About Bella's Pantry

Bella’s Pantry is a family friendly, independent café run by Joanna, who named the business after her five year old daughter. After living abroad for many years, Joanna returned to the UK to fulfil her dream of opening a café and when the space at Beech Hurst Gardens came up she jumped at the chance.

Having spent much of her life in Italy Joanna’s passions are good food, coffee and ice cream, which are reflected in the carefully selected menu. The café offers breakfasts, lunches and light snacks as well as our speciality home-baked cakes, cream teas, full-afternoon teas* and ice-cream sundaes. All our food is made to order and enjoy at the pantry or to take away.

We serve Drurys gourmet coffee, famous for its smooth, consistent flavour and served in Michelin-starred restaurants worldwide. Our range of speciality, pyramid teas are also supplied by Drurys. Our ground coffee is also available to buy for customers’ home use.

Our luxury, hand-made ice cream is supplied by Bennetts and has a truly irresistible and creamy taste.

Since opening in summer 2015, the café is increasingly becoming part of the local community and welcomes all age groups and users of the gardens. Where possible, the food is sourced locally to ensure quality for our customers and support local businesses. We are keen to build on our community links and always welcome new ideas and feedback.

* We recommend booking ahead for our full-afternoon tea service.