Cafes & Tea Rooms

You are spoilt for choice when looking for a place to sit back and enjoy a drink with a wedge of delicious homemade cake, or light lunches, breakfast bites, and especially afternoon teas. Not only are our market towns peppered with delightful tearooms, but many of the attractions have their own excellence cafe to tempt you.

Oakham and Uppingham hide their best cafes in alleyways and side streets around the town, but they are worth seeking out.

If you’re looking for an outing where the food offering is more of an attraction in its own right than an afterthought, then you will not be disappointed with Burghley House, Gates Garden Centre, Barnsdale Gardens or Grimsthorpe Castle, to name a few!

The Orchard Garden Cafe

Sit back, relax and unwind in our marvelous Orchard Cafe where you can enjoy great tasting coffee, flavoursome heritage beverages, a hearty breakfast, piece of cake, light lunch, sharing platter or a decadent afternoon tea

Grimsthorpe Castle Tea Room

The tea room at Grimsthorpe Castle offers morning coffee, light lunches and afternoon refreshments. Enjoy home made food, cooked freshley to order using local ingredients wherever possible including vegetables, soft fruits and salad from the Castle’s own kitchen garden.

Stray’s Coffee, Oakham

Stray’s Coffee has been going for over 16 years, and came to Oakham in 2019 to take the High Street by storm. With the mantra ‘The best coffee you’ll have today’, they’re confident you’ll love their new funky setting.

The Waterside Café

With panoramic views of the water, waterside café is the ideal location serving breakfast and lunch, along with a wide range of delicious sweet treats to compliment the refreshment of your choice.

The Hare & Hog

Much more than an excellent cafe serving teas, coffees, cakes, breakfasts and lunches, The Hare & Hog is also home to award winning Rutland Charcuterie, using British, Free Range meats. Enjoy a charcuterie board and a range of wines and beers by the glass.

The Orchard Garden Cafe

Welland Vale Garden Inspirations, Glaston Road, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9EU, United Kingdom

Grimsthorpe Castle Tea Room

The Coach House, Grimsthorpe, ourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 0LY, United Kingdom

Stray's Coffee, Oakham

2 High St, Oakham LE15 6AL, UK

The Orangery Restaurant & Garden Cafe at Burghley House

urghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JY, United Kingdom

The Waterside Café

Normanton Road, South Shore, Normanto, Rutland, LE15 8HD, United Kingdom

The Hare & Hog

Unit 25 Oakham Enterprise Park, Ashwell Road, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 7TU, United Kingdom