Gates, restaurants and other visitor facilities

Find out where you can eat, drink and shop during your visit to Kew Gardens.

Brentford Gate

Brentford Gate

The present entry point for Brentford Gate opened in 1847. It has a pair of simple cast iron gates supported on Portland stone pillars.


Lion Gate at Kew Gardens

Lion Gate

Located at the southeastern tip of the Gardens, Lion Gate opened in around 1845. It comprises the original single wrought-iron gate supported by pillars of yellow London brick.

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Elizabeth Gate

Elizabeth Gate

Kew’s Elizabeth Gate stands beside Kew Green on the northern edge of the Gardens. It is a Grade II Listed building.

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A salad from the Pavilion Restaurant

Pavilion restaurant - closed for winter.

Peyton and Byrne’s Pavilion restaurant, near the Temperate House and Pagoda, is now closed until March 2014


Orangery restaurant mobile

Orangery restaurant

Housed in a Grade 1 listed building, the Orangery restaurant offers a varied menu with something for everyone.


Victoria Gate from Kew Road

Victoria Gate

Kew’s Victoria entrance comprises a pair of imposing double gates with flanking single side gates designed by William Eden Nesfield.

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Victoria Gate cafe coffee roaster

Victoria Plaza café

Entering Kew at Victoria Gate, you’ll probably come across our Victoria Plaza café first.


Ice ceam parlour at White Peaks

White Peaks café

White Peaks is a family-friendly café with lots of seating inside and out. The centrepiece is our Pick’n’Mix, a special display at child height of specially sourced ingredients - a mixture of delicious treats and healthy snacks to make up children’s lunch boxes from sandwiches to hummus pots and fruit salads.


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