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.

Deep pink cherry blossom

10am* – 6pm (last entry 5pm)

*11am opening on 26 March

The Gardens are open to those who are well enough to enjoy the fresh air and if Kew Gardens is local to you, or reachable by travelling a short distance. 

To help us limit numbers, please book a time slot in advance, otherwise you won’t be allowed to visit.

You should not come to the Gardens if you are unwell or should be in isolation along with your household. You should limit your group to your household or bubble, or meeting one other person outside if you are alone.

Our buildings, including glasshouses, galleries, shops and restaurants for sit-down meals, will be closed in line with government guidance. See the full list of closures.

Kew Gardens opening times 2021/22

1 March to 31 March 2021

10am* – 6pm (last entry 5pm)

*11am opening on 26 March

1 April to 30 April 2021

10am – 7pm (last entry 6pm)

1 May to 31 August 2021

Mon – Fri: 10am – 7pm (last entry 6pm)

Weekends and bank holidays: 10am* – 8pm (last entry 7pm)

*11am opening on 15 & 16 May

1 to 30 September 2021

10am* – 7pm (last entry 6pm)

*11am opening on 11 & 12 September

1 to 30 October 2021

10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)

31 October to 16 November 2021

10am – 4pm (last entry 3pm)

17 November 2021 to 9 January 2022

10am – 3pm (last entry 2pm)

24 & 25 Dec: Gardens closed

10 January to 31 January 2022

10am – 4pm (last entry 3pm)

1 February to 28 February 2022

10am – 5pm (last entry 4pm)

1 March to 31 March 2022

10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)

Cafés and restaurants

Takeaway service only

Victoria Plaza Café

  • 10am – 5.45pm

White Peaks

  • 10am – 5pm

The Orangery

  • 10am – 5.15pm

Pavilion Bar and Grill

  • 10am – 5pm

Grab and go 

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

The Botanical

  • Closed

Eating and drinking at Kew Gardens


Our shops are closed in line with government guidance.

The Kew Online Shop


  • Closed


Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

  • Closed

Marianne North Gallery

  • Closed

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

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