Eating and drinking

We have a wide variety of cafés and restaurants at Kew Gardens. Look out for seasonal specialities and food foraged from our Gardens.

Grab and go 

Fancy a quick snack outside?

Grab a hot drink and a snack at one of our outdoor pop-ups  

Coffee at Victoria Gate Café

Victoria Gate Café

Pick up the perfect picnic grub or weekend pizza from our pitstop café.

Opening times

10am – 7pm
(8am weekend opening)

Victoria Gate example menu (PDF)
Pavilion Bar and Grill dishes

Pavilion Bar and Grill

Enjoy alfresco dining under the vines with our menu of charcoal fire-grilled food.

Opening times

Bar order and table service

Pavilion Bar and Grill menu (PDF)
Orangery dishes


The classic summer BBQ is on offer in our outdoor catering option, with picnic tables available.

Opening times

11.30am to 3.30pm
Terrace open only with BBQ, salads and ice-cream on offer.

The Orangery example menu (PDF)
The Botanical afternoon tea

The Botanical

Enjoy fine meals and afternoon tea in the elegant Botanical table-service restaurant, dramatically located with a view of the Palm House.

Opening times

Closed until further notice

Afternoon tea example menu (PDF)
Food at White Peaks

White Peaks

With a family-friendly menu and an interactive atmosphere, White Peaks is the ideal place for visitors with children.

Opening times

Ice Creamery now open

White peaks example menu (PDF)

Useful stuff to know

When things go back to normal, it might be good to know:

  • All cafés and restaurants have level access.
  • Take-away only from 15 mins before closing (except The Botanical).
  • The Orangery and White Peaks have microwaves to warm bottles.
  • Picnics are allowed throughout the Gardens.
  • We may occasionally need to close our restaurants for private events or essential maintenance. Please check for planned closures and visitor notices before you visit.