At Cartgate Lodge we can cater for families, groups and truck drivers



Our experienced staff provide home made cooked food, hot and cold drinks and tasty snacks for you to enjoy. Our Café also benefits from a Picnic area for you to relax in between your journey and enjoy your food and drink.

A welcome break for kids to stretch their legs at Cartgate Lodge Café.


  • Eat in or Take Away (Outdoor Seating Area too)
  • Hearty Home Cooked Food
  • Free Parking
  • Large Grassy Area for Kids and Dogs
  • Picnic Area with Benches
  • Dog Water Bowls and Tie Up Points
  • FREE WiFi
  • Baby Changing
  • Disabled Access
  • Daily Papers
  • TV
  • Tourist Information
  • Public Toilets
  • Luscious greenery, picnic tables and toilet for weary families to enjoy a picnic pitstop or run around!
  • Enjoy our hidden retreat for a while


Assistance dogs welcome in the café and for others we supply fresh water and lead loops outside for you to pop in for your refreshments.

The grass area has water bowls and tying up facilities which is outside, in view of the Café.



Outside Cartgate Lodge Café there is luscious greenery dedicated for families to safely enjoy picnics with the children. There are also picnic tables, and toilets available adjacent to Cartgate. This is perfect area for families to safely enjoy a picnic.

There is also a tourist information centre adjacent Cartgate Lodge Café who can can help you with travel to the area, places to stay and eat, events and attractions and lots more great ideas for the whole family. It is easily accessible for visitors with disabilities, with a low counter and hearing loop.

So take a rest break at Cartgate Lodge Café and enjoy our lovely picnic area.

Opening Hours


7:00am - 8:00pm

(Monday is Bike Night until the end of the summer)

Tuesday- Sunday

7:00am – 6:00pm 

Last hot food orders half an hour before closing