Afternoon tea in the Manor Restaurant

Your visit

Eat, shop & stay

Refuel in our restaurant and cafés and find fine wines, great gifts and unique pieces inspired by Waddesdon's art collection in our shops. Our Five Arrows Hotel at the gates of the Manor also offers a great place to stay.

Where to eat

11am-6pm, Wed-Sun, 10 Nov – 2 Jan 2019

At Waddesdon Manor we offer several eating places, including both indoor and outdoor areas. Enjoy a delicious lunch or snack in our family friendly Stables Café and take-away Coffee Bar, or indulge in some sweet treats in the Treaterie.

Alternatively, visit The Manor restaurant for teas, coffees, delicious Christmas lunches and indulgent afternoon teas. The Manor Restaurant also hosts a selection of upcoming special events, including Wine Tasting and themed afternoon teas.

All the food served at Waddesdon is made in our kitchens. The menus change with the seasons to reflect the best ingredients available. Our dedicated chefs seek out the finest local suppliers and insist on only the freshest, best-quality produce.

Manor Restaurant

Manor restaurant

Open 11am-6pm, Wed-Sun, 10 Nov – 2 Jan 2019

Once the Old Servants’ Hall, the Manor Restaurant offers teas, coffees, Christmas lunch menus as well as a traditional quintessentially British Christmas afternoon tea menu.

Find out more

How to book

We recommend booking a table in the Manor Restaurant to avoid disappointment. Table reservations for the à la carte lunch menu can be made over the phone on 01296 820414 (£3 phone booking charge applies).

If you would prefer to book and pre-pay online you can do so for both the seasonal set lunch menu and afternoon tea menus.

Online calendar and ticket and restaurant booking

Stables cafe burgers

Fancy a burger?

Stables Café

Open 11am-6pm, Wed-Sun, 10 Nov – 2 Jan 2019

The Stables Café, near the Woodland Playground, is informal and ideal for families. It’s a short walk from the Manor. Housed inside the old stables, painted in light pastel colours, it’s furnished with Jasper Morrison air chairs giving a contemporary look against the original features. Outdoor seating and blankets are available in the courtyard too.


Stables Menu

Enjoy delicious club sandwiches, burgers, winter warmers, soups and cakes as well as a special children’s menu.

Stables Cafe Christmas menu PDF


Stables Courtyard

Hot drinks, soup, baguettes and homemade cakes are all available for take-away

Stables courtyard menu PDF

Manor shop courtyard coffee bar

Coffee bar

Open 11am-6pm, Wed-Sun, 10 Nov – 2 Jan 2019

Grab a quick snack, freshly made baguette, slice of cake or a hot drink at our kiosk outside the Manor Shop with covered seating available in the Powerhouse. All food served in these outlets is made by our own chefs.

Coffee bar menu PDF

Christmas mince pies pudding and cake

Sweet treats

The Treaterie

Open 11am-6pm, Wed-Sun, 10 Nov – 2 Jan 2019

Based at the former Stables shop in the Stables courtyard with plenty of inside seating. Warm yourself with a selection of seasonal hot pots, festive cakes, mulled wine and hot drinks.

The Treaterie menu

Wines at Waddesdon


Our shops

Find fun and stylish gifts and treats to remember us by.


Manor shop

Open 11am-6pm, Wed-Sun, 10 Nov - 2 Jan 2019

You’ll find an exclusive range of Christmas decorations, Christmas gifts, bespoke jewellery, homeware, scarves, bags, food and more, many of which have been developed exclusively from objects in our collection and exhibitions.


Wine shop

Open 11am-6pm, Wed-Sun, 10 Nov - 2 Jan 2019

The Rothschild name has long been associated with the world’s greatest wines. Here we stock an unrivalled range of Rothschild wines and outstanding hand-picked guest wines.


Online shop

Always open

If you can’t visit us in person then visit our online shop. With a great selection of unique gift boxes, books, stationery and food items. Together with our impressive range of Waddedson own and hand-picked guest wines.

Buy gifts and wine online >

Five Arrows Hotel & restaurant

Make the most of your visit and stay at the boutique Five Arrows Hotel, just a stones throw from the gates of the Manor. Formerly a Victorian coaching inn, now sensitively refurbished, it offers seasonal menus and sixteen individual rooms.

Discover the Five Arrows Hotel >