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Castle View Restaurant

The oak-beamed setting of Castle View Restaurant offers delicious meals served in a relaxed atmosphere, enjoyed with spectacular views across the terrace to the magnificent Castle.

Daytime Dining

During the day, take time out from exploring the Castle and grounds to enjoy a light lunch or delicious homemade meal from our seasonal menu. Choose from hot or cold dishes, bursting with flavour and variety or indulge in a choice of cakes and desserts, produced by our dedicated pastry team. A valid admission ticket is required to visit during opening hours.

Evening Dining

From 6.30pm the menu changes and the restaurant takes on a more intimate look and feel. Tables can be reserved for dinner offering unrivalled views of the Castle lit at night and the menu features daily specials, which showcase the Head Chef’s creativity and flair. We only use the finest local and seasonal ingredients at Castle View Restaurant. Parking is free and an entrance ticket to Leeds Castle is not required to dine in the evening.

  • Book a Table Online (evening only)

  • Our Menus 


  • Evening Dining Menu
  • Lunch Menu (weekends/school holidays)
  • Lunch Menu (Weekdays)
  • Children's Menu (Daytime and Evening)
  • Desserts Menu (Daytime)
  • Please note that menus are for example purposes and are subject to change from day to day.


    13th to 19th September 2019

    During our popular Festival of Flowers event enjoy a special evening menu which includes a glass of wine, beer or soft drink.

    Two courses for £24.95
    Three courses for £30.95

  • Menu

    The normal evening menu will also be available during these dates.



    Curry Tuesdays
    Chef's spectacular curry of the day - £16.95

    Prosecco Thursdays
    Enjoy a complimentary glass of prosecco with every main meal

    Fish Friday
    Join us every Friday for the Chef's spectacular fish of the day - £17.95

    Sunday Roast
    A delicious Sunday dinner with roasted meat, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and red wine jus - £17.95


    Opening Times

      October to March April to September
    Daytime 10.30am to 4pm 10.30am to 4.30pm
    Daytime (Hot Food) 12pm - 2.30pm (weekdays)
    12pm - 3pm (weekends and school holidays)
    12pm - 2.30pm (weekdays)
    12pm - 3pm (weekends and school holidays)
    Pre-Dinner Drinks 6pm onwards 6pm onwards
    Dinner Bookings 6.30pm to 9.15pm 6.30pm to 9.15pm
    Closure Dates Please note that Castle View Restaurant is subject to closure dates throughout the year due to private functions.

    Evening bookings and enquiries: 01622 767819 (direct) or 01622 765400 (switchboard)

    Pre-booking is not required during daytime hours and a valid admission ticket is required.

    Parking is free and an entrance ticket to Leeds Castle is not required during evening dinner bookings. The Castle, grounds and gardens are closed in the evening.


    Please use the Broomfield Road entrance from the A20. Leeds Castle is located near Maidstone in Kent just off Junction 8 of the M20 and only one hour’s drive from London. Free parking is available. Sat-nav post code: ME17 1PL


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    Gift Vouchers

    Castle View Restaurant offers a delicious dining gift experience, ideal as a present for a friend or family member. 

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  • Dietary Requirements

    We can cater for all dietary requirements, please advise your waiter when seated if you have a special request.

    Sustainability Commitments

    Our caterers, Levy UK are committed to environmental sustainability.

  • Sustainability Commitments

    Extend your evening with an overnight stay in our Stable Courtyard and Five Star Maiden's Tower Bed and Breakfast, or book a cosy mini-break in one of our cottages within the grounds of the Estate. Explore our accommodation pages to discover more.