From the Jam & Relish Kitchen that started it all to one-of-a-kind local artisan shops you can’t find anywhere else, Kitchen Kettle Village is an outdoor shopping center boasting over 40 unique shops that are waiting to be explored.
The Jam & Relish Kitchen
Visit Jam & Relish Kitchen, the shop that started it all. From their jelly, jams and butters to their traditional Dutch sweets, pies and pastries, the treats at the Jam and Relish Kitchen are all freshly made in Kitchen Kettle Village’s family-run kitchen. Sample unusual jams and freshly baked goods as you explore the many items in the kitchen.
Gifts and Collectibles
You can find a number of shops in Kitchen Kettle Village that carry collectibles and gifts. For the animal or nature lover discover unique items at Animal Instinct or Paw Prints. Brighten your home, nationally and internationally recognized art can be found in Dutchland Galleries, unusual knick knacks and mantelpieces in Garnett Pottery, Pennsylvania Dutch furniture and braided rugs in Country Life and sweet smelling Yankee Candles in By Candlelight. Lily’s Personalized Teddy Bears and Yummie’s Toy Box offer fun gifts that everyone can enjoy including personalized teddy bears, huggable pillows and collectible dolls.
Apparel and Accessories
From the Deerskin Leather Shop offering the finest leather coats, handbags and footwear in the Amish Country to shops like Girls Day Out and the Jewellery Box which offer everything from Pandora jewellery and Maui Jim sunglasses to Vera Bradley clothing, Kitchen Kettle Village is home to many one-of-a-kind apparel and accessory shops you won’t find anywhere else.
Take in the sights and smells at John Hay Cigar Shop. If you are interested in crafts, Lancaster Yarn Shop and Village Quilts offer special crafting materials that will inspire you. Looking for something out of the ordinary? Visit Village Signcrafters who combine traditional craftsmanship and modern technology to produce beautiful signs, or Washpin Pals, a shop that brings clothes pins to life.
Once you’ve explored the artistic items that can be found in Kitchen Kettle Village’s many shops, refuel and relax at one of the village’s specialty bakeries, cafes, or restaurants.
The Bake Shop
Boasting homemade treats, the Bake Shop is the perfect place to treat yourself. Try shoofly pies hot out of the oven or freshly baked cookies.
The ideal spot for a light lunch, the Kettle Café serves everything from homemade soups to traditional Lancaster County Sausages.
The Kling House Restaurant
The Kling House Restaurant serves breakfast and lunch using fresh ingredients from the Jam & Relish Kitchen. From breakfast options like French toast and omelettes to a variety of lunch entrees including gourmet sandwiches and pasta and seafood dishes, there is something for every palate.
The Smokehouse Shop is the perfect place for a savoury snack. Known for their locally made meats and cheeses, you can sample smoked, baked ham, or hot cheddar cheese. Don’t forget to take some for the road.
The Roasted Rooster
If you need a little pick-me-up after an afternoon of shopping, the aroma of coffee beans will lure you into the Roasted Rooster Coffee House. Whether you’re after a black coffee, cappuccino, latte or other specialty drink, you’ll enjoy the many different blends that are available in the Roasted Rooster.
Pappy Kettle Korn
Serving traditional kettle korn and roasted almonds baked in a traditional manelbox from Munich’s 1954 Oktoberfest, Pappy Kettle Korn is the perfect place to grab a snack you can take on the go.
The Pretzel Haus
Serving traditional Lancaster County treats, the Pretzel Haus serves soft, slightly salted pretzels perfect for a snack or light lunch.
Lapp Valley Farms Ice Cream
Treat yourself to the best ice cream in the Amish Country. Made on Ben Lapp’s dairy farm, choose from 16 different flavors of the purest homemade ice cream.
Pepper Lane Fudge and Sweets
If you have a sweet tooth, stop by Pepper Lane Fudge and Sweets. From their homemade fudge made from all natural ingredients, to their chocolate dipped cookies, bark, and lollipops, there is something that will satisfy every sweet tooth.
As you explore the unique shops and eateries at Kitchen Kettle Village, don’t forget to listen for the village’s famous banjo players who create the perfect soundtrack for a relaxing afternoon.
- A number of festivals take place at Kitchen Kettle Village throughout the year. Ask your guide if there are any special events happening during your visit that might interest you.
- Kitchen Kettle Village is wheelchair accessible.