Covid 19 Update – March 2021
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Cafe on the Water at

Hanningfield Waterside Park

With its spectacular views over the reservoir and surrounding countryside, Café on the Water and Gift Shop is one of a kind. This is a popular destination for all with its stylish interior and quality food and drink.

You can enjoy delicious meals and scrumptious sweet treats comfortably amongst the newly fitted, stylish interior. There is a large decking area outside should you choose to enjoy your food alfresco while enjoying the breath-taking scenery. Perfect to enjoy a meal, celebrate an occasion or refuel after fishing, everyone is welcome.

The gift shop within the café stocks amazing home gifts and handmade wooden toys for that extra special person you know, or just as a treat for yourself. A great way to end your relaxing visit with a little retail therapy!

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2021 opening times

We are open throughout the year from February to December. Please see below for our opening times throughout the year.

Due to the Government lockdown we are currently closed. We plan to reopen on 12 April 2021 for takeaways and outdoor dining.

Monday 8 February to Sunday 7 March

9am to 4pm ((last orders for hot food 2.30pm and for sandwiches 3pm)

Monday 8 March to Sunday 31 October

Mon to Fri – 9am to 4pm
Sat to Sun – 9am to 4pm
(last orders for hot food 2.30pm and for sandwiches 3pm)

Monday 1 November to Sunday 5 December

9am to 4pm (last orders for hot food 2.30pm and for sandwiches 3pm)

Monday 6 December to 15 December

9am to 3pm (last orders 2.45pm)

Whats on the menu?

Download our sample menu above to see the type of delicious meals and treats on offer.

Sample Menu

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Where to find us

Directions to Hanningfield Waterside Park

From the A12 take the A1245 (Howe Green). After three miles turn right at The Bell public house into South Hanningfield Road. After two miles, turn right into Giffords Lane just after The Old Windmill public house.

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