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 Rockingham Castle, to name a few!

The Dairy Barn Cafe

At the Dairy Barn Café, visitors can be sure of a warm welcome come rain or shine.

Stray’s Coffee, Oakham

Stray’s Coffee is a family-owned and run, independent coffee shop, eatery and live jazz venue, first opening in Newark on Trent in 2003. They came to Oakham in 2019 to take the High Street by storm!

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

Daphne’s Tea Room at Rutland Farm Park

Enjoy our home cooked food, cakes, tray-bakes and snacks in this brand new Tea room on the southern edge of Oakham. Our lovely Tea Room serves a variety of hot and cold food and drinks, snacks, ice creams and more. Food is served to sit in or take away and we do our best to cater for all dietary needs. We also offer Afternoon Tea, which includes a selection of sandwiches, cakes, scones and tea or coffee (booking required).

The Dairy Barn Cafe

Whissendine Road, Leesthorpe, MELTON MOWBRAY, Leicestershire, LE14 2XJ, United Kingdom

Stray's Coffee, Oakham

2 High St, Oakham LE15 6AL, UK

The Orchard Garden Cafe

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

Daphne's Tea Room at Rutland Farm Park

Catmose Farm, Uppingham Road, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6JD, United Kingdom

The Orangery Restaurant & Garden Cafe at Burghley House

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