The Orchard at Vanstone Park is a cafe-restaurant located within the stunning Vanstone Park Garden Centre, surrounded by picturesque Hertfordshire countryside.

With its relaxed atmosphere and homely-feel, the cafe enhances the experience of guests and customers to the adjoining garden centre, as well as being a social hub for the local community.


Reopening on 4th July 2020 the cafe-restaurant has been reconfigured to include a one-way system, social distanced tables and a take-away menu for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea, all freshly prepared and boxed daily by the chef team. Hot & cold drinks, as well as snacks and cakes are also available. So, whether you want to grab something to take-away, indulge in a picnic box to enjoy on the garden centre grounds or sip a coffee inside or outside, there is plenty of space!


 Family friendly with high chairs & booster seats available.

Free customer wi-fi.

Free parking. ​


​The Orchard at is part of The Orchard Fairfield Ltd family

- an independent, family-run restaurant business.

Steven opened The Orchard at Vanstone Park in 2017, after establishing The Orchard @ Fairfield Park in 2012. His career as a chef started from the very bottom progressing to Head Chef, Steve worked at many hospitality establishments and restaurants in the Hertfordshire area, as well as a stint in Gordon Ramsey’s Claridges, London, before deciding he wanted to own his own restaurant.

Harriet spent the last 6 years working for one of the UKs largest theatre and hospitality companies, running private functions and corporate hospitality events, as well as managing the marketing for a large live music & entertainment venue.

Together the husband and wife team now own The Orchard Fairfield Ltd and manage two restaurant sites – whilst still being mum and dad to their children. They have a passion for good food, a love of people and a drive for success.




Free wifi

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