Eat

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

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. With its glorious panoramic views over the River Alde, you can enjoy a drink with the best vista in Suffolk.

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

The Concert Hall Café is also open during the day from Spring to Autumn. Please note that the Café is now closed for the winter season and will re-open Spring 2020.

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.