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Pre-booking advisable, but not essential – everyone welcome.


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Please note: due to staff shortages we will be open Saturdays and Sundays only from 27 September.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Gardener's Cottage opening times 

Open Saturdays and Sundays only 10am - 5pm 

For now, serving a lighter menu of delicious cakes, bloomer sandwiches, kids sandwiches and hot and cold beverages. Tables will be available inside and outside the cottage on a first come, first serve basis and are not pre-bookable. 

Afternoon Tea at the Gardener's Cottage

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Afternoon Tea this Autumn 

Available until 26th November

The tranquil surroundings of what was the original Head Gardener’s Cottage is the perfect place to catch up with friends or family this Autumn. Indulge in Afternoon Teas with the option of a glass of bubbly and try our new rhubarb and ginger scones!

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Festive Afternoon Tea this Christmas

Available from 27 November to 3 January 2022

We are now taking reservations for the festive period. Step into Tatton Park’s Gardener’s Cottage tearoom for a festive tier or two! Cosy up with an Egerton’s afternoon tea and savour a special menu of traditional finger sandwiches and tempting cakes – including festive spiced orange scones.

A bit more about the Cottage... 

An exclusive dining experience 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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