The Fuel Tank Kitchen

fuel tank cafe

Fill up at the Fuel Tank Kitchen

If you’re planning a day trip to the Engine Yard at Belvoir Castle for a spot of retail therapy, you might want to check out The Fuel Tank Kitchen for some light refreshments, or grab a takeaway to eat as you explore the exquisite Castle grounds? Why not treat yourself to a piece of cake and a fresh coffee at the end of a muddy dog walk, or indulge in a delicious hearty lunch whilst you catch up with friends while the children explore the nearby Play Park?  

Sitting at the heart of the Engine Yard, surrounded by a variety of other unique outlets, The Fuel Tank Kitchen spans the ground floor of the lovingly refurbished historic site of the original water pumping station for the Castle, extending outdoors to a large covered seating area. Inside, the cafe’s traditional atmosphere, enhanced by exposed brick walls, wooden beams and flooring, serves up plenty of hot and cold snacks and drinks to keep your own tank full at all times. 


Opening Times

The Fuel Tank Kitchen, Engine Yard, Belvoir Castle, NG32 1PA

Monday 10am 3pm
Tuesday 10am 3pm
Wednesday 10am 3pm
Thursday 10am 3pm
Friday 10am 3pm
Saturday 10am 4pm
Sunday 10am 4pm


mouthwatering brunches lunches

Mouthwatering brunches, lunches and take outs

Beginning with a tasty breakfast menu, served between 10am-11.30am every day, visitors are spoilt for brunch options. Ranging from a full English or eggs benedict, to a variety of breakfast rolls, including a vegan option; there’s something to suit all taste buds. 

The lunch menu includes traditional dishes, all locally sourced where possible, such as beer battered fish and chips, ploughmans, pheasant nuggets and a children’s picnic board. In addition, there’s an abundance of delicious sandwiches, salads and soups to choose from. Oh, and don’t forget to leave room for the delicious handmade cakes which are on full display, ready to tantalise your tastebuds on sight!

The Fuel Tank Kitchen is licenced, serving beers, cider, wines, prosecco and Pimms along with a selection of teas. coffees and hot chocolates. It’s a delicious place to refuel when you need to! 

Take a pit stop at The Fuel Tank Kitchen

You can choose to snack and run, or make a meal of it and sit down and enjoy the cafe culture in this busy, vibrant space. Whether you choose to take your meal inside, or out, you’ll find the food is excellent quality, with plenty of vegetarian options, and perfectly portioned to really hit the spot. All dishes use local suppliers and ingredients, some from the Belvoir Estate itself.

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Table Bookings


We are not currently taking online bookings as they are not usually required this time of year… However, should you wish to make a booking, or have any questions about the Fuel tank Kitchen, please contact and the team will respond as quickly as possible.

Why not check out some of the other eateries at The Engine Yard