The Secret Garden at Cockenzie House.

Cockenzie House and Gardens and Falko (Konditormeister) Limited are pleased to announce that Falko will be joining us in the management of the tearoom at Cockenzie House.

The Cadell Tearoom will close for refurbishment from 9 February and will reopen on 28 March under its new name The Secret Garden at Cockenzie House. It will feature a completely new menu, including Falko’s famed range of cakes and pastries in addition to hot and cold snacks. The reopening  coincides with the Spring Fayre at Cockenzie House & Gardens.

Cockenzie House & Gardens will continue serving, teas, coffees, snacks and cakes in the Piano Room while the Tearoom is closed for refurbishment.

Marietta Di Ciacca, Chair of Cockenzie House and Gardens, said “We are delighted at this development. Having worked hard to make a success of the tearoom and attract customers from far and near we feel it is time to hand the operation on so that it can be raised to the next level. The Board is convinced that Falko is the person to do this.  In our discussions with him, it is obvious that he has a passion for the House and its gardens, and supports us in our plans to bring this grand old lady into community ownership and develop a real hub for Cockenzie and Port Seton.   This  development frees us up to spend more time on the refurbishment and upgrading of the house and gardens, on organising and running events in the house, including those with Falko, and supporting the unique and dynamic community of artists, therapists and businesses in our studios, of which we are very proud. It could be a very exciting summer”

Falko said “Cockenzie House has trading links to Germany dating back centuries and  I am proud to be part of the new Scottish-German history of the house. 

We look forward to welcoming the community and visitors to our new family and dog-friendly venue, for good value, best quality cakes, coffee & savoury snacks.”


Spring Fayre

28 & 29 March 2015

Step into spring at the first of our quarterly craft fairs. Following on from our very successful Christmas Fare, we bring together ten buzzing rooms of vibrant local craftsmanship, including the output from our unique and eclectic community of studio holders - art, crafts, wood work, the marvels of upcycling, music, children's activities and of course that relaxing cup of tea and delicious cake.  The perfect way to spend an afternoon.  Watch out for more details, and the odd surprise!

For more infomation, or to book a table, please call Karen on: 01875 819456



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A recent Event in our 'Long Room' by Eric Thomas, a very talented local musician...


5 Star Review - Euans Guide

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We had a visit from Chris Nolan, a powerchair user, please see some of Chris's comments below,
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"A Tranquil Place " 
"I accessed from the rear, via The John Muir Walk, where there is a lift to all floors, and went to the first floor Café for coffee and home made cake (well you have to) which was delicious!! and overlooks the peaceful wild garden. Such a lovely setting and the volunteering staff members made me feel very welcome. "

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