Hot food, sandwiches and soup with a delicious selection of home-made cakes and scones are all available.

The Gardener’s Kitchen café is only available to visitors who have paid to visit the gardens.

Gift Vouchers are available to buy in various denominations for the café – to purchase vouchers Click Here

Worker Bee Coffee is served in our café. Worker Bee MCR is an independent Manchester based tea and coffee company delivering speciality tea and coffee straight to your door. Worker Bee sells a variety of coffees including:

Fair Trade Certified

Certified Organic

Shade Grown

Rainforest Alliance Certified

Single Origin

Blends including 100% Arabicas and 60/40 Arabica/Robusta

Worker Bee supports the local community, other small businesses and charities. Our customers have helped raise over £15,000 for charities so far including Forever Manchester, The Christie and Maggie’s Manchester.

Did you know that the ground coffee from The Gardener’s Kitchen café is recycled back into the gardens? A weekly wheelbarrow is used in the veg garden, it provides organic matter which helps with soil aeration and drainage as well as helping with moisture retention. It also contains nitrogen, a basic plant food. In addition to that, it stops it going into landfill as well as deterring slugs!

The Gardener’s Kitchen serves a lunchtime menu from 11.30am – 3pm.

Whilst dogs are also welcome in our café, we do ask that they are well behaved and on a lead, we also ask that they are not allowed on the furniture.

The upstairs mezzanine in the café is allocated as a dog free area.

The Gardener’s Kitchen offers delicious, freshly cooked and exciting dishes using, where possible, ingredients from the Kitchen Garden at Arley Hall.

Barretts Event Caterers are the exclusive caterers at Arley and bring together delicious and exciting seasonal menus.

Classic Afternoon Tea

You can enjoy a delicious afternoon tea in The Gardener’s Kitchen café, consisting of cut sandwiches, a selection of home made cakes, tea & coffee. £16.95pp or £22.95pp including a glass of prosecco.

To book call 01565 777667, 24 hours notice is required for each booking