The Secret Garden

  • The Secret Garden Café

    Vegetarian, Vegan & Gluten-Free Delights

    Handcrafted, flavoursome dishes for those with Vegetarian, Vegan and/or Gluten-Free dietary requirements, set in a warm, cosy and friendly environment.

A café that everyone can enjoy!

Our menus have been designed so that there is something for everyone!
From the usual suspects like Avocado on toast, to Gluten-Free, Vegan Waffles with a huge selection of toppings.

30+ Vegetarian Dishes


25+ Vegan Dishes


25+ Gluten-Free Dishes

and that doesn't include the sides, cakes, specials, vegan friendly wines and more!

Stay a while

Come in ♥ Relax ♥ Enjoy

Our interior is as unique as our menu. We have built almost every aspect of our little café with our own hands to make sure your visit is as comfortable and as enjoyable as possible.

In the summer we have our beautiful sitting out area for you to bask in the sunshine.
In the colder winter months, we have an exquisitely large log burner to keep you all warm and cosy.


Start the day the right way!

Breakfast Menu

Whether you're looking for a Vegetarian/Vegan full English breakfast, a bowl of mixed berry and yogurt granola or just a gorgeous toasted teacake with your freshly ground morning coffee, you can always be sure to have a glorious morning at The Secret Garden.

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Who's ready for some lunch?

Lunch Menu

Brunch, lunch or just something to drink with friends whilst soaking up the sun?
Come on down and enjoy your afternoon in a relaxed and unpretentious environment with 100% good vibes!

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Go on, treat yourself!

Waffle Menu

We have made sure that no matter what your preference, we have waffles for everyone!
Vegan Waffles, Gluten-Free Waffles, Regular Waffles and even Chocolate Waffles. All with a variety of toppings for you to choose from.

Our waffles are so popular that we have a new wholemeal/savoury waffle menu coming soon.

New Waffle Menu Coming Soon

Make a Reservation

Just fill out the form

Although bookings are not required, we do advise that you book ahead as we are only a small venue and we can get very busy. If you do not fancy filling out the form then feel free to call us on 01305 457300 and we will be happy to assist.

Special Requests

During busy periods we may not be able to check our emails. If you do not receive a booking confirmation, please call to confirm.

Our Latest Reviews

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  • Samantha B. Avatar
    Samantha B.

    First visit absolutely loved it food delicious and presented well very clean we will be back ! 13/07/2019

    M Avatar

    A lovely looking, clean and inviting little cafe.

    The flowers want to sit outside to eat on a sunny day.

    Food is...
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    Jodie P. Avatar
    Jodie P.

    Lovely brunch, very friendly staff good value for money, will definitely be returning. 09/07/2019

    C2092OZLAB Avatar

    5 star rating Exceeded my expectations Thoroughly enjoyed my lunch here. The burgers were packed with flavour, delicious wine and such a beautiful setting. Will definitely... read more 09/07/2019

  • Lily S. Avatar
    Lily S.

    Best veggie / vegan cafe I have ever visited! Amazing menu, so much choice and everything is homemade. I cannot... read more 07/07/2019

    Christele R. Avatar
    Christele R.

    If you are looking for a delicious vegan waffle with all the trimmings, look no further. This place is perfect.

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    605SteveB Avatar

    5 star rating Great for all Took my wife here for her birthday lunch. I am not a vegan or vegetarian but the chickpea and sweetcorn... read more 06/07/2019

    Sandra L. Avatar
    Sandra L.

    This Café is an absolute gem. We sat outside in the courtyard garden under a very beautiful tree. The food... read more 05/07/2019

  • slhoulet Avatar

    5 star rating Perfect lunch. This is a lovely, friendly Café with a really pretty courtyard garden. Very good variety of veggie and vegan options... read more 05/07/2019

    Steve B. Avatar
    Steve B.

    Took my wife here for her birthday lunch. I am not a vegan or vegetarian but the chickpea and sweetcorn... read more 04/07/2019

    Monnie Y Avatar
    Monnie Y

    5 star rating The secret garden cafe. Lovely cafe in a beautiful setting in Hope Square, staff friendly and attentive, lots of delicious food to choose from,... read more 04/07/2019

    Anna M. Avatar
    Anna M.

    My first visit here and a tasty brunch of poached eggs avocado and toast with an almond milk cappuccino.A lovely... read more 03/07/2019

  • Lucas P. Avatar
    Lucas P.

    Great options, had a lovely a vegan waffle with vegan ice cream.

    Good prices, friendly staff, nice seating outdoors with...
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    Monica Y. Avatar
    Monica Y.

    Staff lovely and attentive. 02/07/2019

    Susan F Avatar
    Susan F

    5 star rating Brilliant Find We came across this cafe by chance and so glad we did. It serves vegetaruan, vegan and gf meals. We... read more 30/06/2019

    Emily W. Avatar
    Emily W.

    LOVE IT HERE!!! Always come for the gluten free& vegan waffles, they’re amazing! Always soft with the best choice of... read more 24/06/2019