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The Engine Shed Restaurant

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The Engine Shed Restaurant has been designed with YOUR comfort and warmth in mind.

Our old café was a great place, but was 14 years old; it was not comfortable enough and was difficult to heat in winter.

The Engine Shed Restaurant boasts underfloor heating - run off an environmentally-friendly ground-source heating system.

Our watchwords when creating the Engine Shed restaurant were: comfort / ambience / entertainment  / friendliness / helpfulness / warmth. We hope you will agree that we have generally succeeded.

We have doubled the number of staff, including two chefs. We are trying very hard to keep the friendliness, welcome, and homeliness of the old café.


Disabled Facilities

The Engine Shed Restaurant has been designed with disabled access and facilities in mind.

We have the only NAMED lift in Pickering - the Sir Nigel Gresley Lift !

Access and Facilities for wheelchair users are excellent. We also keep two wheelchairs - in the stairwell - in order that people do NOT always need to get their own wheelchairs out of their cars.


Model Railway

Model RailwayYou may have heard that we have a model railway that runs right around the entire restaurant. The kids have certainly heard about it. Operating (gently and quietly) throughout the entire day. It seems we are ALL kids at heart ! 


Background Music

The Engine Shed Restaurant has a PRS and PPL license, and a TV license.

We play background music and/or radio at a low volume.  We can also put various TV and video to the television.



The Engine Shed Restaurant does take bookings.

If you have a group of people and wish to book a table (or a group of tables) in the Engine Shed Restaurant, then please contact James (Restaurant Manager) on (01751) 471471. Ext. 40.
We will do our best to assist you WITHIN the normal operation of the Engine Shed Restaurant.

Alternatively, if you have an EVENT, and wish to HIRE the Engine Shed Restaurant outside of "normal" hours - just contact us as below.

If you need further assistance please call us on (01751) 471471 Ext 40  or Send us an Email.


Afternoon Teas

Afternoon TeasThe Engine Shed Restaurant does lovely Afternoon Teas.

Afternoon Teas are served from 2pm to 4pm.

The price per person is £15.50  (or  £19.50 with Prosecco)


Free Internet WiFi

The Engine Shed Restaurant has been designed to have complimentary WiFi.

The router is NOW in place and is called "The Engine Shed FREE Wifi".

We prefer people to TALK to each other instead of tapping at tablets and phones ... but we've had teenage kids - so we know what reality is!


Are dogs allowed in the Engine Shed Restaurant ?

Well behaved dogs with responsible owners are very welcome at Steam and Moorland.   All downstairs areas.


In the (upstairs) Engine Shed Restaurant however, only working dogs are allowed - For example "Assistance Dogs" / "Guide Dogs".

BUT, there are ways that you can have coffee or a meal with your dog -

  • We have the Balcony (great in Summer) and downstairs under the balcony (more sheltered - but still not ideal in Winter),
  • We also have INSIDE downstairs.    (Great place - all year round)

The FULL Engine Shed menu is available – food and drink are brought to your table (number).

These places are where we go when we have our dog (Paddy)  … you should love it

Note : Pictures to follow when I get another minute or two.


Our Menu

The Steam and Moorland "Engine Shed" Restaurant operates Seasonal Menus.

As with other Garden Centres, we always try to provide a choice of wholesome meals at reasonable prices.


Here is Current MENU Front Page.

Here is Current MENU Back Page.


Loyalty Card

Loyalty Card ...The Engine Shed Restaurant runs a loyalty card scheme. This scheme is discretionary. Cards are issued at the Garden Centre Tills. Cards are issued to loyal customers of Steam and Moorland Engine Shed Restaurant. Cards remain the property of Steam and Moorland, and can be withdrawn at any time.

By scanning your loyalty card at the Restaurant, you will be entitled to a discount on your restaurant purchases. This discount is currently 10 percent - except where other offers take precedence.

If you need further assistance please call us on (01751) 471471 Ext 40  or Send us an Email.




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