Opening and closing times

Find opening and closing times for the Gardens, attractions, cafés, restaurants, shops and car park. Opening and closing times are seasonal and vary throughout the year.

Gardens open today: 10am – 7pm (last entry at 6pm)

Opening and closing times 2019 and early 2020 

Our Gardens open at 10am every day. Closing times vary throughout the year.

1 – 30 April 2019
7pm (last entry 6pm) 

1 May – 31 July 2019
Monday - Thursday: 7pm (last entry 6pm) 
Friday - Sunday: 8pm (last entry 7pm) 

9 – 14 July 2019
5pm (last entry 4pm) 

15 – 31 July 2019
Monday - Thursday: 7pm (last entry 6pm) 
Friday - Sunday: 8pm (last entry 7pm) 

1 August – 30 September 2019
7pm (last entry 6pm) 

1 – 27 October 2019
6pm (last entry 5pm) 

28 October – 19 November 2019
4.15pm (last entry 3.15pm) 

20 November 2019 – 23 December 2019
3.30pm (last entry 2.30pm)

24 & 25 December 2019
Closed

26 December 2019 – 4 January 2020
3.30pm (last entry 2.30pm)

5 – 31 January 2020
4.15pm (last entry 3.15pm)

1 – 28 February 2020
5pm (last entry 4pm)

1 – 29 March 2020
6pm (last entry 5pm) 

What's in the Gardens

Some of our features have bespoke closing times:

Close one hour before the Gardens:

Open between 10am – 6.30pm (last entry 6pm):

Open between 10.30am – 5.30pm (last entry 5pm):

Open 11am – 4pm (last entry 3.50pm, weekends and bank holidays only):

Cafés and restaurants

Open 10am – 7pm:

  • Victoria Plaza café

Open 10am – 6.30pm:

  • The Botanical

Open until one hour before the Gardens close:

  • Orangery restaurant

  • White Peaks café

Closed for renovation:

  • Pavilion Bar and Grill

Eating and drinking at Kew Gardens

Shops

Victoria Plaza:

Open same time as Gardens

White Peaks:

11am – 6pm

Shopping at Kew Gardens

Car park

9.30am – 30 minutes after Gardens close

Closures

Sometimes we have to close certain attractions or venues for maintenance or unforeseen circumstances. Please check to avoid disappointment.

See short-term closures