At Hitchin Lavender, we’ve always been proud to serve with a smile in our cosy café. In our tearoom you will find a range of delicious treats and meals, both hot and cold, and options for most dietary requirements.



We have a range of hot food options available in the café, which are served from 11:00 until 15:00 every day. The menu changes throughout the season depending on what is available, but here are the kind of things you can expect:

Lunch Menu

Vegan Curried Parsnip Soup - £5.50

Home Freshly Baked Potatoes - £6.75

Fillings:    Chilli con Carne 

                   Vegan Vegetable Curry (DF)

                   Farmhouse Cheddar & Beans (GF/Vegan option)

                   Tuna Mayonnaise (GF) 

                   Coronation Chicken (GF) 

                   Child's portion available upon request - £4.50

Sesame Seed Bagels in the Barn - £5.95

Fillings:    Fig & Goat's Cheese with Thyme (GF option available)

                   Ham, Brie & Cranberry Sauce (GF option available)

Caramalised Red Onion, Goat's Cheese and Lavender Filo Tart - £7.95 

Baked Camembert served with Fig bread & Sweet Chilli Jam - £7.25 

Pulled Jackfruit in BBQ Sauce (Vegan, GF option available) - £7.95

Chargrilled Vegetables, Pesto & Vegan Cheese (GF option available) - £7.95

BBQ Pulled Pork Burger on a Pretzel bun - £7.95 

Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese and Dill Crostini - £5.95

Most meals come with a side serving of either bread, salad, kaleslaw or microgreens.



The café and shop are open until 22:00 on Fridays. Every Friday, we serve our evening menu, which you can see below, between 17:00 and 21:00. We do not take reservations for our late night openings.

Evening Menu

Small Plates

Baked Camembert - £7.25
served with freshly baked fig loaf and homemade chilli jam (Vegetarian)

Butternut, Brie and Beetroot Tart - £7.95
served with homegrown salad and kaleslaw (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

Sundried Tomato Savoury Torte - £7.95
Served with homegrown salad and kaleslaw (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Sharing Platters

Farmhouse Platter - £15.95

A homemade Pork Pie, Farmhouse Cheddar, Sliced Honey Roast Gammon, Prosciutto, a selection of Salami, Spicy Salami and Salami and Gin Bites, Pickled Onion, Tomato Chutney, and a selection of freshly baked bread rolls.

Cheese Platter - £15.95

Cheeses: Smoked Cheddar, Epoisses, Sage Derby, and Shropshire Blue Cheese, served with a freshly baked fig loaf, a selection of sourdough crispbreads, olives, fig relish, chargrilled artichoke hearts and vegetables, honey and walnuts.



A selection of cakes, scones, ice cream and other goodies are all awaiting you here. The range does change throughout the season but some of our favourites that are usually on offer are:


  • Honey and Lavender
  • Lemon and Lavender
  • Blueberry and Vanilla
  • Courgette and Avocado
  • Vegan Chocolate
  • Coffee and Pecan
  • Lemon Curd

We always have Vegan, Gluten Free, and Dairy Free sweet treats available!


Afternoon Tea 

For a more refined experience, you can now book in to have afternoon tea in the barn! For £20 per person, you will be served a selection of finger sandwiches and mini rolls, mini cakes and scones and as much tea or coffee as you would like. For just £5 extra per person, you can add a glass of prosecco to your afternoon tea to complete the package!

If you would like to book a group in for afternoon tea, please get in touch with us a minimum of 5 days in advance. We can cater for vegetarian and vegan afternoon teas, but for other dietary requirements, please discuss them with us when you book!

Send us a message via our contact form, or give us a call on +44 (0)1462 434343

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