Stop by for a coffee

The site will be closed from 4pm Friday 15th July until Tuesday 9th August 10.30am.

About The Orangery

In the summer of 2013 The Orangery Tea Room was established serving the highest quality teas and coffees alongside fresh, locally-sourced food.

The spectacular Orangery, designed in 1777 by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, houses delicate plants of many kinds including one of the oldest camellia in the country. The Tea Room is open to the public and residential guests are welcome make use of the Tea Room at any point during their stay.

Opening hours

The Orangery Tea Room is open Tuesday – Sunday 10:30 am – 4 pm. The kitchen closes at 3.30 pm. (Serving light refreshments and drinks until 4 pm.)

Aerial View Over The Orangery Tea Room

Orangery visitor information

No dog walking,
picnics, BBQs, swimming
No Entry Signs

Orangery closed dates

Due to events on site the Orangery will be closed on the following dates this year:-

July: Saturday 16th – Sunday 31st
August: Monday 1st – Monday 8th

 A Girl Looking At A Menu


We have a range of sandwiches & paninis, soup and daily specials at lunchtime, cakes and snacks, hot and cold drinks. It is counter service with items served at your table.

During the summer and sunny days we expect to be busy, we have outdoor seating available, and food & drink for outside consumption may be served in disposable packaging.

Serving Coffee In The Orangery Tea Room

Afternoon teas

Our delicious Afternoon Tea includes a selection of sandwiches, fruit or plain scone served with clotted cream and jam, two small cakes and a pot of tea or filter coffee.

£13.50 per person (minimum 2 people)

Advanced booking is essential. Please call 01424 894201 or email

Please advise us of any dietary needs at the time of booking.

Food at the Orangery Tea Room

The Orangery food is freshly prepared in the kitchen by our team. Cakes, soups and scones are prepared each day for you to enjoy.

Fresh food prepared daily by our kitchen team

Outside The Orangery Tea Room

Grounds and gardens

From the garden

The Kitchen Garden provides a sustainable food source for Ashburnham Place community and guests.

James Cooking In The Kitchen

Eat here

To the kitchen

Enjoy the taste of fresh food from the Kitchen Garden to the your table.

Free parking at the Orangery Tea Room

Once on site follow signs for the Orangery car park. After parking continue on foot following the signs up towards the Orangery Tea Room.

Disabled parking is available on the front terrace close to the Tea Room.

Volunteer At Ashburnham Place

If you have any questions check out our FAQs or contact us.

Enjoy a lake walk after your cream tea

You are welcome to walk around Broad Water Lake whilst you are here. Other lake walks are open to our residential guests. Why not book a stay with us?

Looking Over The Lake At Ashburnham Place

There’s more to see

Blue Doors Garden View

Book a night in

Get away and stay in one of our comfortable guest rooms. Find time to walk, reflect or join the community during our meeting times.

The Oak Dining Room

Eating at Ashburnham Place

Our dining experience is set across four unique spaces, from the historic beautifully panelled Oak Dining Room to the modern comforts of our Courtyard Dining Room.

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Fedi From The Orangery Tea Room

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