Temporary Closure

Following the latest Government guidance, Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery is temporarily closed to help protect visitors, staff and the wider community.  If you have booked a ticket for a future date we will be in touch as soon as the situation is clear.

Opening Hours

House, galleries, café and shop:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Access Information & Contact Us

Find access information here. 

+44 (0)1223 748 100


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Re-opening Update

We hope to re-open the Kettle’s Yard House, galleries, shop and café from Wednesday 19 May, in line with the latest government guidance. You can book a free, timed ticket here for the House and galleries.

You will not need a ticket to visit the café, but you may be asked to queue when it is busy.

Garden Kitchen at Kettle’s Yard

Please note that until further notice the café will only be taking card payments and be operating as take away only. You will be able to take food away or eat at one of the tables outside in the courtyard, Northampton Green or in the garden.

You can book a table here.

The Kettle’s Yard café is managed by The Garden Kitchen.

Catch up with friends, take a break and enjoy delicious food and drink.

Opening hours:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 11am – 4pm
Thursday: 11am – 4pm
Friday: 11am – 4pm
Saturday: 11am – 4pm
Sunday: 11am – 4pm

Find out what we’re doing to keep your visit safe here.

The menu at Garden Kitchen changes daily.

Every day we offer a selection of pastries, cakes and baked goods. Expect to find our chocolate brownies, carrot cakes, fruit cakes and ginger cake together with some delicious non gluten recipes like our chocolate Caprese cake and our vegan date flapjack. Afternoon Tea is also available to book at the weekends.

Our savoury offerings include mixed salads, the famous Garden Kitchen sausage rolls, sandwiches and often a slice or hot food offer. 

Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are offered. Please advise our café staff if you have any allergies.

Student Discount

Students get 10% off food and drink at Garden Kitchen café at Kettle’s Yard. We will need to see valid student ID for the discount to be added. This offer excludes alcohol.

Students can also get two cakes and two hot drinks for £10 with us at Kettle’s Yard between 3-5pm on weekdays.