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Our kitchens produce modern British food that reflects the fabulous local produce of the region, including ingredients from the Hall's own kitchen garden. Headlam Hall has a working farm so we understand the importance of strong relationships with local suppliers and provenance to give us traceability and confidence in the ingredients we use.

Opening Times for the Restaurant

Lunch service from 12pm - 2pm (2.30pm on Sundays)

Dinner service from 6pm - 9pm

Choose between....

The Orangery - a stylish fully glazed space that looks out onto a walled patio where al fresco dining can be enjoyed on sunny summer days.

The Library Bar - with a wall of books, framed historic deeds relating to the Headlam estate and an open fireplace, the bar area also has tables suitable for dining. Dogs on a lead welcome in this area.

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Private Dining Rooms - click here for information



Is the restaurant open to non-residents?

Yes we welcome non-residents for lunch and dinner as well as drinks in the Library Bar. Advance booking is always advisable.

Is the restaurant child-friendly?

Children over 7 years old are welcome in the restaurant at any time but under 7s only until 7.30pm unless eating with a party in a private dining room. We kindly ask parents to supervise children at all times in public areas and for health & safety reasons do not allow young children to run around.

Is there a dress code for the Restaurant?

There is no formal dress code, however, we ask diners dress in a smart/casual manner and avoid sports wear.

What time is food served in the Restaurant?

Breakfast is served from 7am (8am weekends) until 10am, lunch is served 12pm-2pm and dinner 6pm-9pm. We also serve a lounge/bar snack menu from 10am-9pm.

Do you cater for special dietary requirements??

We will alsways do our best to cater for specific dietary requirements but please notify us in advance of your arrival so the chefs can prepare accordingly.

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The use of fresh and locally sourced produce is at the core of our food philosophy.

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Make a Reservation

Please go to our online booking pages where the best rates can be found. Online reservations can be made for up to 6 rooms at a time and for a maximum of 6 months ahead.

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