The Botanic Kitchen

Open seven days a week providing great food, coffee, teas and a delicious range of produce featuring locally sourced ingredients.

Open for table service and takeaways, every day from 9.30am.

The Breakfast menu is served from 9.30am - 12noon.

Lunches and sandwiches are served daily from 12noon -3pm, with drinks and delicious homemade cakes available until last orders at 4pm (3pm November to February).

Download our Winter 2023 Cafe menu

The cafe is also an ideal place to indulge in the Victorian classic of afternoon eea, served daily 11am-3.30pm. Please book in advance.

Afternoon tea menu 2023

Mothers Day Afternoon tea menu 2023

Child-friendly food options and highchairs are available, along with gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options.

Seating is available indoors and outdoors, with dog friendly outdoor patio area.


Get takeaway sandwiches, cakes and drinks from the cafe or bring your own food, the gardens are a brilliant place for picnic. We would strongly encourage you to have a picnic in the gardens over the summer as its a lovely thing to do!


Only registered service or assistance dogs are allowed in the Visitor Centre and gardens, However you are more welcome to use our dog friendly patio next to Cafe.




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