Food and Drink

Tea Room at Painshill

Food & Drink at Painshill

Complete your day out at Painshill and join us for a spot of lunch or a cream tea. Delicious culinary delights to tasty treats, we’ve got you covered. Enjoy a nice hot cup of coffee or a slice of homemade cake. 

Please note, we are now a cashless site. Only contactless payments are permitted.

Where to eat at Painshill

Mr Hamilton’s Tea Room

Mr Hamilton’s Tea Room operates a takeaway service. Light lunches such as sandwiches and pastries are available as well as snacks and ice-cream. Grab a hot drink to go or collect a sandwich to eat in the gardens. Picnic benches are available outside with a covered area in case it rains. Vegan and gluten free options available. 

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Please note that the Gothic Tower is currently CLOSED to ensure social distancing.

The Gothic Tower cafe

The Gothic Tower Pop-Up Café

Our charming summer pop-up café can be found on the first floor of the Gothic Tower. Serving hot and cold drinks, as well as delicious cakes and scones it makes for the perfect resting spot before climbing the 99 steps to the top! 


We are not taking bookings for Afternoon Tea at the current time.

Afternoon Tea

Looking to organise that little treat for someone special? Why not book our fabulous afternoon tea? Relax in comfort as you sip a chilled glass of Prosecco and enjoy our homemade scones. Our afternoon tea consists of a selection of freshly prepared finger sandwiches, mini scones with strawberry jam and clotted cream, a mixture of mini cakes and dessert, freshly brewed tea or coffee and a glass of Prosecco.

It is only £22.50 per adult (minimum two people) £15.50 per child and includes entrance to the Painshill landscape. Painshill members receive a discount. Gluten free and vegetarian can be catered for – please confirm any dietary requirements when booking. 

Painshill Afternoon Tea

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Things to See & Do

Painshill is an award-winning 18th century landscape garden where you are invited to walk around a work of art. Winding paths will take you on a journey to discover a living canvas with beautiful vistas and dramatically placed garden buildings. Stroll around the Serpentine Lake, wander through woodland and promenade past follies, including the Ruined Abbey, Gothic Temple and Turkish Tent.

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