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 our trusted local artisanal suppliers deliver delicious dairy, meats and fish.
Being in the heart of English wine country, local wines and Kentish brews wonderfully complement our tasty dishes.
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Whether you're in the mood for classic family favourites, authentic Italian cuisine or something a little more fancy for a special evening, Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve offers dining choices for all occasions in the heart of the Kent countryside.
The Garden Room Restaurant & Bar
Serving breakfast, lunch, Sunday roast and dinner, the beautifully restored Garden Room (originally the mansion’s stable yard) offers an inviting contemporary dining space. 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
Closed to day visitors on Christmas Eve.
Enjoy a classic afternoon tea at the historic Port Lympne Hotel or on the Western Terrace at the heart of Port Lympne Reserve in Kent.
Afternoon tea is served 12:30pm & 2:30pm.
Mansion Bar & Terrace
The charming atmosphere and strikingly original décor of this elegant lounge are enhanced by stunning sea views overlooking Port Lympne Hotel’s 14 acres of landscaped, terraced gardens.
Guests can settle by the cosy open fire, soaking up the mansion’s history and exploring its grand halls where royalty, aristocrats, prominent politicians and playwrights once walked.
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 family-friendly setting.
Open daily from 12pm, Babydoll's Wood Fired Pizza is open to day visitors for lunch (no booking required, walk-ins only), and open to Short Break Guests for lunch and dinner (pre-booking is essential).
Bear Lodge Restaurant
Bear Lodge Restaurant is open seasonally to all short break guests only, from April - October alongside our Bear Lodge glamping experience.
Pinewood Café offers a tasty selection of sandwiches, pastries and coffees.
Open daily 8am - 4.00pm.
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 09:30am-4:00pm.
Lookout Cafe & BBQ
Take a break with a hot or cold drink, ice cream or burger while you watch our lovely lion pride 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.
Lookout Cafe: 10:30am - 3:00pm.
Lookout BBQ: 10:30am - 3:00pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday (Closed Monday - Thursday)