The Barker Family's lifelong passion project of restoring the Castle continues today. Please be aware that we are currently doing key restoration work on the tower and in some rooms. The tower is currently not accessible for viewing. More information on restoration work here.
High tea at Larnach Castle

The Ballroom Cafe at Larnach Castle

Set in the beautiful grounds of Larnach Castle, the Ballroom Café offers the perfect option to sit and take stock of the historic surrounds that Larnach Castle offers, be it be in the historic Ballroom, or the stunning outdoor Café.

We are open daily from 9.30am to 4.30pm, daily, the exception is Christmas Day.  

Our hot food options are available from 11am to 4 pm- we have cabinent food available from 9.30am  until 4.30pm

All of the food we serve is prepared at the Castle, and when possible using the local produce that is in season.

Our chefs have designed menu’s that cater for guests who may have special dietary requirements.
Cafe Menu

The Ballroom Café can cater for all size groups, from a couple wanting an elegant High tea, to a larger group celebrating a birthday.

We have comprehensive menu choices for groups, our staff our will talk you through the best choice for your guests, we are happy to work with you on any changes you might like to make. We offer excellent service, considering every detail of your visit carefully.

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Qualmark Endorsed Visitor Activity
New Zealand Gardens Trust
Landmarks New Zealand
Tiaki - Care for New Zealand

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