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Tipis is a seasonal restaurant and lounge bar that opens every winter at leading wedding venue The Gardens in Yalding, Kent.

Inspired by our countryside surroundings, we serve British food and drink from our stunning tipis situated on 12 acres of gardens.

Our ethos at Tipis is simple. To bring the outstanding natural beauty of The Gardens to your plate. As featured in The Telegraph.

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Opening Hours

Tipis Restaurant is now closed and will reopen in winter 2024.

Book a Table

Booking a table in the restaurant is required using the form below.

For groups of over 8 people, please call us on 01622 397961. If you’re visiting for drinks in our lounge bar, there’s no need to book in advance.


Exclusive Christmas Hire

Tipis Restaurant is available to hire exclusively throughout December for private Christmas parties (Monday – Thursday only). Gather under the twinkling lights of the ultimate Christmas party venue and enjoy a three course festive feast, created by our in-house chefs, at £70 per person. The venue is suitable for 80 guests in the main tipis, and an additional 30 in our new private dining tipi. For more information, contact [email protected].

Private Dining

Looking to celebrate a birthday or special occasion at Tipis Restaurant? Consider booking our brand new private dining tipi, located next to the main restaurant for a magical and exclusive experience. There is no hire charge for groups between 15 – 30 people, and a £350 hire charge for groups between 2 – 14 people. Available when the restaurant is open from Friday to Sunday, and subject to availability. For more information, contact [email protected].

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The Gardens

The Gardens is an award-winning wedding and events venue in Kent, part of the venue group GLOW Events. The grounds are divided into 16 garden areas that demonstrate planting styles through history, from Medieval to World War II and everything in between. You’ll enjoy access to the gardens during your visit to Tipis, alongside food from our in-house wedding chefs and service from the wedding team who join our couples on their special day.

Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers for Tipis Restaurant can be ordered by clicking here.



Produce from local suppliers:

  • Beef from Bethersden (Crouch Butchers)
  • Pork from Bethersden (Crouch Butchers)
  • Plaice from Rye Bay (Linton’s Seafood)
  • Ice Cream from Tonbridge (Taywell)
  • Vegetables from local farms (David Catt & Sons)

Seasonal produce from The Gardens:

  • Apples
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme
  • Sage
  • Honey
  • Chilli

Find Us

Find us at The Gardens, Benover Road, Yalding, Kent, ME18 6EX. If you need to speak to a member of staff, you can call us on ‎01622 397961 or email [email protected]