Eat & Picnic

“Delicious fare in fabulous surroundings”

Located in the old Peacock House, set in the beautiful surroundings between the Rose Garden and the Mid Summer Border, the Gardeners’ Retreat Café is the perfect spot to sit and relax with a barista coffee, light lunch or delicious afternoon tea. Choose from an enticing selection of freshly made sandwiches, paninis, jacket potatoes, soup and savoury delights, as well as delicious cakes, bakes and cream teas.

Card payments only. Fully licenced. Dogs on leads welcome. Open daily from 10am.

coffee and cookie

Picnic in the Garden or Parkland

Garden visitors are welcome to bring their own picnics or to buy take-away food and drink from The Gardeners’ Retreat Café.

Sussex Coffee Trucks

From 1st April Sussex Coffee Trucks will be on-site at Borde Hill 7 days a week. Their gorgeous vintage Citroen H Van will be located outside of the Garden entrance offering incredible speciality coffee along with gourmet hot chocolate, chai lattes and cold drinks. There will be a selection of morning pastries, delicious savouries and of course, a tempting array of brownies, blondies and cookies.  Open daily from 9.30am to 4.00pm.


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