Food & Drink

From light lunches with spectacular views to delicious pizza in our open-sided Tipi, there are plenty of places for you to eat at Snape Maltings.

Full details below.


River View Café & Bar

Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm / Sunday, 10am-4pm

The newly refurbished River View Café and Bar overlooks the spectacular reeds, river and sky. We have plenty of safely distanced indoor table space, alongside ample outdoor seating for those warmer days.

We’ll be offering a great selection of brunch and lunch dishes, as well as fresh cakes and scones, Fairtrade coffee and a selection of soft drinks. We also have a new range of organic wines, beers and spirits to choose from. No reservations required.

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Pizza in the Tipi

Delicious pizza every Friday (5-10pm) and Saturday (4-10pm) in the Tipi

Reservations are required.

We will be serving our stone-baked pizzas, under the shelter of our double tipi, as well as some twists on classic Italian starters and desserts. Book your table using the link below.

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The Takeaway Hut

The Takeaway Hut and outdoor café are now open daily from 10am-4pm.

Situated on the Hepworth lawn overlooking the reed beds we will be serving a selection of homemade sandwiches, filled rolls and cakes as well as hot, cold and alcoholic drinks.


River View Restaurant

Opening on Friday 23 July

The River View Restaurant is an exciting new addition to Snape Maltings, offering the best seasonal and local produce as well as expert selection of wines will be launching this summer from 23 July until September.

Full menu and reservation details coming soon!

In the shops

The Food Hall

All our shops are open daily from 10am – 5.30pm (10am – 4.30pm on Sundays), including House & Garden, the Food Hall, the Craft Shop and The Maltings Gallery.

Our friends in The Green Room, The Early Music Shop, the Antiques Centre and the Lettering Arts Centre are also now open.

You can also still shop online.

A range of delicious food and drink sourced locally and from further afield.

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Other places to eat on site

Plough and Sail pub

The Plough & Sail

(For more information, visit The Plough & Sail’s website)

Pub and restaurant only 100 yards from the Concert Hall. Pre- and post-concert dining available all year.

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Food Events


Farmers' Markets

First Saturday of most months, 9.30am–1pm

One of Suffolk’s finest food markets, offering an exciting array of fresh and local produce in its new and safely distanced set-up.

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Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival

Annual Event in September

A celebration of Suffolk’s thriving food and drink scene.

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