There is an excellent selection of places to eat at Snape Maltings, from freshly prepared local food and cream teas to cafés overlooking the Alde estuary, giving guests one of the best views of reeds, water and sky in the UK.

Café 1885

Open 10am–5.30pm • Sunday 10.30am–4.30pm

A bustling restaurant overlooking House and Garden, open for brunch, lunch and traditional cream tea.

Our team creates a menu of fresh, delicious and inventive dishes, and is committed to working with local producers through our network of local suppliers. Daily specials are available and the menu changes every month to coincide with the Farmers’ Market.

For reservations phone 01728 687175

Granary Tea Shop

Open 10am–5.30pm • Sunday 10am–4.30pm

With plenty of outdoor space close to the river, the Granary Tea Shop is the perfect spot for morning coffee, afternoon tea, and as a meeting place for a light lunch.

Sandwiches, baked potatoes and panini are freshly prepared to order. Our soup is made upstairs in Café 1885, and sausage rolls and a selection of cakes baked by Dawn in the Tea Shop team. Scones and bread are delivered each morning from a local bakery to ensure quality and freshness.

Concert Hall Café

Open from two hours before Concert Hall events

Please note that until May 2019 the Concert Hall Café will only be open to serve food and drink for events in Snape Maltings Concert Hall.

With its glorious panoramic views over the River Alde, and a drinks list features artisan spirits, local soft drinks and a wonderful range of wines by the glass, you can enjoy a drink whilst enjoying the best vista in Suffolk.

From spring 2019, we will be opening with a new and exciting lunch menu (available 12pm-3pm daily).

Our freshly prepared dishes have an emphasis on local and healthy. With its breathtaking backdrop, the café is a perfect place to meet friends, relatives or business colleagues for a healthy salad or homemade cake.

On concert nights a wide variety of hot and cold food is available for 2 hours before all performances, served in a quick and informal style.

Concert Hall Restaurant

Open 2 hours before most Concert Hall events

The top floor Concert Hall Restaurant is open for dining whilst enjoying the best vista in Suffolk before all evening performances in the Aldeburgh Festival and Snape Proms, and for many other events throughout the year. It is also available for private hire. To reserve a table please contact the box office on 01728 687110.

Farmers' Markets

Come and enjoy one of Suffolk’s finest food markets, a exciting array of fresh produce – from vegetables, fruits and juices to locally-reared meats and delicious artisan bakes and cakes – all under one roof.

Held at the Maltings on the first Saturday of every month, with additional seasonal Easter and Christmas events, this is a wonderful start to the weekend for many, so arrive early to avoid disappointment.