Dining at Tanglewood

Cindy's CafeNEW THIS SEASON!: Cindy’s Café

Cindy's Café June/July Menu (PDF)
Menu comprised of locally sourced items from Cricket Creek Farm / Mill River Farm /  Hill Top Orchard and Winery / High Lawn Farm / SoCo Ice Cream/ Barrington Coffee Roasting Company / Berkshire Mountain Bakery / Berkshore Fish / Barrington Brewery / Harney + Sons Tea / Wandering Star Brewery/ Chocolate Springs/ Ooma Tesoro’s Tomato Sauce / Auntie Elsie’s Oatmeal Crisps

Located at the new Linde Center for Music and Learning, Cindy's Cafe offers patrons a variety of locally sourced and inspired dining options. Open Sunday–Friday noon to 2:30pm and evenings when there is an event in Ozawa Hall. Cindy’s Café will now host Cocktails on the Lawn post-concert on Sundays (previously held at the Highwood Manor House).

Lunch (through August 26):
Sunday through Friday, 12pm - 2:30pm.
Ozawa Hall evening concerts:
From gate open time (typically 6:30pm) to
approximately 10 - 15 minutes after the concert begins.
Friday & Saturday Preludes:
From gate open time through the start of the Shed Concert.
Cocktails on the Lawn:
Sundays post-concert
(previously held at the Highwood Manor House).

[Tanglewood Cafe and Grill]The Tanglewood Café and Tanglewood Grill

Also, enjoy the convenience of two casual dining locations at Tanglewood—
the casual fare of the Tanglewood Café and the Tanglewood Grille
featuring Taste of the Berkshires with offerings from local favorite
restaurants. Or feast on the bounty of our quintessential lawn picnics to be
savored on the spacious grounds.

Picnics may be ordered in advance online at tanglewood.org/dining or by phone at 413-637-5152.

For light snacks and beverages, the Shed and Tappan Shacks and the Shed Beer Garden will be open when the grounds are open for Shed concerts. The Bernstein Snack Bar opens when the grounds are open for concerts in Ozawa Hall.

Popular Artist Concerts: gate open through intermission.

Tanglewood Café, June 15–September 1
The Café will be open prior to all evening Shed concerts and remain open
through intermission (intermission times may vary by performance).
Café hours for Shed concerts
Friday: 5:30pm–intermission
Saturday: 9am–2:30pm (rehearsal); 5:30pm–intermission
Sunday: 12noon–intermission

Tanglewood Grille, June 15–September 1
Friday: 5:30pm–intermission
Saturday: 5:30pm–intermission
Sunday: 12noon–intermission
The Grille will be open prior to all evening Shed concerts, beginning when
the grounds open and will remain open through intermission (times vary
from one performance to the next).

[Highwood Manor House] Highwood Manor House Dining

The Highwood Manor House will be open to the public for dinner Friday and Saturday, and Sunday brunch.

Highwood offers an elegant buffet dinner at a fixed price of $65 per person and a Sunday Brunch buffet for $45 (inclusive of tax; 18% gratuity will be added to the bill).

Cocktails, bottled wine, and à la carte desserts are also available.

For reservations, call 413-637-4486 at least 48 hours in advance.


Tanglewood Meals-to-Go
Purchase Gourmet Sandwiches, Boxed Dinners, and Picnic Totes ahead of time!

Meals-to-Go Menu (PDF)


Every meal has been expertly prepared and meticulously composed for your visual and gastronomic enjoyment. Whether reserving a table in the Tent Club or spreading a blanket on the lawn, make your Tanglewood dining plans easier with our Meals-to-Go. Meals-to-Go must be ordered within 48 hours of your performance.

Tanglewood Craft Beer Garden

The Tanglewood Craft Beer Garden is located near the main entrance to the Shed.


For light snacks and beverages, the Shed and Tappan Shacks, and the Shed Beer Garden, will open when the grounds open for Shed concerts. The Bernstein Snack Bar opens when the grounds open for concerts in Ozawa Hall.

Ice Cream

SoCo Creamery is the Official Ice Cream of Tanglewood. SoCo makes super-premium, all-natural ice cream from scratch at its factory in Great Barrington.