We’re so pleased to welcome you back to Dining at Bents, where you can enjoy our delicious homemade food in a choice of beautiful locations. In line with government guidance, we have opened up six dining destinations: The Fresh Approach Restaurant which includes our covered lakeside terrace; The Café Bar; Caffe nel Verde; The Pet Café which includes a fantastic alfresco offering; Jurassic Cove Alfresco and of course, The Alfresco Huts which have proved to be a favourite with our customers. There really is something for everyone, even your furry friends! So, which dining destination will you choose?

The Fresh Approach

Café Bar

Caffé nel Verde

Jurassic Cove Alfresco Dining

Jurassic Cove Alfresco

The Pet Café

Pet Café Alfresco

Alfresco Dining Hut

Alfresco Huts
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Say hello to a brand new Summer menu...

Can’t wait for your everyday favourite?

We’ve added a new twist on some of our timeless classics such as our delicious homemade sandwiches, Stacked Pancakes, Bents Style Breakfast items and much more!

Strawberry Tart
Cheese & Chutney Sandwich
Traditional Cooked Breakfast

Beat The Queue | Book For Today

Want to visit today? No problem!

Skip the queue with our live booking system. With our brand new live wait queuing system you can ‘walk in’ and book for today, guests can enjoy live up to date wait times, text messaging notifications and queue virtually. Book ahead with the live booking system and up to the minute availability. And the best bit? There’s no need to queue! When you’re table is ready, our team will notify you to be seated.

Follow these 3 simple steps:

Step 1) Scan the QR code on your phone camera, or use our online booking system from the comfort of home to book your table

Step 2) You can then relax at home or go shopping! You will receive a text alert when your table is nearly ready

Step 3) Simply confirm and make your way to the dining destination to be seated and enjoy!


Welcome Back! | Book In Advance

Dining for that special occasion? 

Booking a table has never been so easy with free and instant online restaurant reservations across our dining destinations. With our online booking system you can pre-book your table today, guests can feel confident with a small £10 deposit to secure bookings, text messaging notifications and email confirmation. Make your reservation today to indulge in the ultimate Bents dining experience!

Follow these 3 simple steps:

Step 1) Book your table via out online booking system *a £10 non-refundable deposit required per booking

Step 2) Sit back and relax knowing you’re all booked! You will receive an email confirmation and a text alert reminder 

Step 3) Simply confirm and attend to the dining destination to dine and enjoy! 


Fancy something different?

We’ve added a selection of NEW, divine homemade dishes such as Chicken Shawarma, Vegan Superfood Salad, Pulled Lamb Shoulder on Sourdough and many more which are sure to tantalize your taste buds!

Poached Eggs & Avocado
Lamb Shoulder & Sourdough
Salted Caramel Shortbread

Homemade by us, loved by you!

Whilst eating out looks a little bit different these days, our commitment to quality food and exceptional customer service remains as strong as ever. Our world class chefs and patisserie experts continue to work their culinary magic, combining fresh, seasonal ingredients to create sensational dining experiences, whatever the circumstances. When our dining destinations are open we can ensure the highest standards of care, with social distancing and safety measures an absolute priority, whilst also ensuring your experience with us is relaxing, enjoyable and of course, full of flavour! And if circumstances change, then our range of ‘at home’ and takeaway options will once again be the focus of our culinary attention.


We are now taking bookings at The Fresh Approach Restaurant and also welcome walk-ins at all our dining destinations. During busy periods we will operate a virtual queuing system to ensure our customers are seated as quickly and safely as possible.

The Fresh Approach Restaurant

Serving a selection of breakfast items, soup, sandwiches, salads, hot meals, homebakes, pâtisseries & hot and cold drinks. Our ‘fresh approach’ to cooking providing you with delicious hot and cold food including breakfast served until 11.30am, freshly prepared roasts, jacket potatoes, fabulous quiches and extensive children’s options. Try our famous savoury crepes, extensive deli bar salads and artisan breads. Our home bakes including patisseries, scones and specialty coffee and tea are also available to enjoy within the spacious relaxed environment and glass conservatory. Booking essential, you may be seated within the marquee or conservatory areas, subject to availability.


Monday – Saturday: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Sunday: 9.00am – 4.00pm

Café Bar

Serving a selection of light breakfast items, sandwiches, salads, homebakes, patisseries & hot and cold drinks.


Monday – Saturday: 8.30am – 4.30pm
Sunday: 9.00am – 4.00pm

Caffe nel Verde

Serving a selection of breakfast items, sandwiches, soup, salads, homebakes, patisseries & hot and cold drinks.


Monday – Sunday: 10am – 4.00pm


Jurassic Cove Alfresco Dining

Enjoy alfresco dining by our play area, Open Skies and Jurassic Cove Golf with a range of sandwiches, salads, homebakes and hot and cold drinks. Perfect for a quick lunch for those on the go! No need to book.


Monday – Sunday: 10.00am – 4.00pm

The Pet Café (with a choice of Inside & Alfresco Dining)

We’ve extended our outdoor seating area and taken our Pet Café alfresco! Serving a selection of sandwiches, salads, homebakes, pâtisseries & hot and cold drinks, perfect for walkers, families and our furry friends!


Monday – Saturday: 8.30am – 4.30pm

Sunday: 9.00am – 4.00pm

Alfresco Dining Hut

Our Alfresco Hut offers a selection sandwiches, homebakes & hot and cold drinks, plus gluten-free carrot cake muffins – all to be enjoyed for take away and outdoor dining. Our dining team are ready to safely welcome you to enjoy these amazing treats!


Monday – Saturday: 9.00am – 4.00pm
Sunday: 9.30am – 4.00pm

Welcoming you back safely | What To Expect

How we are helping you stay safe is still as important. With our dining destinations open, we can ensure the highest standards of care with social distancing and safety measures an absolute priority, whilst also ensuring your experience with us is relaxing, enjoyable and of course full of flavour! Here’s what you can expect from your dining visit to us…

  • Enhanced cleaning procedures and freshly sanitised tables
  • Limited number of customers in our dining areas
  • Disposable cutlery (excluding Lakeside Dining Alfresco)
  • Social distancing measures
  • Our usual friendly team ready to assist you with table service

We will continue to monitor and operate in accordance with Government guidance. From our family to yours, we want to thank you in advance for your patience and support throughout this situation.

If you have any concerns or further questions or concerns about Dining at Bents, please see our FAQ pages for further information:

Safety Guidelines | What to Expect

Dining FAQs

Covid-19 – Shop with Confidence

Online Delivery & Collection

We have thoroughly enjoyed bringing Dining At Bents to you at home including our best-selling Afternoon Tea, Cream Teas and Mix & Match Tapas. As our restaurants are back open, during this time as we focus on delivering our highest quality standards in-store our Dining At Home food options will be reduced but will still continue to bring you Alfresco Lunch Selections including our most loved cakes and deli sandwiches – available for click & collect only when ordered by 3pm.

Mix & Match Tapas


Afternoon Tea
Chicken Shawarma

The Food Hall | Bents Home Bakes

Enjoy a restaurant experience at home with your favourite in-restaurant Bents food and reserve wine in the comfort of your own home by visiting our Food Hall showcasing a range of fresh butchery goods including Honeywell’s steaks alongside specialty cheeses and gourmet pastries from the fresh deli counter and our fabulous new patisserie goods, freshly made by our on-site patissiers. You will find your favourites from our restaurants and some rare, unusual wine reserves, all of which are ideal for sending as a gift to your own home or to a friend or family member.

OPENING TIMES: Open Everyday. See Store Opening times.

Bents Home Bakes

Gifts Cards | Experiences

Bents gift cards make the perfect gifts no matter the time of year, whether you’re looking for the ideal birthday present, something to celebrate a special occasion or treat a loved one to the Bents experience. Shop gift cards and Afternoon Tea experiences that are certain to make them smile.

Shop Gift Vouchers


Our much loved dining events will be back (due to popular demand!), after the recent lockdown, we are working towards offering some brand new and exciting dining events this summer. Stay tuned for more information. Find out more and book your place at upcoming Bents events, parties, wine tastings, dining taste sensations, and our latest news.

FOLLOW US - Our brand new Instagram account is here @BentsGardenandHome

Be the first in the know with latest releases from our kitchens by following our social pages for food inspiration, news & events.

Planet Doughnut - Instagram
Wine Reserves - Instagram
Limited Edition Hot Chocolate - Instagram
Toppings Pies - Instagram

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For booking enquiries including future dates, large parties and special requests please contact us at – one of our team will respond within 24 hours.

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We look forward to welcoming you soon.