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The Halloween Horror Trail 2014 is back for its third year and is bigger than ever. For information about the event and information on how to book tickets please click here.

Opening Times

Tuesday - Sunday
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 10:30pm

Open all year round!

Breakfast is served 8:00am until 12:00pm midday and lunch is served until 3:00pm. Dinner is served from 6:00pm until 9.00pm.

These opening time will continue through the winter months.

Please note The Cafe by the Lake will be closed for a private function on the evening of Saturday 8th November from 6.00pm. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Christmas Dinners are back from the 24th November for groups of families, friends and work colleagues to celebrate the festive period in the beautiful surroundings of Sumners Ponds. You can view our menu and information on how to book here.

Also coming soon in December...The Polar Express! Visit the ‘Christmas’ page for details and pictures from last year.
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Also coming soon and takings bookings NOW... The Chef’s speciality weekend ‘French Cuisine’ (full menu coming soon)

The November’s/December’s Events Calendar is also OUT NOW! Please visit the ‘Events’ page for full listing of everything going on at The Cafe by the Lake this Autumn/Winter!

The Cafe by the Lake is family run cafe, bar and restaurant at Sumners Ponds in the quaint picturesque village of Barns Green. We are open to the all, including day visitor from 8.00am each day serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks, snacks and ice cream. Tuesday to Sunday our bar and restaurant is open until 10.30pm serving evening meals. See the current opening times to the right.

Enjoy a full English breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea on the decking overlooking the lake, or something a bit more warming, during the winter, inside the cosy restaurant. Home cooked meals are also available in the evenings on Tuesday - Sunday nights as well as drinks from the bar. Our licensed bar has Peroni and Kozel on draught with a wide selection of other bottled lagers and ciders, an extensive wine and spirit selection and local ales both on draught and bottled. Live music and quiz nights as well as other larger events are planned throughout the year. Please see our events page.

We are currently looking for part-time bar staff for evening shifts. Experience is preferred. Applicants should be willing, enthusiastic and sociable. Applicants need to be 18 years old and over only please. To apply please hand in a CV and short cover letter to the Cafe by the Lake for the attention of George, Harry or Andy. Alternative email


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