All About the food

Start your day the right way with a fantastic head gardeners breakfast and a hot drink - the restaurant is open from 9am Monday to Saturday and 10am on Sundays.


Make The Gardeners Kitchen your destination for lunch with our tasty range of soups, sandwiches, salads, and hot meals.

Weekend treat - come and try our Sunday lunch made with seasonal fresh veg and local produce. 

Afternoon meet - Share an afternoon tea or just indulge over our sweet treats. We have something to tempt everyone.

The Gardeners Kitchen combines views over the busy plant area with an informal, relaxed atmosphere making it the perfect place to meet friends for a coffee or a bite to eat.

With two soft seating areas as well as a raised deck with glass balconies, The Gardeners Kitchen has an atmosphere to suit all.  

Child friendly – The restaurant has high chairs for young children as well as small play areas making it a great location for a family meal.

In the summer, enjoy eating Al fresco at one of our outdoor tables, enjoying the colourful view of our outdoor plant area while the children make use of our *giant sandpit and outdoor activities 

*Giant sand pit subject to availability 

A Great Atmosphere 

Mappleborough Green Garden Centre: 01527 852631

Stansted Park Garden Centre: 02392 413090