  the signature Egerton’s Afternoon Tea and traditional home-baked cakes and scones.

The awards ceremony – one of the biggest events in the county’s hospitality industry - saw guests celebrate the best of food and drink in the Cheshire region. 

The Gardener’s Cottage received praise for its professional chefs who use fresh, seasonal produce from Tatton’s Kitchen Gardens and Estate, before handcrafting into delicious dishes. With over 20 years spent perfecting traditional recipes in the bakery and estate -reared venison since 1290, the Gardener’s Cottage offers the best local produce from Cheshire.

David Thomas, from the Tatton Park team, said: “It is very high praise for everyone involved in the Gardener’s Cottage here at Tatton Park.  It’s a very special place for everything from a simple get-together to special occasions and meetings in a stunning location”.

To find out more about the Gardener’s Cottage at Tatton Park, or to book a table, visit: www.tattonpark.org.uk/GardenersCottage or call 01625 374467.


Please visit our website www.tattonpark.org.uk or call 01625 374400 for more information.

For further information, please contact Lisa Senior on 01625 374416 (lisa.senior@cheshireeast.gov.uk) or Carole Mullineux on 01625 374410 (carole.mullineux@cheshireeast.gov.uk)

Tatton Park is managed and financed by Cheshire East Council on behalf of the National Trust.

This impressive historic estate receives in the region of 800,000 visitors every year all of whom come to enjoy its Georgian Mansion, Medieval Old Hall, award-winning Gardens and rare breeds Farm. The 1,000-acre deer park is home to red and fallow deer and the estate also boasts speciality shops, an adventure playground, restaurants and a year-round events programme.

The Tatton Park Vision

The `Tatton Park Vision’ is the park’s 5 year vision for its visitor activities and aims to substantially develop its visitor experience by increasing the attractions and activities on offer. In delivering the vision the aim is to fully realise Tatton Park’s potential and present the best possible experience for its current and new visitors in order to provide new and sustainable income to help manage and conserve the historic estate into the future. This will be done through a programme of investment by Cheshire East Council and the attraction of new business. For more information about the vision visit www.tattonpark.org.uk/vision