The Cedar Houses...

Our exclusive Cedar Houses offer a unique dining experience

Why not relax whilst dining in Aston Marina's unique Cedar Houses for a fully catered and stress free dining experience? Our five Cedar Houses are beautifully constructed, heated and lit timber summer houses that offer the perfect al fresco dining experience, whatever the weather!

Available by advanced reservation only, they offer the perfect, sheltered setting for a special event, unique dinner party, or memorable celebration.

Choose from a selection of our popular menus, including; Afternoon Tea, Barbeque, A La Carte or Sunday Lunch.  

Hire charges start from £50.

Please note that the Cedar Houses are available by advanced reservation only. 

The largest Cedar House situated next to our waterside bar, seats up to 25 people.   Outdoor private dining in the Cedar Houses at Aston Marina… Dining alfresco is one of life’s simple pleasures, but one we seldom get to enjoy in the UK thanks to the great British weather. However, at Aston Marina near Stone in Staffordshire, guests can enjoy alfresco dining year round– courtesy of our purpose-built Cedar Houses. Heated (in the winter) and lit, these pretty summer houses offer the best of both worlds - the views and experience of eating outdoors, combined with the comfort and warmth of indoor private dining. Set overlooking the decking to make the most of the marina’s tranquil waterside views, the Cedar Houses offer private dining options for groups of 8 - 25 guests.  Available by advance reservation only, hire of the Cedar House starts costs £50 to make your dinner reservation or family celebration truly memorable. Dining in the great outdoors Whilst the setting, with far-reaching views over the Staffordshire countryside, is special the food - prepared by team in the marina’s award-winning Bistro kitchen – will ensure taste buds are also tantalised. Guests dining in the Cedar Houses can choose from a variety of menu options – either the Bistro’s regular, seasonal menu with dishes based on the finest local produce; a traditional Sunday roast lunch; delicious Afternoon Tea or – popular with larger groups – opt for a Barbeque. Celebrate any occasion with outdoor dining Whether you’re looking for a dining experience with a difference, to enjoy a genteel afternoon tea, lunch alfresco with the ladies or a venue for a special family gathering or party, the Cedar Houses at Aston Marina provide the perfect backdrop to any celebration. But don’t take our word for it - Kay, from Stoke-on-Trent, hired a Cedar House for a celebratory lunch and said: “Lunch in the Cedar House was gorgeous - it was a frosty but sunny day and we were all very cosy inside the heated cedar house overlooking the marina. The staff even decorated the cedar house for the occasion with some balloons I had bought down! Then there was the food - absolutely delicious. I would recommend Aston Marina Cedar Houses to anyone who would like a delicious meal in a relaxed atmosphere and to be served by lovely staff.” Sitting in a Cedar House overlooking the tranquil waters of the Trent & Mersey Canal, with the lush Staffordshire countryside rolling into the distance, you could be forgiven for thinking you were dining in the middle of nowhere. However, with the charming North Staffordshire market town of Stone just a mile away and good links to both J14 and J15 of the M6, The Cedar Houses at Aston Marina provide a great venue for friends and family meeting from across Staffordshire and beyond. The Cedar Houses are also a popular choice for intimate wedding celebrations; offering a unique and quirky backdrop to that special day. With dining in the Cedar Houses so popular, advance reservation is essential to avoid disappointment. Dining in the Cedar Houses is possible year-round at any time the Bistro is open – simply enquire about Cedar House availability whilst booking your table, but please book well in advance for large parties and exclusive use. To book your Cedar House dining experience, call 01785 819702.

The largest Cedar House situated next to our waterside bar, seats up to 25 people.

 

Outdoor private dining in the Cedar Houses at Aston Marina…

Dining alfresco is one of life’s simple pleasures, but one we seldom get to enjoy in the UK thanks to the great British weather. However, at Aston Marina near Stone in Staffordshire, guests can enjoy alfresco dining year round– courtesy of our purpose-built Cedar Houses.

Heated (in the winter) and lit, these pretty summer houses offer the best of both worlds - the views and experience of eating outdoors, combined with the comfort and warmth of indoor private dining. Set overlooking the decking to make the most of the marina’s tranquil waterside views, the Cedar Houses offer private dining options for groups of 8 - 25 guests. 

Available by advance reservation only, hire of the Cedar House starts costs £50 to make your dinner reservation or family celebration truly memorable.

Dining in the great outdoors
Whilst the setting, with far-reaching views over the Staffordshire countryside, is special the food - prepared by team in the marina’s award-winning Bistro kitchen – will ensure taste buds are also tantalised.

Guests dining in the Cedar Houses can choose from a variety of menu options – either the Bistro’s regular, seasonal menu with dishes based on the finest local produce; a traditional Sunday roast lunch; delicious Afternoon Tea or – popular with larger groups – opt for a Barbeque.

Celebrate any occasion with outdoor dining
Whether you’re looking for a dining experience with a difference, to enjoy a genteel afternoon tea, lunch alfresco with the ladies or a venue for a special family gathering or party, the Cedar Houses at Aston Marina provide the perfect backdrop to any celebration. But don’t take our word for it - Kay, from Stoke-on-Trent, hired a Cedar House for a celebratory lunch and said:

“Lunch in the Cedar House was gorgeous - it was a frosty but sunny day and we were all very cosy inside the heated cedar house overlooking the marina. The staff even decorated the cedar house for the occasion with some balloons I had bought down! Then there was the food - absolutely delicious. I would recommend Aston Marina Cedar Houses to anyone who would like a delicious meal in a relaxed atmosphere and to be served by lovely staff.”

Sitting in a Cedar House overlooking the tranquil waters of the Trent & Mersey Canal, with the lush Staffordshire countryside rolling into the distance, you could be forgiven for thinking you were dining in the middle of nowhere. However, with the charming North Staffordshire market town of Stone just a mile away and good links to both J14 and J15 of the M6, The Cedar Houses at Aston Marina provide a great venue for friends and family meeting from across Staffordshire and beyond. The Cedar Houses are also a popular choice for intimate wedding celebrations; offering a unique and quirky backdrop to that special day.

With dining in the Cedar Houses so popular, advance reservation is essential to avoid disappointment. Dining in the Cedar Houses is possible year-round at any time the Bistro is open – simply enquire about Cedar House availability whilst booking your table, but please book well in advance for large parties and exclusive use. To book your Cedar House dining experience, call 01785 819702.

What our customers say...

Lunch in the Cedar House was gorgeous - it was a frosty but sunny day and we were all very cosy inside the heated house overlooking the marina. The staff even decorated the house for the occasion with some balloons I had bought down! Then there was the food - absolutely delicious. I would recommend Aston Marina to anyone who would like a delicious meal in a relaxed atmosphere and to be served by lovely staff.
— Kay, Stoke-on-Trent