Cowdray Farm Shop & Café
Situated on the 16,500 acre Cowdray Estate – Holistic Estate which cares about the land.
Located in Midhurst, West Sussex, at the heart of the South Downs National Park.
The Cowdray Farm Shop and Café
The Farm Shop and Cafe are seen as the hub of the Estate. The running of it is a family affair and represents so much of the Estate’s holistic ethos. The sourcing policy is of the highest standard and starts with our own home grown produce. The lamb and beef comes from the Home Farms and the Head Butcher is in the enviable position of being able to talk with the farmer about how the animals are raised and the impact this has on the end result.
We also have award winning venison which is one of the benefits of managing the wild effectively and is also perhaps one of our most sustainable food sources.
The Café serves outstanding food, from breakfast to sandwiches and snacks, to substantial meals, made from scratch, using traditional artisan techniques and the best Cowdray & local produce.
We support local suppliers whenever we are able and source only the very best produce for our store. Monmouth Coffee is now being served in the Cafe and is available to buy in the Shop and Neal’s Yard Dairy supplies our cheeses.
We’re always looking for like minded foodies interested in working in our fun and stimulating environment. If you think you’d fit in and your looking for a new challenge do get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org
Reservations for the Cafe at weekends and Bank Holidays need to be made by Friday at 5pm. We no longer take bookings for Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays on the day. Midweek bookings may be made on the day but until we call you back your booking is not confirmed. Our Summer opening hours are 9am-6pm Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm on Sundays (The Cafe closes at 4pm on Bank Holidays).
News & Events
Cowdray Live: Have you tried one of Emily Pearson’s organic,cold-pressed, raw juices which are available to buy in the Shop and Cafe? For more information about her range and the cleanse packages on offer see http://cowdraylive.co.uk/
Picnic Hampers – If you are planning a day out this Summer to watch the Polo, enjoy the racing at Goodwood or perhaps a trip to the beach why not order a picnic from the Farm Shop? We offer a bespoke picnic making hamper service for any number of people. Ask in the Farm Shop for details or download our PDF menu on the left of this page. Please order 2/3 days in advance.
MADHURST: Cowdray Hall is the venue for a Tea Dance and a Barbecue Film night during MADhurst.
Tea Dance: Bring your friends and join the Jazzoits from Worthing for a special afternoon of music and dance on Monday 18th August between 2pm and 4.30pm. Delicious tea and cake will be served by the team at the Cafe. Tickets are £8 each and can be purchased via http://madhurst.co.uk/
Barbecue Film Night: On Tuesday 19th August we’ll be hosting the musical film screening of ‘Walk the Line’ which chronicles the life of country music legend Johnny Cash. Tickets are £12 each and include a barbecue and salads and entrance to the film. Doors open at 6.30pm with the barbecue served from 6.30pm-8pm. Drinks available from a pay bar only. The film starts at 8pm and there will be an interval during Caroline’s Ice Cream will be available to buy. Tickets are only available via the Cowdray Farm Shop office. Ring 01730 815152 to book and pay during office hours. Limited availability so you’ll need to book early!
Fresh Fish on Tuesdays as well as Fridays! Andrew Johnson and his team are with us every Tuesday as well as every Friday. Tuesdays 11.30am- 2.30pm & Fridays 11.30am – 4.00pm.