Food @ Downham Hall

Downham Hall offers a unique destination for your dining experience. Our team prides itself on serving locally sourced seasonal food in an informal and relaxed setting that welcomes all. With breakfast, lunch, evening dinner and Sunday lunch available you can visit for any occasion. Downham Hall also offers private dining options from 10 to 120 people (subject to Covid-19 regulations).

Our head chef is not one for the limelight but has great experience in a 2 Michelin star kitchen and a range of other environments with which his experience is taking our food forwards.

All our dishes are prepared in our kitchen using many ingredients from local suppliers, we are even starting to grow a small amount ourselves!

Our new menus are being prepared ready for when we can reopen following Government guidelines, you can still book a table for a future date using the link below. Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates on our services, promotions and events.

In the meantime we hope you will take this opportunity to enjoy our fantastic high quality takeaway food. The Barn, Downham Hall is offering a takeaway (collection or delivery) service every Friday and Saturday evening and Sunday lunchtime. Mouthwatering classic dishes for you and your family to enjoy.

Launching Friday 5th February 2021

Click the link below for further information.

  • To book a table please click the button:

coming to visit – A Covid Secure Venue

a few changes but still here to serve

With the relaxation of lockdown on the 2nd December we have been allowed to reopen under Tier 2 regulations.

Please complete this form prior to attending or on arrival, once for each diner visiting:, we are also displaying the NHS Covid-19 App QR code for tracking.

Here are some measures we are taking to reduce the risk from spreading the virus:

– Extra cleaning of all shared surfaces
– Using our outside spaces and marquee more than normal where suitable
– Removing shared table dressings, disposable menus and condiments/sugar served at your request
– 1 metre distancing between tables, 2 metres where we can (we have space luckily)
– Masks worn by all staff and customers to wear masks until seated
– Hand sanitising stations for your convenience
– Fans and windows open to assist ventilation
– Diner registration to assist track and trace and unique NHS Covid 19 App QR Code

The current format for our festive food services:

Breakfast: Friday to Sunday 8 – 9.45am (last booking)
Lunch : Friday, Saturday 12 – 4pm (last booking)
Evening Dinner : Friday and Saturday 6 – 9.30pm (last booking) closing at 11pm
Sunday Lunch: Sunday 12 – 4.00pm (last booking)

Christmas additional hours for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Monday 21st December up to and including lunch on Thursday 24th December 2020.

Afternoon Tea: Currently not available other than for group bookings (subject to covid guidelines) Back Spring 2021


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