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Leeds Castle, Grounds, Gardens, Golf Club, Attractions, Accommodation, Castle View Restaurant and Hospitality Venues are now closed to adhere to the guidelines issued by the Government and Public Health England regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Click here for further information.


Leeds Castle can cater for all tastes in the our food outlets, from freshly prepared hot and cold dishes to freshly baked cakes and picnic lunches.
Visit Castle View Restaurant, Maze Café (seasonal), coffee outlets and seasonal kiosks dotted around the estate for delicious food and drink throughout the year.
Outdoor picnic dining options are available for overseas student groups, for collection between 12pm and 3pm.

Morning Coffee/Tea & Cake
Start your day with a cup of fresh coffee or tea and a slice of cake.

Pre-order freshly made group picnics to enjoy in one of the many picturesque spots around the grounds.

Traditional Afternoon Tea
Indulge with a selection of teas and coffee, traditional finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with all the trimmings and a selection of fine handmade cakes.

Group Set Lunches
Choose from a variety of hot or cold lunch options.

Cream Tea
Enjoy a delicious cream tea served in the oak-beamed Castle View Restaurant, includes scones and a hot drink of your choice.

Fish and Chips
Try our delicious fish and chips served from the Courtyard Kiosk.

Student Picnic Lunch
Ham or cheese sandwich or vegan wrap served with a bottle of water, a packet of crisps and a chocolate brownie. Available at the Courtyard Kiosk.

Student Burger Meal (seasonal)
Burger, chips and a bottle of water or low sugar soft drink. Served at the Maze Café.

Student Chocolate Treat
Hot chocolate & chocolate twist. Served at the Courtyard Kiosk.

 Payments must be made for refreshments 2 weeks prior to the date of visit. Group meal options can be booked by calling +44 (0) 1622 767865.

Christmas Lunch Special Offer

Book a 3 course Christmas Lunch from 24th November to 24th December and your group can enjoy a complimentary post-lunch talk from one of our expert guides.

Christmas Lunch is priced at £27pp. A minimum of 25 persons must be booked. This offer is available Monday to Friday and is subject to availability.

Your tables will be dressed with seasonal centrepieces, crackers and napkins. The festive feast includes:

- Vegetable soup, roll & butter.

- Roast turkey or nut roast served with roast potatoes, parsnips, carrots, pigs in blankets, Yorkshire pudding, stuffing, greens and gravy.

- Christmas pudding with brandy sauce or apple & cinnamon crumble with custard.

- Tea/coffee/water.

Wine or juice can be pre-ordered.



Tel: +44 (0) 1622 767865

Post: Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL

If you would like more information on becoming a Credit Account Customer, please call our Group Bookings Co-ordinator on +44 (0)1622 767865 or email


For detailed directions by road, rail, air or from across the channel, click here.

Dedicated, free, hard-standing coach parking is 2 minutes walk to the visitor reception area.

Have a question about group visits?

Complete our enquiry form and a member of our team will be in contact.

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