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.

Princess of Wales Conservatory at Kew Gardens

10am to 5pm (last entry 4pm)

Please be aware that last entry into the Gardens is strictly one hour before closing.

We may occasionally need to close attractions for maintenance or visitor safety. Please check for planned closures and visitor notices before you visit.

Kew Gardens opening times 2023/24

1 to 28 February 2023

Daily, 10am to 5pm (last entry 4pm)

1 to 31 March 2023

Daily, 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)

1 April to 30 April 2023

Daily, 10am* to 7pm (last entry 6pm)

*The Gardens will open later at 11am on 1 and 2 April due to Richmond Run

1 May to 31 August 2023

Monday to Friday, 10am to 7pm† (last entry 6pm)

Saturday, Sundays & Bank Holidays, 10am to 8pm† (last entry 7pm)

†The Gardens will close early at 4pm on 27 July and 10 August for Summer Cycle and 5pm from 11 to 16 July for Kew The Music 

1 to 30 September 2023

Daily, 10am‡ to 7pm (last entry 6pm)

‡The Gardens will open later at 11am on 9 and 10 September due to Richmond Runfest

1 to 28 October 2023

Daily, 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)

29 October to 13 November 2023

Daily, 10am to 4pm (last entry 3pm)

14 November 2023 to 7 January 2024

Daily§, 10am to 3pm (last entry 2pm)

§The Gardens will be closed on 24 and 25 December

8 January to 31 January 2024

Daily, 10am to 4pm (last entry 3pm)

1 February to 29 February 2024

Daily, 10am to 5pm (last entry 4pm)

1 March to 31 March 2024

Daily, 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)

Cafés and restaurants

Family Kitchen & Shop

  • Daily, 10am to 4pm

  • Hot Food: 11.30am to 2.30pm

Orangery

  • Closed for refurbishment until late Spring 2023

Pavilion Bar and Grill

  • Daily, 11am to 4pm (Last orders 3pm)

The Botanical Brasserie

  • Breakfast: 10am to 11am

  • Lunch: 11.30 to 2.30pm

  • Afternoon Tea: 2.30pm to 3.45pm

Victoria Plaza Café

  • Daily, 10am to 4.45pm

Grab and go 

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

 

Eating and drinking at Kew Gardens

Shops

Family Kitchen & Shop

  • Daily, 10am to 4.30pm

Galleries gift shop

  • Daily, 10am to 3.30pm (last entry 3pm)

Pavilion shop

  • Daily, 11am to 4.30pm

Victoria Plaza shop

  • Daily, 10am to 5pm (last entry 4.45pm)

 

The Kew Online Shop

Glasshouses

  • Close one hour before the Gardens close

Galleries

Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

  • Daily, 10am* to 4.30pm (last entry 4pm)

Marianne North Gallery

  • Daily, 10am to 4.30pm (last entry 4pm)

 

*The Shirley Sherwood Gallery will open later at 12pm on the first Monday of every month for maintenance.

Treetop Walkway

  • Daily, 10am to 4pm (last entry 3.45pm)

Children's Garden

  • Daily, 10.15am to 4.15pm (last entry 3.15pm)

Historic Royal Palaces attractions

Kew Palace

  • closed for the winter season

Great Pagoda

  • closed for the winter season

Royal Kitchen Gardens

  • Daily, 10am to 4pm (last entry 3pm)

Royal Kitchens

  • closed for the winter season

Queen Charlotte’s Cottage

  • closed for the winter season
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