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Refreshments to enjoy at this stunning royal residence

Refreshments to enjoy at this stunning royal residence

Our Café in the Weston Pavilion is run by Yellow Door Deli and is open for full sit-in and patio dining.

Opening hours: Wednesday to Sunday 09.00 – 16.00. Closed Monday and Tuesday.

From award winning breakfasts to a mouth-watering lunch menu, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Join us on Sundays for our famous Sunday Lunch which can be enjoyed as a dine in or take-away option.

Breakfast: Breakfast is served from 09.00 to 12.00 and we are proud to be the winner of The 2020 Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Award.

Lunch: Lunch service is from 12.00 daily and have a range of quality dishes available throughout the day using the best of local produce and seasonal fruit and veg Hillsborough Castle’s historic Walled Garden.

Patisserie is a speciality within Yellow Door. We use only the finest natural ingredients in our freshly baked cakes and breads.

Closeup of burger in a takeaway box.
Picture of various colourful food on display

Sustainable Feast Friday 08 April

In conjunction with Tourism NI, Food NI and Hillsborough Castle & Gardens, we will be running a very special 'Sustainable Feast' experience on Friday 08 April at 19.00.

Sustainability has always been a key ingredient in our business and we're delighted to have this opportunity to showcase a very specially curated menu, comprised of ingredients from our cherished local producers, picked from our walled garden and foraged from the estate here at Hillsborough Castle.

As well as a delicious 3 course menu, priced at £30 per adult and £15 per child, our chefs will host a talk on the menu ingredients and our sustainability practices here at Yellow Door Hillsborough Castle.

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Selection of breakfast foods - sausages, bacon, muesli, eggs, salmon, bread.
Chocolate brownies with white icing displayed on a wooden board

How to find us

The Hillsborough Castle Café is located in the Weston Pavilion, just a short walk from our car park.

For free on-site parking, please follow the brown tourist signs on the A1 south to our sign-posted car park entrance.

Seasonal produce

You can also pick up a fresh, seasonal produce box grown by our expert gardeners in the Walled Garden. 

Prices and produce will vary, depending on availability.

Card payment only in the Lower Visitor Centre.

Selection of summer fruit and vegetables produced from Walled Garden

Stable Yard Tea Room

A family of two adults and two children enjoy food in the Stableyard Tea Room at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.

Currently closed

Hot drinks, cakes and snacks are all part of the delicious seasonal menu in the Stable Yard Tea Room.

Dishes have been created from heritage varieties of fruit, vegetables, herbs and edible flowers, often using produce grown in the Walled Garden at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens since the 18th century. 

Bread loaf in a basket
Meat being seared in a small pan.
Scones on a plate with jam

Inside the castle

For conservation purposes, food and drink is not permitted within Hillsborough Castle.