Looking for a great place to eat?

Do you want to relax and enjoy the company of your friends and family in a beautiful surrounding? Or simply looking for a great cup of freshly ground coffee?


Homemade Food

We prepare all our food fresh to order, made with fresh ingredients by our team.

Friendly Service

Our friendly team has 1 aim, to make your visit to our café as enjoyable as possible.

Fresh Coffee

There’s nothing better than a good cup of coffee, that’s why we only buy the tastiest beans on offer.

Relaxing Environment

Unwind and relax in our rustic café by the roaring log fire.

About The Bell Plantation Café

The Plantation Café was created in 2009 to bring the people of Northamptonshire fresh, home-made food in a relaxing and enjoyable environment. It was our intention to bring you delicious, simple English food that is made as fresh as possible.

We absolutely stick by that today and that’s why our Café is increasing in popularity all the time. Our team works very hard to bring you this food as well as delicious fresh coffee with a smile on their face.

The Café is a place to relax and spend time with your friends and family with solid wood floors, brick walls and a roaring fire in winter. Alternatively, sit outside and take in the sun or try out our new seating area in our extended glasshouse.

At breakfast, you can have anything from simple toast to a full English breakfast. Mid-morning, we serve delicious barista-made coffee and home-made cakes.

At lunch, you can have a simple home-made sandwich, a baguette, jacket potato, lasagne or choose from one of our specials on the board. In the afternoon you can relax with a cup of tea and a slice of cake or try a full-blown afternoon tea (Monday – Saturday from 3pm).

Café Opening Times

Mon – Sat Sunday
Café Opening Hours
(drinks and cakes)
09:00 – 17:00 10:00 – 16:00
Breakfast 09:00 – 11:00 10:00 – 11:00
Lunch 11:30 – 15:30 11:30 – 15:30
Afternoon Tea 15:00 – 17:00 Not Available

Open as normal on bank holiday Monday.

We do not take bookings for breakfast or lunch.
Bookings are required for afternoon tea. More info

Delicious homemade food at Bell Plantation Café

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so you’d best get it right. With this in mind, our breakfasts are designed to really fill you up. Using the best ingredients our breakfasts really are British.

So, if you are looking for quality plants in Northamptonshire then we think the Bell Plantation is the place to visit.

  • Toasted Teacakes
  • Tasty Sandwiches
  • Big Breakfast Option
  • Fresh Tea and Coffee

We have a wide range of lunches on offer here at the Bell Plantation making us a great place for you to meet your friends and family.

Lunches are made fresh to order making sure that they are of the highest quality to meet your satisfaction. We only use the freshest ingredients from our local suppliers.

  • Everything Homemade
  • Fresh Sandwiches
  • Fresh Soup
  • Seasonal Menus

Enjoy the quintessential British experience of Afternoon Tea at the Bell Plantation café served with “Brew Tea” loose leaf tea. Click on the links below to find out more about each of our Afternoon Teas and to make a booking:


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Afternoon Tea

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We are really passionate about good coffee so we have teamed up with a local company called Beanworks who really are coffee specialists.

  • Served by Baristas
  • Freshly Grounded
  • From Local Supplier
  • Perfect with Cake

What a treat. There is nothing better for a mid-afternoon filler than a home-made piece of cake.

We make our cakes and scones fresh every single day so it’s as soft, light and delicious as it should be.

  • Made Fresh Every day
  • Wide Selection
  • Homemade Biscuits
  • Homemade Scones

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Mark Petty
Mark Petty
Great service and everything you need
Ruth Taylor
Ruth Taylor
Robert Ellis
Robert Ellis
Well stocked very very helpful staff reasonable prices great place for kids they got chickens and other birds for sale
Penny Clarke
Penny Clarke
Very good. Nice visit, all safe and sanitize on your way in
Lizzie Lewis
Lizzie Lewis
Peter Norris
Peter Norris
Nice Garden centre, with friendly staff and an interesting range of goods
Graham Dyson
Graham Dyson
Always good service and friendly knowledgeable staff
Allan Davies
Allan Davies
Gemma Robinson
Gemma Robinson
Jade Bonsey
Jade Bonsey

Where To Find Us

Watling Street,
NN12 6GX

We are situated on the large roundabout where the A5 from Towcester and A43 meet. Take the A5 exit towards Hinkley and our entrance is just off the roundabout. Look our for our purple cockerel at the roundabout!

We’re just a 15 mins drive from Brackley

We’re also a 20 min drive from Daventry and Northampton


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If you have any questions, contact us today!
Our friendly team are here to help…