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The Gardener's Cottage is a delightful cafe, nestled between the historic Walled Kitchen Gardens and the atmospheric Stableyard. If you fancy a well-deserved treat after a bracing walk around the Parkland or feel the need for refreshment before heading into our 50-acre Garden, we'd love to welcome you to our cosy tea rooms! 

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Gardener's Cottage opening times 

From Friday 5th August, The Gardener's Cottage will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am - 4pm for the month of August. It will also be open on Monday 29th for the Bank Holiday.  We are currently serving a lighter menu of homemade cakes and hot and cold beverages. There's no need to book for coffee and cake.

Afternoon Teas

You can enjoy a delicious Egertons Afternoon Tea which is available from 2pm and is priced at £22.95pp (enjoy with prosecco at £26.95). 

Afternoon Teas must be pre - booked and paid for in full in advance - Afternoon Tea enquiry form.


To make a telephone enquiry, please call the team on 01625 374469. Please note, phone calls will be returned and taken between 9:00am -10.30am and 4:00 - 5:00pm as we are unable to make phone calls during service.

Alternatively, please visit the cottage and a member of the team will assist with your enquiry.

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A bit more about the Cottage... 

Stood in the beautiful setting of its famous award winning gardens, the former head Gardener’s Cottage, just inside the Stableyard, is the perfect location for a relaxing bite to eat. Full of cosy, cottage character you’ll have the option to be served inside or out (weather permitting) with views of the garden’s beautiful orchard and walled gardens.

The Cottage uses the garden produce available right on their doorstep to create truly unique dishes. Treat yourselves in one of the most beautiful settings in Cheshire.

How we're keeping you safe on your visit

  • We continue to promote the use of face coverings (unless exempt) inside all our shops, catering outlets and indoor areas. Face coverings can be removed when seated at your table. Read our Latest Covid-19 update.
  • Touch free - Contactless payment preferred.

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