Porcupine Pantry

A delicious selection of small hot lunch plates, cakes, scones and breakfasts

‚ÄčLocated just outside of our visitor entrance, the Porcupine Pantry is the perfect place for walkers, cyclists and visitors to the house and gardens to stop off for some lunch, all through the year.

Offering a range of hot and cold drinks, beers, wines, cakes, jacket potatoes and lunch plates, the Pantry offers just what you need after a long walk through the parkland, and your four-legged friend needn't miss out - dogs are welcome to sit in the outside seating.

The Pantry is well-stocked with allergy-friendly foods, including gluten free and dairy-free alternatives. If you're unsure whether we will have something to cater to you particular requirement, please give us a call on 01892 871277 and we'll be happy to help.

Our Winter 2019 menu:

Breakfast 9am—11.45am

The Veggie— Roasted Tomato & mushroom with pesto drizzle on toasted bloomer  ( Want to make it vegan? Ask to have it without the pesto drizzle) - £5.75

The Melt— OPEN Bacon, mushroom and cheese melt on toasted ciabatta bread - £5.95 

Local Speldhurst sausage on floured bap - £5.25

Grilled Bacon on floured bap - £4.95 

Warming winter Porridge topped with Apple compote, raisin & cinnamon - £3.95 

Pancake stack with bacon and maple syrup - £4.95

Malted bloomer toast served with strawberry jam | honey |peanut butter - £2.95


Lunch 12noon - 3pm


Chef’s BBQ pulled jackfruit on sweet potato toast with red onion salad (vegan) - £6.95

Spiced falafel, houmous and roasted pepper quesadilla - £6.95

Speldhurst sausage and red onion on toasted ciabatta. with rocket - £5.95

Nachos topped with Vegetable bean chilli, grated cheese, jalapenos & lime - £7.25

Chorizo, pesto, tomato and Roasted pepper on herb flatbread, with rocket - £5.95

Bacon , brie and onion chutney on toasted herb flatbread - £5.95

Mature cheddar and onion chutney on seeded bloomer (can be toasted on request) - £5.95

Chef’s Soup of the day served with Toasted Ciabatta bread - £4.95

Jacket Potato served with a choice of filling & salad garnish:
Vegetable Bean Chilli , jalapenos & lime (vegan) - £6.95
Grilled mushroom and crumbled brie - £7.25
butter & Grated cheese (V,GF) - £5.50


The Little Porcupine Meal - £4.95

1. Choose a main:

Little jacket with cheese
Kid's sausage bap with ketchup
Kid's fish finger bap with ketchup
Kid's nacho plate with cheese, cucumber and salsa dip

2. Choose a drink:

Apple carton
Orange carton
Forest fruits carton
Kid's hot chocolate

3. Choose a snack:

Packet of raisins
Hula hoops
Mini cheddars
Penguin chocolate bar