Shop and Eat at Mount Stuart

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The Courtyard Cafe

At The Courtyard Cafe we are passionate about food and drink. The island and its fertile land means we don’t have to look very far afield to find wonderful produce for our kitchen team to work their magic. We only use quality locally sourced ingredients to create the delicious hearty soups, fresh sandwiches, salads, hot ‘Bute Bakes’ and irresistible scones that we’ve become so well known for.

Our suppliers include our very own Mount Stuart Kitchen Garden team, who work tirelessly to grow all of our fruit and vegetables. Smoked fish and cheese is supplied by the Isle of Bute Smokehouse, who use a kiln which dates back to 1888! We are also proud to source all our beef and lamb from Macqueen's butchers who only use produce from island farms.

Outdoor seating is available in the Courtyard and surrounding areas with limited indoor seating available on a first come first served basis. View our Cafe Sample Menu

Picnics at Mount Stuart

The Courtyard Cafe stocks a range of takeaway food and drink perfect for a picnic in our gardens, or you are welcome to bring your own. Please remember to follow the Countryside Code guidelines during your visit:

  • take your litter home – place waste in the bins provided
  • campfires or BBQs are not permitted anywhere on the Mount Stuart site
  • keep dogs on leads and under control
  • care for nature – do not cause damage or disturbance

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