Doddington’s restaurant attracts both locals and those from further afield with its fuss-free, delicious food. Our wonderful team of chefs work closely with our Kitchen Gardening team, Estate gamekeeper and small local producers to create menus that showcase the seasonal, fresh and delicious produce from our beautiful Kitchen Garden, our own grass-fed Lincoln Red beef, game and foraged produce from our Estate along with locally sourced ingredients. Everything is cooked from scratch and to order.

Opening Times

  • Lunch: Daily 12pm-3pm
  • Sunday Lunch: 12pm-2.30pm – Doddington herd Lincoln Red beef
  • Afternoon Tea: Mon-Sat from 2.30pm (not served Nov-Dec)
  • Bank Holidays: Closed
  • Xmas/NY: Closed 24 Dec-2 Jan inclusive

The Restaurant is open for Lunch service only. Please see below for latest menus *all menus subject to change*

Private Dining

Our stylish and intimate restaurant can be booked exclusively for evening private dining. You and your guests can relax and enjoy the evening while our chefs and dedicated front of house team serve cocktails and canapés and prepare our wonderful Doddington inspired menu. Our dishes showcase our own home-grown Lincoln Red beef and estate game, along with fresh produce grown in our walled Kitchen Garden and foraged from the farm.

For all enquiries please email

View our Private Dining Brochure

Afternoon Tea

Enjoy Afternoon Tea Monday- Saturday from 2.30pm (Jan-Oct, not served Nov-Dec)

Delight in a selection of sandwiches, homemade scones, tray-bakes, fresh macarons and your choice of tea all served on our vintage style crockery.

Afternoon Tea: £15 per person. See below for latest menu.

We recommend pre-booking to avoid disappointment.

Afternoon Tea Gift Voucher 

Give the gift of Afternoon Tea at Doddington!


Valentine’s Evening Dining

Celebrate Valentine’s in style with a romantic 6 course evening dining experience in the candlelit setting of the Restaurant at Doddington.

Enjoy a rose mojito or elderflower cocktail on arrival and a fabulous 6 course menu for £55.00 per person.

Thursday 14 February from 7pm. Booking essential – book now


*Please note that on special events days, including Father’s Day, Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day we often run special events which may alter the Cafe/Restaurant opening arrangements and booking may be required. Please refer back here for more information and sign up to our mailing list for our monthly e- newsletter at the bottom of this page.*

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Restaurant Booking Form

Please only use the online booking form if your required date is more than 24 hours away. Otherwise please call the restaurant to book on 01522 812505.

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