A delicious range of home cooking and baking
It is the ideal place for you to take time out to relax or to meet a friend for coffee or lunch. If you don't have time to sit down and enjoy our beautiful surroundings then we offer a tasty take-away menu.
We serve a delicious range of home cooking and baking, including scrumptious soups and daily specials. We pride ourselves in using as much locally sourced and seasonal produce in our dishes as we can and our menu will change regularly to reflect this.
The tea room is situated at the edge of the farm, with a lovely view across the pond. At the front, overlooking the farm, we have a large decked area where you can enjoy your meal al fresco.
We are sure you will love our tea room with a view.
Where to Find Us
The Tearoom is situated on the A932 about 2.5 miles east of Forfar on the road to Arbroath.
JP Coaches now have a bus service that stops in our car park.
The route number is 117 and the details can be found on the Angus Council website. Our bus route is on page 14 of the timetable.
Did You Know?
Most of the energy and power needed for the tea room is provided by our own micro-generation energy scheme.
Electricity is produced by our wind turbine, almost all of our heat energy is provided by heat pumps which have much less impact on the environment than more conventional heating systems - and the kitchen and toilets have solar powered extractor sun lights.
All in all, it means that we are able to provide almost carbon-free energy for the tea room and it was made possible thanks to grants from Inspiring Scotland and Community Energy Scotland.
The tea room also has a display and sales area which showcases the range of items that are produced by the young people taking part in our vocational training programmes. These include bird boxes and tea-light holders and all are beautifully made and come with a lifetime guarantee.
You might like to treat yourself to a small souvenir of your visit to Murton Trust, or it could be just the place where you'll find that special gift for a friend.
In the meantime, if you would like to buy any of the hand-made items made by our students, please go to the Shop page where you can choose and order on-line.
There is ample parking, toilets (including disabled facilities) and baby changing amenities.
Tea Room Opening Times
The tea room is open daily except Tuesdays:
|Tearoom - all year round|
|Last food orders:||3.30pm|
Contact the Tea Room directly on 01307 466041
Parties at Murton
We offer two different party times every day. 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm.
Birthday Party with Food and Animal Tour - £9.00 per child.
- 1 hour Animal handling tour with one of our experienced and knowledgeable guides
- Exclusive use of marquee with benches, tables and indoor games for allocated time
- A buffet including sandwich platters, bowls of crisps, selection of cakes, fruit and juice
- Entry to the farm
Minimum 12 children per party. We require 1 adult to supervise every 3 children in the group. Adults are charged at £1.25 each and if they wish, may select and pay for food using the ‘group entry rates’ food list found on our information sheet.
You may bring your own birthday cake to the party and display any decorations on the farm that you wish.
A small surcharge will apply to groups over 20 people for the animal tour.