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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.

Dietary Requirements

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

  • Book a Table Online (evening only)
  • Opening Times

    Day Opening Times

    Castle View Restaurant is open from 10.30am to 4pm (October to March) and 10.30am to 5pm (April to September). Hot food is served from 12pm - 2.30pm (weekdays) and from 12pm - 3pm (weekends and school holidays).  
    Pre-booking is not required during daytime hours and a valid admission ticket is required.

    Evening Opening Times

    Castle View Restaurant is open for bookings from 6.30pm. Pre-dinner drinks are available from 6pm. Parking is free and an entrance ticket to Leeds Castle is not required.

    The restaurant may close due to private functions on particular dates.

    The Castle, grounds and gardens are closed to Castle View Restaurant guests. 

    Evening Bookings & Enquiries: 01622 767777 (direct) or 01622 765400 (switchboard)

    Chef's Specials

    Ensure you ask about our Chef’s Specials, these dishes showcase our team of chef’s individuality, creativity and flare.

    Evening Specials

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

    Prosecco Thursdays - Free bottle of prosecco when two or more guests dine and have two courses

    Fresh Fish Friday - £17.95 - Spitfire battered fish and chips, tartar sauce, mushy peas and a 175ml glass of house wine or soft drink

    Sunday Roast - £16.95 - Roast potatoes, yorkshire pudding, seasonal vegetables and red wine jus

    Lunch Specials

    Fresh Fish Friday - £13.45 - Spitfire battered fish and chips, tartare sauce, mushy peas and a soft drink (Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Water)

    Castle View Restaurant

    Our Menus

  • Evening Dining Menu
  • Evening Children's Menu
  • Lunch Menu (Weekends, school holidays and special events)
  • Lunch Menu (Weekdays)

  • Directions

    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

    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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  • Sustainability Commitments

    Our caterers, Levy UK are committed to environmental sustainability.

  • Sustainability Commitments
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