Dining Options


Served 12noon - 2.30pm

Afternoon Tea

Available Monday-Saturday between 12noon-3.30pm, enjoy a selection of sandwiches and savouries accompanied by scones and sweet treats and unlimited freshly brewed tea or coffee Please note that afternoon tea must be booked no less than 48 hours in advance.

Sunday Lunch

The Oak Room Restaurant is open every Sunday between 12 noon and 8pm, offering a generous 2 or 3 course Sunday Lunch.

Created with local produce and lashings of traditional gravy, Sunday Lunch at the Park Head is perfect for a celebration or just to spoil yourself.


The Oak Room Restaurant is open to residents and non-residents from 5pm Monday-Saturday, with last food orders at 9pm. We serve timeless classics, making the most of locally sourced produce, most of which is sourced from the Walled Garden at Auckland Castle.

On a Sunday evening we serve our fabulous Sunday Roast until 8pm. .

Please note that our restaurant will not be open on the evenings of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day or Boxing Day. However, grazing boards will be available by pre-order for residents on these evenings.

Dietary Requirements and Allergies

We offer a range of vegetarian and vegan options, and many dishes can also be adapted to be wheat, gluten or dairy free. Please check with your server regarding any specific needs regarding allergies or dietary requirements.


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From Garden Fork to Your Fork

When you dine at Park Head Hotel, you will be able to enjoy the freshest produce, most of which is grown in Auckland Castle’s Walled Garden. We also work with local suppliers to source the finest food from across County Durham.

Sunday Lunch

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