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The Apron Cafe


To Our Valued Customers

Here at The Apron we are dedicated in our pursuit of consistent quality in everything we do: the service we provide, the comfortable environment and the food we serve.

We’re passionate about our food and service!

It is our hope that a customer of ours would never have an experience which is a compromise.

We operate with a very small but skilled and dedicated team, and being adequately staffed at all times is crucial.  To this end, and hopefully with your continued support, we feel the best way forward is to trial set holidays for our valued team.

We very much hope that in giving sufficient advance notice of these dates, we can minimise any inconvenience or disappointment.  

For this year the following dates are remaining:

Closed Monday 6th April - Re-open Wednesday 15th April

Closed Monday 24th August -Re-open Wednesday 9th September

Closed Monday 21st December - Re-open Wednesday 6th January 2016

(For visiting pilots there will be light refreshments available in the terminal building during our closures.)

Thank you for your understanding.



The Apron Cafe is currently open Wednesday – Sunday 9am – 5.30pm


Breakfast is served between 9am and 11am

Lunch is served between 12pm and 3.30pm


You can view our sample menus by clicking on the links below:-

Breakfast Menu                                         Mid-week Lunch Menu                                        Sunday Lunch Menu


Since opening The Apron in August 2009, we have established a great reputation for serving good food and providing a good service. Our aim is to deliver something out of the ordinary.


Everything is freshly prepared and cooked to order, and we endeavour to source the best of local produce as far as possible. We are proud to be different from what you would expect at a General Aviation airfield, we enjoy and appreciate hearing the positive feedback from our visitors who fly in from countries worldwide


We like to keep our menu small but always changing and interesting, however, due to popular demand, our Friday’s ‘Cod and Chips’ and ‘Sunday Roasts’ will always be available!


We have a license to sell alcohol therefore we hold a small selection of beers, wines and spirits


Our customers can take advantage of using the free wifi whilst waiting for their lunch or enjoying a coffee


We highly reccommend to reserve a table if you would like to join us for lunch, you can contact us on 01777 838 521 ext 4


We host seasonal ’Tasting’ evenings where we have the opportunity to present our cutomers with a fine dining experience. Our Chef develops a seven course menu and we carefully select wines from around the world to complement each course. We transform The Apron into something completely different from our lunchtime composition to give a more relaxed evening feel to it.


We have a contact mailing list that we use to inform customers of forthcoming events at The Apron, please send us your details to if you would like to receive more information.

We look forward to welcoming you to The Apron





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