Bakestone Café

Bakestone Café at Fota House is the perfect spot to relax with a coffee after your tour or walk in the Arboretum & Gardens

After exploring the gardens or taking a tour of Fota House, take time for coffee and cake at the friendly Bakestone Café. Have a snack and conversation with friends after a winter woodland walk or dine outside to enjoy views across our gardens on a fine day!

We keep things local with Badger & Dodo coffee and Barry’s tea (of course!). And everything from our freshly made cakes, scones and sandwiches are prepared with wonderful fresh produce and local artisan ingredients, drawn where possible from the Victorian Working Garden.

Accessibility

Bakestone Café is fully wheelchair accessible, and there is an adapted toilet on the ground floor of the house.

Café Opening Hours

Bakestone Café is open 7 days per week from 10:30am to 5:00pm March to September and at the weekends in October & February 10:30am to 5:00pm

Our Fota Gift Shop: Home-Made and Hand-Made

In our gift shop, you’ll find Fota’s own range of jams and dressings made here on the Estate, using produce fresh from our kitchen garden. We also have a lovely selection of cards by local artists on offer, alongside Irish books and gifts, for you to choose from!

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