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Food & Drink

Enjoy a bite to eat from one of our picturesque cafes

Drop into one of our cafes for a delicious range of sandwiches, light meals, cakes and afternoon teas. Our food is freshly prepared using locally sourced ingredients, sustainably sourced in Britain.  

We’ve got healthy children's lunch boxes, activity sheets and mini meals, as well as high chairs and baby changing facilities.  

We also offer special catering for organised groups. Visit our Groups pages for more details.

Every meal or cup of tea you buy helps us continue to care for Shakespeare’s family homes. 

We look forward to welcoming you!

Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Relax in our bright and airy cafe next to Shottery Brook, with stunning views of the Cottage.

Benches and outside seating are also available in the beautiful grounds of Anne Hathaway's Cottage near our seasonal refreshment stand, the Pea Shed. 

> Download Anne Hathaway's Cottage cafe menu

Hall's Croft

Whether or not you’re visiting Hall’s Croft, escape the hustle and bustle of town and visit the lovely oasis of our cafe for coffee and cake or a light lunch. 10 minutes walk from Shakespeare’s Birthplace. 

> Download Hall's Croft cafe menu

Mary Arden's Farm

Enjoy sandwiches with artisan breads, Tudor-inspired specials and healthy children’s lunchboxes.  Sample our organic meat fresh from the farm and discover our Tudor inspired specials. Or feel free to bring a picnic and use our picnic tables around the farm. 

> Download Mary Arden's Farm cafe menu

Will's Kitchen

Will’s Kitchen is a new kind of destination cafe that pairs great food with creative inspiration. Located opposite Shakespeare’s Birthplace, we’re here to celebrate the creativity for which he is legend, in new ways, on and off the plate. We are open everyday 8am - 5pm.

> Download Will's Kitchen menu

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Our Food

Our organic meats are produced at Mary Arden’s Farm. The Berkshires, Oxford and Sandy & Black are Tudor breeds of pork; the Portland, Cotswold and Norfolk Horns make up our organic lamb; the Longhorns, Gloucester and Hereford our organic beef. We use as much free range and organic produce as possible, including fruit and herbs grown in our own gardens.

We have items on the menu to meet most dietary requirements, including gluten-free, vegan and dairy-free. If you have a specific dietary need, please speak to a member of the catering team. 

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