People tend to check in during these times:
The food is okay, nothing special.
If you have a dog and the Steward's Room is closed, tie your dog to the green stair railings and go in the side entrance, so you can see it the through the window.
Sit outside :)
A lovely place to chill after a long walk
Hot weather? Try out their icecream
Breakfast is very tasty & quite good value!