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Gardener's Cottage opening times: 

The Cottage re-opened on Monday 5 July 

Open daily 10am - 5pm for walk ups only

For now, serving a lighter menu of delicious cakes, bloomer sandwiches, kids sandwiches and hot and cold beverages. Download the menu below for details.Tables will be available inside and outside the cottage on a first come, first serve basis. 

Afternoon Tea at the Cottage 

Afternoon Teas resume from Monday 5 July and are pre-book only. Please fill out an enquiry form below to request a booking for Afternoon Tea. You will then be contacted to reserve your Afternoon Tea booking. Please note, your Afternoon Tea reservation is only confirmed once payment has been taken. We are unable to guarantee requested tables.

Egerton's Afternoon Tea - £19.95 per person. 

Prosecco Afternoon Tea - £24.95 per person. 

Afternoon Tea booking enquiry form          Gardener's Cottage Menu

For any enquiries 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.

Or drop us an email to gardenerscottage@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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

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

  • Please respect other diners and staff
  • 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.
  • Touch free - Contactless payment preferred
  • Track & Trace - when dining with us, we'll collect contact details to support the NHS’s Track & Trace service or you can check in using the NHS Track & Trace app/barcode. Read our Latest Covid-19 update.


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