Our Café and Grounds
Every Sunday our grounds are open to all for an entry fee of just £1 per person (children under the age of 1 go free).
Come and have a leisurely stroll around our meadows, lakes, and woods – and enjoy a truly beautiful and peaceful Sunday morning walk.
There are even some free-roaming deer to be spotted by sharp-eyed visitors!
Once you’ve built up an appetite, you can then come and try the exquisite food in our welcoming café.
Meanwhile, the kids can enjoy our fantastic soft play area where they can safely expend some energy!
The grounds and café are open every Sunday; the grounds 10 am – 3 pm weather permitting, and the café 9 am to 3 pm.
The Blackstock office is, however, open from:
Monday – Sunday, 9 am – 5:30 pm (closed on Bank Holidays).
We are incredibly proud of our café menu – as it includes dishes made with the finest ingredients and caters to both classic and modern tastes. We serve up everything from hearty English Breakfasts through to Eggs Florentine on Brioche – and also offer a very impressive selection of vegan options.
Why not join us on a Sunday morning and get your day off to a perfectly delicious start!
Opening Times and Entry Fees
We are open to the public every Sunday. The café opens at 9 am and closes at 3 pm, while the grounds open at 10 am and close at 3 pm weather permitting.
You do not need to pay entry if you just intend to use the café. For the grounds, the entry prices are as follows:
• £1 per person
• Under 1s: free
To find out more information please contact us.
01323 848 006 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Some kind words
"We just wanted to pass on a huge thanks to everyone at Blackstock that helped make our party a day to remember. Our guests were delighted with everything from the venue to the catering, we’ve had so much nice feedback. Luigi and the rest of the team were fabulous, I didn’t realise we were going to have so many people looking after us. So, once again a big thank you for making our day truly one to remember." Alan & Carolyn, October 2019
"To all the fantastic team at Blackstock! We had the most amazing day, full of love, laughter & happiness. It went so smoothly, so all we had to do on the day was enjoy it and immerse ourselves in the celebration of our marriage. We can't thank you all enough for your hard work and can't fault the staff at all. The food was wonderful and all our guests had the best time. We felt very special and staying over extended that feeling very much. The Goat Shed was a perfect place to end our magical day." Martin & Tina, September 2019
"Having such a big wedding the food was the most expensive part for us and it took a while to get our heads around. Having been to weddings before and seeing the portions it all felt pretty disheartening. When the food came out on the day we could not believe that they were actually very generous portions and then upon trying the food we were blown away. The food was all delicious and guests throughout the day and since have said it was some of the best food they have ever had at a wedding and we agree very much with this. People also commented on how quickly it was served and how hot the food was considering the number of guests. All the waitresses and waiters were great and happy to help. So a massive thank you to the chef and all involved in serving the food, it most definitely was worth the money!" Kirsty & Craig, August 2019
"I just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone at Blackstock for helping us have such a wonderful day on Sunday! The moment we first visited Blackstock we knew it was our perfect venue and a truly beautiful setting. Every member of staff has been friendly and helpful! Louisa and Josie were helpful in answering all our questions before our wedding and, on our wedding day, Luigi at the start of the day was fantastic and so calming. Both Kevin and Lorraine were equally brilliant! All the bar staff in the evening were also wonderful! So many guests commented on what a beautiful venue it was and how delicious the food was! Thank you again and I’m sure we’ll be back in the not too distant future." Steph & Si, August 2019
"Thank you all so much for making our wedding an incredible day to remember! The precision and attention to detail were spot-on and the staff were amazing! We can't thank you enough!" Adam & Jamielee, June 2019
"Thank you very much for everything you did to ensure our wedding day was perfect. We had a fantastic day and our guests all commented on what a beautiful venue Blackstock was and how much they enjoyed the food." Mr & Mrs Rummins, June 2019
"Nic and I just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU to the Blackstock team for helping to make our wedding day so amazing! The staff were professional, friendly and helpful. The day went just as we’d planned and more, with the help of Paul Mitchell our Toastmaster. We would highly recommend him to any future couples looking to ‘tie the knot’. Both barns looked absolutely stunning with the help of Joanna from Inspirations Decor and lighting in the Tudor Barn for our ceremony by Dave Callaway from Unlimited Promotions. The food was AMAZING! All our guests said how delicious it was, which is testament alone as 10 of those attending the wedding (including myself) are chefs! There was more than enough food for the evening reception, glad we made the choices that we did - Best of British went down a treat! Special thanks to Marco and his team. It’s thanks to Blackstock that we came across Emily from Emily’s Mixing Bowl at one of your wedding fairs - oh my, delicious! The best cake that I have EVER tasted! She’s a must for wedding cakes. Finally Blackstock - what a venue. Idyllic in every way. Beautiful setting with breathtaking views. We were thrilled when so many of our guests said that it was the best wedding that they had ever been to - we had to agree! Thank you once again." Emma & Nic Jennings, 19th May 2019
"Ashley and I cannot thank enough yourself and your team for making our day truly magical. The day was AMAZING! As well as every other member of staff that worked throughout the weekend. I hope that one day we will be returning to Blackstock. It will always hold a place in our hearts." Mr & Mrs N, March 2019
"Craig and I just wanted to thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for all your help and for such an amazing wedding day! Everything ran so smoothly from start to finish and nothing was ever too much for anyone. Everyone was so attentive and helpful. We had the most amazing day and can't believe it will be a month ago tomorrow! We just want to replay it over and over again! The food was just out of this world and we had so many positive comments on how delicious it was! Thank you so much again we will certainly be recommending Blackstock and, of course, we will be back soon for one if your yummy breakfasts!" Mr & Mrs Crowther, February 2019
"I just wanted to say a massive thank you to you and the team at Blackstock. Yourself and Ben had everything planned to perfection and made our day so so amazing and special. We had the best day and night at your stunning venue and can't praise you enough." Leanne & Jonathan, 28th December 2017
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