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There is a wide variety of cooked meals and snacks made on the premises, using local produce where possible. 

Customer favourites include hearty soups, pies, salads, pasta and scrumptious cakes, and do also look out for Sunday Roast options. The restaurant is fully licensed, also serving soft drinks, teas and coffees. The terrace provides a sunny outdoor dining area on warmer days.

Special diets

Whenever you visit, there will always be hot and cold options suitable for vegetarians and those on a gluten-free diet. Some of our cakes are also suitable for diabetics. However, if you are unsure, simply ask a member of staff who will be happy to advise.

Opening times

Due to COVID-19 the Gardeners Rest is closed until further notice

November–February: 11am–2.45pm
Closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day

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