Whether you’re looking for a full sit-down Sunday dinner at Lord Savile’s Kitchen, or you’d prefer a coffee and a snack at one of our cafés, explore a wide range of locally sourced, award-winning food available in and around the Abbey grounds.
Sunday Carvery at Rufford
Join us for a traditional Sunday lunch with all the trimmings at our picturesque venue in the heart of Rufford Abbey. For just £14.95 per adult and £8.95 for children under 12 years old, you’ll be given the choice of a selection of meats, all served with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and lashings of gravy. We also cater for vegetarian and vegan diets.Find out more
Our Victorian dining area, Saville’s Kitchen, is the place to start your weekend! From 10am on Saturday’s the kitchen serves a delicious brunch for the whole family. Whether it’s The Big Savile Breakfast for Dad, Eggs Benedict for Mum or maybe even a breakfast pizza for Grandma and Grandad, everyone is welcome to start their weekend the right way. Remember to bring the kids as they have plenty to choose from too!Find out more
Coach House Cafe
Sit down, relax, and enjoy an assortment of delicious pastries, hot snacks, hot and cold drinks, at Rufford Abbey Country Park’s Coach House Cafe. Get cosy and take in the history of the inside seating area, or enjoy the fresh air in the picturesque courtyard area.
Rufford Mill Tea Shop
The Rufford Mill Tea Shop provides a great stop for refreshments once you have walked round the lake, serving whole bean coffee and a wide range of hot drinks, delicious pastries and pies, hot snacks and cold drinks and ice cream.
Ice Cream Parlour
When the sun is shining, no trip to Rufford Abbey Country Park is complete without trying our award-winning ice cream at the Ice Cream Parlour. With a huge range of flavours made from locally sourced ingredients, you’ll be sure to find your favourite flavour – and maybe even discover a few new ones while you’re here! Treat yourself to a scoop (or three!) at the Parlour in the Abbey Stables Courtyard.
The Boat House
Once you’ve explored the woodlands, lake and gardens, The Boat House is the perfect place to end your day, with fresh stonebaked pizza available with a variety of toppings. Located at Rufford Mill, opposite the boating lake, visit The Boat House every weekend, and every day in the school holidays, from 12pm to 4pm.
The Pizza Van
Fuel your adventures around Rufford Abbey Country Park and grab a slice (or two!) on the go at the award-winning Pizza Van. Find the Pizza Van in the Abbey Courtyard and enjoy freshly made pizza with a picturesque backdrop.
Need a quick refreshment and the kids are having too much fun in the adventure playground? The Play Shed is your ideal pit stop to grab a coffee, ice lolly, snack or drink to refresh and refuel.