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

Daily, 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)


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 2024/25

1 March to 31 March 2024

Daily, 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)

(Gardens open at 10.30am on Sunday 31 March due to our Kew the Run event)

1 April to 30 April 2024

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

1 May to 31 August 2024

Weekdays, 10am to 7pm (last entry 6pm)

Weekends and Bank Holidays, 10am to 8pm (last entry 7pm)

(Gardens close at 5pm from 8 – 14 July due to our annual Kew the Music concerts)

(Gardens close at 4pm on Thursday 1 August due to our evening Summer Cycle Event)

1 September to 30 September 2024

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

(Gardens open at 11am on Sunday 15 September due to our Richmond Runfest event)

1 October to 26 October 2024

Daily, 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)

27 October 2024

Daily, 10am to 5pm (last entry 4pm)

28 October to 11 November 2024

Daily, 10am to 4pm (last entry 3pm)

12 November 2024 to 5 January 2025

Daily, 10am to 3.15pm (last entry 2.30pm)


Daily, 10am to 5pm

Cafés and restaurants

Family Kitchen & Shop

  • Daily, 10am to 5pm
  • Hot food: 11.30am to 2.30pm
  • Pizza: 11.30am to 3pm


  • Daily, 10am to 5pm
  • Breakfast: 10am to 11am
  • Hot food: 11.30am to 3pm

Pavilion Bar and Grill

  • Daily, 10am to 5pm (last food orders at 3pm)

The Botanical Brasserie

  • Daily, 10am to 4.45pm
  • Breakfast: 10am to 11am
  • Lunch: 11.30am to 3pm
  • Afternoon tea: 2.30pm to 2.45pm

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


Family Kitchen & Shop

  • Daily, 10am to 5.30pm (last entry 5.15pm)

Galleries gift shop

  • Daily, 10am to 5pm

Victoria Plaza shop

  • Daily, 10am to 6pm (last entry 5.45pm)


The Kew Online Shop


Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

  • Daily, 10am to 5pm

Marianne North Gallery

  • Daily, 10am to 5pm

Treetop Walkway

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

Children's Garden

  • Daily, 10am to 5pm

Historic Royal Palaces attractions

Great Pagoda

  • Closed until spring 2024

Kew Palace

  • Closed until spring 2024

Royal Kitchens

  • Closed until spring 2024

Queen Charlotte’s Cottage

  • Closed until spring 2024