Situated in the heart of the gardens, The Old Tennis Courts is an outdoor cafe offering a selection of light refreshments and ice-creams with an outside seating area. Seasonal opening, ask at the Visitors Entrance for details.
In line with government guidelines, customers are legally required to wear face masks/coverings when entering The Old Tennis Courts concession area.
11am - 3pm
New for 2021 - searcys picnics
Enjoy the glorious outdoors in the stunning setting Exbury Gardens with a new range of picnics, prepared by our venue chefs. Choose from:
Searcys summer picnic: £29.50 for two people. Choose one bento boxes per person from the menu below – Ploughman’s, Vegetarian or Afternoon Tea. Comes with two 250ml bottles of water.
Searcys sparkling summer picnic £69.50 for two people. Choose one bento box per person from the menu below – Ploughman’s, Vegetarian or Afternoon Tea. Comes with a bottle of Searcys selected cuvée Champagne and two 250ml bottles of water.
Grande Marque summer picnic £99 for two people. Choose one bento box per person from the menu below – Ploughman’s, Vegetarian or Afternoon Tea. Comes with a bottle of Moet et Chandon Imperial Brut, a bottle stopper and acrylic branded Champagne glasses. Also includes two 250ml bottles of water.
Your order should be collected on the day of your visit, between 12.00 until 16.00 from Exbury Gardens at Mr Eddy’s Café.
The following safety measures have been put in place at Mr Eddy's Restaurant:
All payments by contactless only.
All crockery, cutlery and glassware has been replaced with disposables.
All seating and tables are spaced out to ensure social distancing.
Screens have been installed at till points.
All high-volume touch points are sanitised every 30 minutes.
Social distancing markers on the floor.
Face coverings must be worn by all visitors when ordering food.
The Searcys team has undergone rigourous health and safety training and have introduced all necessary measures and procedures to keep their staff and customers safe.
‘A truly fantastic day out. My wife and I were bowled over by the amazing spring colours of rhododendrons and azaleas and there was literally colour everywhere. There are beautiful areas to walk through as well as places to sit. We took a picnic in the hope of being able to sit by one of the ponds and were not disappointed – the reflections were as spectacular as the real thing! The next thing we want to do is return in the autumn to see the colours change as it must be beautiful’
David Parker, Christchurch
Exbury Gardens, The Estate Office
Exbury, Southampton, Hampshire, SO45 1AZ
+44 (0)23 8089 1203
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