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Cafe

Our Café is housed in Charleston’s charming historic outbuildings. Open on the same days as the House and Garden, the café at Charleston is the perfect spot for a pre-tour lunch or a post-tour afternoon tea.  We are also a great pit stop for those walking on the Downs, we welcome ramblers!

Seasonal & local produce

We aim to cook with seasonal ingredients and locally sourced produce where possible.

Light Bites

Pea & Mint Soup served with artisan bread £ 5.95

Handmade sandwiches or toasties using artisan bread with hand cooked crisps  £ 5.95

Larger Bites

Salads: Goats cheese, feta or ham served with olives £ 8.50

Quiche of the day served with coleslaw & herby salad  £ 9.95

Apricot chicken and ham pie served with coleslaw & herby salad £ 10.95

Charleston Cream Teas

Homemade scone & butter £ 2.00

Homemade scone & specialist jam £ 2.50

Homemade scone served with clotted cream, specialist jam & pot of tea for one £ 4.95

Variety of Cakes and Sponges

Selection of cakes & sponges  £ 3.95

Piece of cake & pot of tea for one  £ 5.50

Why not hire the Café for your next event?

The Café is also available to hire for your next event whether it be for a meeting, a training day, drinks reception or birthday party, we can offer something unique and inspiring. Find out more about venue hire at Charleston.

Expressions of Interest

The Charleston Trust invites expressions of interest from individuals or catering companies interested in the opportunity presented by the new café space as part of our Centenary Project
More information here.

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