- Open for lunch from noon until 4.30pm
- Inside the Link Building in between the Biomes
A bustling café where chefs create mouth-watering dishes right in front of your eyes.
A day in the life of The Eden Bakery
Watch how our bustling bakery produces delicious fresh food throughout the day.Play video
Every day is different, but you’ll always find a fine selection of freshly prepared food, including handmade pastries in the morning, savoury dishes at lunchtime and amazing cakes and scones in the afternoon.
Lunch is served from around 12 noon. Choose from traditional dishes served in the Eden Kitchen (the side of the café nearest the Mediterranean Biome, on the right) or world dishes in the Eden World Kitchen (the side of the café nearest the Rainforest Biome, on the left).
All main dishes are served with Eden-grown salads.
Sweet potato and goat's cheese pastry galette, £8.95
Topped with pumpkin seeds, a hint of chili and gremolata infused Cornish rapeseed oil
Roasted cauliflower steak, £7.95
Marinated with maple syrup and Middle Eastern spices with sweet-roasted red onions and coriander, lime and avocado chutney
Chargrilled lime and coriander chicken, £9.95
Roasted on a bed of Eden grown peppers, tomatoes and courgettes
Roasted sustainable Cornish hake fillet, £9.95
With an orange and harissa glaze, with fresh coriander, fennel and toasted pumpkin seeds
Chef's homemade soup of the day served with locally baked artisan bread (£5.95)
Turmeric new potatoes, £2.95
Lattice fries, £3.50
Children’s lunch menu
The children's lunch menu is recommended for children aged eight and under, and is available until 4pm. We offer a more limited kids' menu for the evenings (see below).
Sticky lemon chicken drumsticks, £5.50
Served with parsley potatoes and peas or salad.
A sustainable white fish and smoked mackerel fishcake with parsley, dill and mustard, in a crisp panko crumb with a lemon wedge and Cornish harissa ketchup, served with winter greens or garden peas.
Mac ‘n’ cheese, £5.25
Baked mac ‘n’ cheese served with winter greens or garden peas.
For children, we also offer tasty selection bags where youngsters can make their own choices from a range of lunchtime goodies. See an overview of children's food at Eden.
All main dishes are served in a rice bowl or burrito-style wrap. We also serve children's sized portions. See the full menu online (pdf).
Keralan Indian cauliflower
with basmati rice, coriander chutney and masala black beans
Jamaican jerk chicken
with coconut rice, ginger and coriander cream, pineapple and black bean salsa and fresh mango
Nigerian slow-cooked beef
with a jollof-style rice, black beans and plantain
Korean sweet and spicy jackfruit
with a kimchi rice, pickled mooli and spring onions
Spiced mango chicken wings
Buttered corn cobs
Carrot and mooli salad
Stunning homemade cakes, cream teas and cookies (including vegan and gluten-free options) are served from 2.30pm until close.
Sourcing and recycling
We’re proud that over 80% of the money we spend on catering suppliers is spent on businesses in Cornwall and Devon. We use only Cornish meat, dairy and eggs in our on-site cafes – as well as Cornish salad leaves when they are in season. Find out about our sourcing.
We recycle a lot of our food waste in a huge composter that transforms it into a nitrogen-rich soil enhancer for our gardens.
Please bring your own refillable water bottle to help us cut down on the use of plastics.
Behind the scenes
The Eden Kitchen is a welcoming place where you can enjoy freshly created food and a drink, sharing long tables with other visitors. We designed the Eden Kitchen so that you can reconnect with food and see it prepared before you.