The Little Kitchen at Exbury Gardens

Located in the former Estate Smithy, Mr Eddy’s Restaurant offers a delicious seasonal menu for brunch, lunch and afternoon tea, alongside cakes, ice-creams, snacks and a children’s menu. We offer a choice between Grab and Go food to be enjoyed around the gardens; dine-in food from our hot and cold servery; and an à la carte menu, all prepared fresh to order. We take great pride in serving delicious food using quality, local ingredients and have designed our menus to cater for everyone – from quick snacks to a leisurely lunch.

Dine-in food

Brunch is served from 10am until midday.

Lunch is served from midday until 3pm.

Afternoon tea, cakes, bakes and coffee are served all day.

Our menus

View our food and drinks menus for snacks, teas, brunch and lunch using the links below.


Food menu >

Drinks menu >

Private Hire


The Barn at Exbury is also available for private hire for events and functions so do get in touch with us to discuss whether this space may suit your event.


Mother’s Day

Exbury Gardens is a wonderful place to celebrate Mother’s Day. Being able to catch the early blooms and stroll down to see the daffodil meadow in all its glory!

Azalea Room

We will be serving a 2 course Sunday Lunch. We will be doing two sittings at 12.30PM and 2.00PM. It will be full table service and booking is essential!

Mr Eddy’s Tea Room

We will be running a carvery in Mr Eddy’s Tea Room, which is subject to availability so don’t wait around too long!