All our restaurants take great pride in sourcing the finest quality local ingredients.
Seasonal vegetables are picked fresh from our market garden near Howletts, while Kent artisans deliver delicious dairy, meats and fish.
Being in the heart of English wine country, local wines and Kentish brews wonderfully compliment our tasty dishes.
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Whether you're in the mood for family favourites, authentic Italian cuisine or something a little more fancy for a special occasion, Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve is a culinary adventure in the heart of the Kent countryside.
The Garden Room
Serving breakfast, lunch, Sunday roast and dinner, the beautifully restored Garden Room (originally the mansion’s stable yard) offers an inviting space for couples and families to dine. The Garden Room is open to the public as well as our day visitors and short break guests.
Breakfast: 08:00 - 10:30
Lunch: 12:00 – 15:00
Dinner: 17:00 – 20:30
Mansion Bar & Terrace
Relax and unwind at our cosy bar within the historic Grade II* listed Port Lympne Mansion. The charming atmosphere and strikingly original décor are enhanced yet more by lovely sea views from the terraces.
Open from 10.30am every day for drinks, cakes & pastries.
Babydoll's Wood-Fired Pizza
Set within beautiful Mediterranean gardens, Babydoll’s wood fired pizza restaurant offers authentic Italian cooking in an informal setting.
Open daily from 12pm for lunch and dinner.
Bear Lodge Restaurant
Enjoy informal family dining with stunning views over the spectacled bear habitat and out to the Kent coastline.
Bear Lodge Restaurant is open seasonally from April - October alongside our Bear Lodge glamping experience.
Pinewood Café offers a tasty selection of sandwiches, pastries and coffees.
Open daily 10am - 4.30pm.
Grab a quick coffee and a snack before you start your adventure, or stop for lunch and enjoy a hot meal or sandwich. Relax and refuel while you watch the rhinos ambling around the paddocks below.
Open daily from 10-4pm.
Take a break with a hot or cold drink, ice cream or pasty while you watch our mischievous meerkats playing in their habitat next door. Once you've refreshed you'll be ready to carry on and visit our elusive small cats before entering Dinosaur Forest.
Open during peak periods and school holidays, 10am - 4pm.