Delicious food, good friends, relaxed dining and gorgeous views at Castle View Restaurant, Leeds Castle.

Our aim is to cook the best traditional ingredients as simply as possible and let the quality of the produce and the magnificent views across the castle’s moat speak for themselves.


Relax and enjoy a local ale or Kentish wine on the outdoor terrace whilst admiring the magnificent view of the 900 year old castle before dinner.

Our new seasonal menu uses the highest quality local ingredients. We use the most succulent and tender lamb from the Kent South Downs. Our delicious warm artisan breads and locally grown fresh vegetables are the perfect accompaniment to your meal.

For dessert, Solley’s Kentish ice cream is delicious, creamy and fresh from the farm, and don’t forget to leave room to try our cheeses, produced locally in Canterbury.


The oak-beamed 17th century setting offers diners a relaxed atmosphere and spectacular views from the terrace of the 900 year old Leeds Castle which is beautifully lit at night.

Choose your meal from the set menu or daily seasonal specials’ board. Our three-course fixed price dinner is priced at just £23 per person, excluding drinks.

Castle View Restaurant is open for bookings from 6.30pm. Free parking is available; please use the Broomfield Road entrance from the A20. Please note that the restaurant may close due to private functions on particular dates. The castle is closed to evening restaurant guests.

To book your table please visit: or call 01622 767777.

Historic Setting
Leeds Castle has been a Norman stronghold, the private property of six of England’s medieval queens, a palace used by Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, a Jacobean country house, a Georgian mansion and an elegant early 20th century retreat. Today it is one of England’s most visited castles and one of Kent’s largest tourist attractions offering children’s playgrounds, a maze, falconry, punting, the world famous Dog Collar Collection and much more.

Theme Nights
Special themed menus are prepared to coincide with a host of seasonal events throughout the year at Leeds Castle, from Valentine’s Day to Easter to Halloween. For further details or to book a table visit

Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
Leeds Castle offers six self-catering holiday cottages, four star bed and breakfast bedrooms, five luxury bedrooms in the 16th century Maiden’s Tower and eight medieval glamping tents (April to September). For details on the latest dinner and bed and breakfast offers contact one of the accommodation team on 01622 767823 or visit

Leeds Castle is located near Maidstone in Kent just off Junction 8 of the M20 and only one hour’s drive from London.

Leeds Castle
ME17 1LP

T: 01622 767777


Twitter: @leedscastleuk

Facebook: /leedscastle