Food and drink
- Breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea every day
- Seasonal menu of hot dishes, pasties, sandwiches and desserts
The delicious food we serve in our cafes reflects the stories we tell in our exhibits. Our food is responsibly sourced, fairly traded, single-source, seasonal and/or local and freshly made, often in front of your eyes.
Please note that at less busy times of the year, some of our catering venues may not be open.
Do Veganuary with us!
To help people trying out a plant-based diet in January (Veganuary) drop by our pop-up café, the Vegan Kitchen, which is open at weekends serving sourdough toasties, sweet chili and chickpea pastry rolls and stewpots, alongside vegan drinks such as hot chocolate, soya and oat milk-based teas, coffees and herbal lattes.
Our family food came second in the 2018 Soil Association’s league table of children’s food at UK attractions, which ranks the nation's top family attractions according to the healthy eating value of the meals available.
We cater for vegetarians, vegans, meat-eaters, gluten-free diets, and those with other dietary requirements. Please tell a member of staff if you have particular dietary requirements and they'll do their best to help you.
Our dish descriptions don’t list all the ingredients, but we highlight on our menus key things our dishes contain (egg, meat, dairy, nuts, fish, soya, gluten) so that people with a variety of dietary requirements can see at a glance if they need to avoid a dish. Look out for these on our online menus and in our cafés.
Sustainable, local food
Find out how we source our catering supplies, including sustainable seafood.
Reusable cups and water bottles
To cut down on plastic use, please bring your own water bottle, which you can refill with free Cornish tap water at one of our Refill stations around site; they're marked on our visitor map.
Bring a refillable coffee cup and you'll enjoy a discount on hot drinks.
We sell refillable drinks bottles and coffee cups in our shops at Eden, and on our online shop.