Food and Drink at Audley End House and Gardens

Over one Christmas alone the Braybrookes of Audley End and their guests consumed 245kg of meat and 34 rabbit.  For a slightly more conservative bite to eat, try one of our two cafés for delicious treats and refreshing drinks during your day out at Audley.

Cart Yard Café

You'll find the Cart Yard Café next to the children's play area and Walled Organic Kitchen Garden. With a great choice of snacks and hot and cold drinks, it's the perfect spot to rest your legs while the little ones run off some steam.

Toilets, baby-changing facilities, high chairs, children's portions and lunch boxes are available.

A selection of scones and cakes available at Audley End

Servants' Hall Tearoom

Still feeling peckish? Head to the Servants' Hall Tea Room where we serve a menu full of locally-sourced light bites. There's a wide choice of hot and cold drinks available too.

Toilets, baby-changing facilities, high chairs, bottle/food warming, children's portions and lunch boxes are available.

Some children baking cakes in the Audley End kitchen

Summer Picnics

You can now pre-order a summer picnic from our tea room to enjoy in the grounds of Audley End. Please telephone site or email, 48 hours in advance to book your picnic (excludes the Afternoon Tea package which is available on the day). All are presented in an English Heritage jute bag.

Picnic Menu

Option 1 £45.00 for two people
Lemon and thyme marinated chicken leg
Smoked salmon and spinach tartlet
Pepper and coriander hummus with breadsticks
Potato and chive salad
Roasted vegetable and pasta salad
Green bean, cherry tomato and flaked almond salad
Lemon Posset
Scone jam and cream
187ml bottle Merlot or sauvignon blanc

Option 2 £25.00 for two people
Selection of sandwiches and mini baquettes
Sausage roll
Sticky chicken drumsticks
Hummus and breadsticks
Scone jam and cream
Traditional Lemonade or Ginger Beer

Children’s Picnic £12.50

Mini ham or cheese roll
Hummus and breadsticks
Sausage roll
Piece of fruit
Chocolate chip cookie
Joosed drink 

Opening Times & Special Arrangements

Groups can pre-book lunch for a 10% discount.

Cart Yard Café

April to September, Wednesday - Sunday, 10.30am - 3.30pm 
October, Wednesday - Sunday, 10.30am - 3.30pm 
October half term, daily, 10.30am - 3.30pm 
November to March, CLOSED

Servants' Hall Tea Room

April to October, daily, 10am - 4.30pm 
November to March, weekends, 10am - 4pm

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