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.



Check out our video to see the changes we have made to keep our customers and team as safe as possible. 

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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