• Cafe by the Lake at Sumners Pond

  • Cafe by the Lake at Sumners Pond

  • Cafe by the Lake at Sumners Pond

  • Cafe by the Lake at Sumners Pond

The Cafe by the Lake


COVID-19 Café by the Lake

The Cafe by the Lake will be open in a limited capacity for takeaway Hot Drinks, Cakes, Pastries and Snacks accepting card payments only.

10:00 - 3:00pm Saturdays and Sundays.

For the importance of your safety and our own. We would like to urge all visitors to be respectful of others and observe social distancing measures set out by the government.

Please keep in mind that this is a new service and you may experience waiting times.

We would like to thank our wonderful customers for their understanding and continued support.

Cafe By the Lake



The Cafe by the Lake, restaurant and bar is positioned on the beautiful Sumners Lake at Sumners Ponds in the quaint picturesque village of Barns Green. We are open to all, including day visitors, from 8:00am – 5:00pm Sunday – Thursday serving breakfast and lunch. Alongside Friday – Saturday 8:00am – 10:30pm serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food service is from 8am and last orders are 11.15am for breakfast, 12 midday until 3pm for lunch and dinner 6pm until 9pm when open.

Our team of chefs have created an enticing and delicious menu. Enjoy a full English breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea on the decking overlooking the Sumners Lake or something a bit more warming during the winter, inside the cosy restaurant. Our licensed bar has lager, beer, cider and local ales, bottled and on draught as well as an extensive wine and spirit selection. Live music, quiz nights and larger events are planned throughout the year.

Granny Betty's Afternoon Tea is available from 3pm on Fridays, Saturday and Sundays. Booking is required so please let us know at least 24 hours before hand. For booking enquiries or more information please contact a member of the Cafe team at; 01403 732734 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We look forward to welcoming you.

Well behaved dogs are welcome in all parts of the restaurant and bar.




Reception and General Enquiries: 01403 732539

Monday - Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm


Cafe By the Lake: 01403 732734

Sunday - Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday - Saturday: 8:00am - 10:30pm