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.

Our restaurants are open for outdoor seating and takeaway only. Please follow government restrictions on your group size and if you are seated check in via the NHS app or to a staff member when prompted. Please wear a face mask when queuing.

Grab and go 

Grab a hot drink and a snack at one of our outdoor pop-ups at The Orangery, Victoria Gate Café, and White Peaks.

Coffee at Victoria Gate Café

Victoria Gate Café

Pick up the perfect picnic grub, sausage rolls and barista coffee from our takeaway café.

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 10am – 7pm
Weekends and bank holidays: 10am – 8pm

Orangery dishes


Our outdoor dining has returned for breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks. Why not warm yourself with one of our amazing toasties, burgers or new Lebanese Barbeque served on the terrace.

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 10am – 6pm
Weekends and bank holidays: 10am – 7pm

The Orangery example menu (PDF)
Food at White Peaks

White Peaks

Whilst waiting for your Children’s Garden slot, why not treat yourself to a takeaway barista coffee and sweet treat, or a pizza from our weekend pizza oven.

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 10am – 5pm
Weekends and bank holidays: 10am – 6pm

Pavilion Bar and Grill dishes

Pavilion Bar and Grill

Our outdoor dining has returned! Enjoy our al fresco dining surrounded by vines with views of the Pagoda and Temperate House. Enjoy our plant-based or beef patty burger, seasonal salads, warm filled baguettes and cake from the kitchen.

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 10am – 6pm
Weekends and bank holidays: 10am – 6pm (May) / 10am – 7pm (June to August)

Pavilion Bar and Grill Spring menu (PDF)
The Botanical afternoon tea

The Botanical

Closed for refurbishment.

Opening times


Useful stuff to know

  • All cafés and restaurants have level access
  • Take-away only from 15 mins before closing.
  • 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.