Food and Drink

Whether it be a relaxed lunch, an afternoon tea treat, freshly made sandwich or ice cream, we have something to offer all of our visitors.

All of our outlets are family friendly and provide a relaxed setting in which to enjoy the best in fresh, seasonal produce. Our freshly ground coffee is ethically sourced and can be enjoyed with a treat from our selection of homemade cakes and pastries. We provide vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options and there is comprehensive allergen information available.


The Kitchen at YSP Centre

Spring/summer (BST): open daily 10.00–17.00
Autumn/winter: open daily 10.00–16.00
Serving hot food until 15.00

Our self service restaurant, located on the upper level of the VC. Offering a seasonal menu of dishes prepared by our kitchen team. Hot food, freshly made sandwiches, homemade soup, snacks, cakes and ice cream. Eat in or take away.

Download the latest menu.

Please note we do not take table reservations at The Kitchen.

Contact Daneka Mellor if you are interested in booking a private room. Fees apply.

a child and father enjoying food on the balcony in the sun at YSP

The Restaurant at The Weston

Open Tuesday–Sunday and bank holidays 09.00–17.00
Serving hot food until 15.30

Dine at The Weston with its fresh, seasonal and sustainably sourced menu.

The table-service restaurant features an open kitchen and Scandinavian-inspired interior, including a wood-burning stove lit on winter days. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, tea or coffee in the light-filled restaurant or dine outside on the spacious open terrace overlooking the YSP grounds.

Parking is free and tickets are not required to visit The Weston Restaurant, Gallery and Shop. All proceeds go to support YSP.

5 Stars

”The food was well presented and very tasty. More importantly, it was served by some of the most helpful staff I have come across.”

- Diana Luther-Powell

The Café at YSP Learning

Spring/summer (BST): open daily 10.00–17.00
Autumn/winter: open weekends and school holidays 10.00–16.00

Located at YSP Learning building and offering freshly made sandwiches, ground coffee, chilled drinks, cakes and pastries. Look out for the scooping ice cream cart on the terrace, serving 11 delicious flavours. Enjoy sat on the sunny terrace or take away.


Centre Coffee

Spring/summer (BST): open daily 10.00–17.30
Autumn/winter: open weekends and school holidays 10.00–16.00

Our kiosk accessed from the front of YSP Centre, left of the main entrance. Serving hot breakfast sandwiches, homemade pasties, freshly made sandwiches, freshly ground coffee, chilled drinks and ice cream. Enjoy on the terrace looking over the Park or take away to enjoy on your walk.


Afternoon Tea Vouchers

Served weekdays 10.00am – 16.00,
Weekends – 13.00-15.00 in The Kitchen on the upper level of the YSP Centre.

  • Afternoon Tea with Prosecco £20.00 per person
  • Without Prosecco £16.25
  • 12 years and under £6.25

Includes:

  • Complimentary entry to YSP
  • Selection of freshly made sandwiches
  • Homemade scone with jam and cream
  • Cake of the day
  • Freshly ground coffee or tea

Please note pre-booking is essential a minimum 24 hours prior. Please advise of any dietary requirements at time of booking.

To book, contact Daneka Mellor or call 01924 832508.


Where to picnic at YSP

Picnics are permitted in our designated picnic areas with benches which are highlighted on our map.

We kindly ask that you do not bring your own gazebos, tents or picnic tables and chairs. Please dispose of your rubbish responsibly.