Update, 12 April 2021:
All our shops, the Maltings Gallery and our outdoor covered café are now open. You can also book River Trips along the River Alde and Pizza in the Tipi. Concerts will restart in late May. Read our re-opening plans here.

Food & Drink

We’re excited to introduce our plans to offer great food and drink at Snape Maltings again, in line with current government guidelines.

Full details are available below

Takeaway Hut

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.


Pizza in the Tipi

From 16 April, the Tipi will be serving pizza every Friday (5-10pm) and Saturday (4-10pm)

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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Concert Hall Cafe

River View Café & Bar

From Monday 17 May, we will be open 7 days a week.

Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm / Sunday, 9am-4pm


The River View Café and Bar is our recently refurbished café and bar space overlooking the spectacular reeds, river and sky. We have plenty of safely distanced indoor table space, alongside ample outdoor seating for those warmer days.

Bringing the best of the Granary Teashop and Café 1885, we’ll be offering a great selection of brunch and lunch dishes, as well as fresh cakes and scones, Fairtrade coffee and selection of soft drinks. We also have a new range of organic wines, beers and spirits to choose from.

Please keep an eye on our website and social media for our new menu launch on 1 May.


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' Market

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 all under one roof.

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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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