Tastebuds Café

Due to the Offham May Day event, the ‘pop up’ Swan Street Cafe will not be open Saturday 29th April, however, there will be ample parking on site for those visiting the Fare. Parking fees are £5.00 per car and available between 10am and 4pm.  Spadework’s gate will close at 4pm and will not reopen until 9.30am the next morning.


Taste Buds cafe Outside

Tastebuds licensed Café overlooks Spadework’s beautiful courtyard garden, which also provides plenty of outdoor seating in the warmer months. The café specialises in simply cooked, wholesome dishes made from top quality, fresh, home-grown and locally produced ingredients. Our Specials Board dishes focus on ingredients which are in season, so are at their best in terms of value, flavour and freshness. Our home-made cakes and scones are baked fresh daily and using butter and free range eggs.

Tastebuds cafeOn weekdays we operate as a table service restaurant, so you’ll be served by our very welcoming trainees and staff.

At weekends the Swan Street Café provide their very popular ‘Pop Up Cafe’.  See their Facebook page for more details.

So why not combine shopping in our Garden Centre and Farm Shop, with a delicious lunch, or afternoon tea? Or you could quickly pop in for home-made soup and a roll, a hot snack, coffee and cake, or simply a cafetière of coffee, glass of home-made cider, locally brewed beer, or one of our famous spritzers, made with home-made cordials.

Tastebud menu

Afternoon Tea & Cream Tea Menu

Enjoy an afternoon treat at Spadework’s Café. You will be well looked after by our staff and trainees as you enjoy fresh, home-made cakes and scones (even our jam is home-made) and sandwiches made using freshly baked bread, from a local, independent bakery.

Cream Tea                            £5.50 per person

Fresh home-made scones served with our own strawberry jam, fresh strawberries and indulgent clotted cream. Served with tea or coffee.

Light Afternoon Tea             £8.00 per person

A round of finger sandwiches per person, served with a selection of freshly made cakes and pastries. Tea and Coffee. Advanced booking  required please.

Afternoon Tea                       £9.50 per person

A round of finger sandwiches per person, two scones with clotted cream, jam and strawberries, plus a selection of freshly made cakes and pastries. Tea and Coffee. Advanced booking  required please.

Celebration Tea                   £17.00 per person

Minimum two people. Afternoon tea, plus a bottle of prosecco to share on your special occasion. Advance booking required please.

Spadework provides work-based training for people with learning and other disabilities. Our garden centre is always stocked with top quality plants, many of which were raised on site, by our trainees. We also have a farm shop where you can buy home-grown vegetables and lots of locally-produced treats, to take home with you.

Tel 01732 870 002 to book


Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 10:00am to 3.30pm (hot food served until 2:30pm)
Saturday and Sunday 9:30am to 3:30pm (hot food served until 2:30pm)

Call direct on 01732 879080 for bookings and enquiries.





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