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Opening Times
Mon-Fri  9.00am - 7.00pm
Sat 9.00am - 5.30pm
Sun 10.30am - 4.30pm
Forest Lodge Garden Centre for great value and garden inspiration

Restaurant Opening Times

Monday - Saturday

9.30am - 5.00pm


10.00am - 4.30pm

Breakfast Served Daily Until


Hot Food Served Daily

12.00noon - 2.30pm

Hot and cold drinks, pastries and cakes are available all day during opening hours.

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We take the health and safety of our customers and team members extremely seriously and are closely following the guidance given by Public Health England to keep up to date with the Coronavirus situation.

A warm welcome awaits you in our stunning, spacious contemporary restaurant.

Choose from a wonderful selection of homemade seasonal British classics, freshly prepared each day using the finest ingredients, locally sourced whenever possible.

Our Head Chef and his team create a superb selection of delicious food daily. Choose from freshly prepared baguettes, crisp salads, tasty homemade soups to chef’s specials or a roast of the day from the carvery. All complemented by a variety of hot and cold desserts.

The Restaurant is open 9.30am – 5pm Monday to Saturday and 10am – 4.30pm Sunday.



Start your day with a full English breakfast cooked to order and served to your table. Select five or eight items from our breakfast menu to create your perfect breakfast.

Breakfast is served 9.30am – 11.30am Monday to Saturday 10.00am – 11.30am Sunday



Our lunchtime menu includes our very popular carvery, hand carved in front of you and served with all the trimmings. The chef’s specials menu changes daily and includes firm favourites like homemade turkey and gammon pie, fish & chips, freshly grilled fish and lasagne served with fresh vegetables or salad. We also offer a delicious selection of vegetarian dishes.

Our delicatessen counter offers an extensive range of baguettes, panini, jacket potatoes and salads, all freshly prepared to order and served to your table.

Our children’s menu with all the usual favourites is freshly cooked to order and available all day.

We are pleased to take lunchtime table reservations Monday to Friday.

Lunchtime service is available 12noon – 2.30pm Monday to Sunday.

Afternoon Bites


We offer a separate afternoon menu full of tempting savoury choices. Available 2.30pm – 4.30pm Monday to Saturday and 2.30pm – 4pm Sunday.

Afternoon Tea


Afternoon Tea at Forest Lodge is the perfect treat for you and your friends. You can enjoy freshly prepared scones, sandwiches, cakes and a pot of tea or hot drink of your choice, served at your reserved table for just £19.95 for 2 people, add a glass of Prosecco for just £5 per person. Served daily 2.30pm – 4pm, advanced booking essential.

To book your afternoon tea call 01420 23275 or email

All Day Patisserie


Our pastry chefs create a wonderful array of mouth-watering delights to complement your meal. Our tempting range of freshly made pastries, cakes and scones are available throughout the day.

Special Events & Venue Hire


We would love to host your special event or celebration, please contact us to discuss your particular requirements. Our conservatory or garden rooms can be reserved for you to enjoy privacy and attentive table service. Make your special event or celebration a memorable experience. Call 01420 23275 or email

Forest Lodge Garden Centre is part of the Haskins family business, which includes Birdworld and Garden Style