Connected to the Ruth Pretty Kitchen Shop, the Garden Room is perfect for informal gatherings up to 40 guests.

Our Garden Room is a glass covered outdoor area which is lovely all year round, however can get cold in winter. While we do our best to regulate temperature, we do recommend to layer clothing accordingly.

Winter Hours (April to October) - Open Tuesday to Sunday 9.00am to 4.30pm
Summer Hours (November to March) - Open Monday to Sunday 9.00am to 4.30pm

Famous coffee and cake is served until 4.00pm

Closed all Public Holidays. 


Coffee and Cake

For a quick visit (perhaps on the way to another destination) give your group the chance to explore the Ruth Pretty Kitchen Shop. We provide a range of coffee, loose leaf teas, or herbal infusion along with freshly baked cake or pastry.

Price: $8.00 (including GST) per guest.

Morning/Afternoon Tea

If you would like something a little more substantial for your group we can include with prior arrangement a savoury cheese gem along with coffee and cake.

Price: $12.00 (including GST) per guest.

We ask that groups larger than ten book in advance. 


Group Bookings

We are able to reserve tables in the garden room for you and your guests however please note that the Garden Room is a public space which is open to anyone to come and enjoy. 

If you wish to bring decorations and play music Springfield House is available for private hire.

Below are our winter menus available with prior arrangement and a minimum requirement of 20 guests. Available in 2 hour time slots.


Chicken and Sweet Corn Chowder with Artisan Bread

Lamb and Rosemary Pot Pie with Winter Vegetable Salad

Sweet Treat
Springfield Orchard Apple Pie with Vanilla Whipped Cream

Laffare Coffee, Selection of Teas,

Lemon Roasted Beetroot with Sorrel, Walnuts and Herbed Crème Fraiche

Coq au Vin with Laurent’s Creamy Potato Gratin and Petit Pois à la Français

Sweet Treat
Butterscotch Crème Brulee with Apricot Compote

Laffare Coffee, Selection of Teas,

Price: $50.00 (including GST) per guest


High Teas

We host Sunday High Tea's once a month. Click here to book.


We'd love to hear from you: or call us on 06 364 3161