Food & Drink

Dining at the Pavilion Gardens is a popular choice for tourists and residents alike, with a fantastic range of food and beverages available you’re sure to find something to satisfy your appetite.

If you’re after a full english breakfast or healthy start to the day our breakfast menu offers you a fantastic choice, then from 11.30am our lunch menu starts  which is full of a variety of delicious, local and freshly prepared meals. Also in our Pavilion Café, we offer pre-show meals during the local festivals or lunch time dining for matinees at the Opera House next door,  we advise to book in advance for pre-show or lunch time bookings.

You’ll also find our family friendly area which includes a baby station with microwave and our toddlers soft play area, which is ideal for inspiring play whilst you enjoy a well-earned meal.

For something lighter, our Pavilion Café does have a range of light bites on offer, but you might find our Coffee Bar to be more of your scene. Here you’ll find a variety of refreshments including fresh sandwiches, cakes, ice cream and snacks as well as a delicious range of hot drinks served by our friendly baristas. If you don’t want to be stuck indoors, you’ll also find additional seating to our Coffee Bar outside

For the ultimate relaxation, you’ll want to visit our Art Café which serves from the same menu as our Pavilion Café, not only will you be able to experience the beautiful views of our gardens, but you can also view some fantastic art work from local High Peak artists from our friends at Gallery in the Gardens

Here at the Pavilion Gardens, we use the freshest ingredients sourced from the best local suppliers, this not only ensures that your food and drink purchases are of the highest quality, but also helps to lower carbon emissions.

More information about our Pavilion Café, Coffee Bar and Art Café, are available below. On our Pavilion Café page, you can also download a copy of our main menu and children’s menu, side or sit outside on the Promenade watching the world go by.

The Pavilion Café

The Pavilion Café Buxton can seat up to 232 people in our superbly spacious area overlooking the Promenade and Gardens. Our Pavilion Café also incorporates a family orientated area which features a baby station with microwave and bottle warmer,...

The Coffee Bar

Open April to September:

Located in the historic atrium of the Pavilion Gardens, our Coffee Bar has been designed to offer friendly, efficient service and is the perfect place to be if you’re after some quick refreshments, with an...

The Art Café

The Art Café is an inspiring and innovative addition to the main Pavilion Café area. In our Art Café, you can enjoy some of the best views of our Promenade and gardens whilst also enjoying a delicious meal or beverage. We also offer a wonderful...