The Botanical

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Modern British
  • Kew Gardens, Richmond TW9 3AB
  • 0208 332 5155
  • £20 - £30 VISA MASTER CARD
Opening Hours
Brunch 10:00 – 11:45
Lunch 12:00 - 14:30
Afternoon Tea 14:30 - 16:30
Alfresco Dining
Alfresco Dining
Child Friendly
Child Friendly
Onsite Parking
Onsite Parking
Parties Welcome
Parties Welcome
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair Access
Private Dining
Private Dining

The Botanical overlooks the Palm House pond and brings a sophisticated luxury to a relaxed morning-to-afternoon dining restaurant in Kew Gardens. The Botanical has been designed to deliver a truly memorable experience, paired with inimitable service and unique dishes in vibrant surroundings, which portrays and extends the magic of the world renowned Kew Gardens. Offering Brunch, Lunch and Afternoon Tea, the menus feature modern British dishes and exciting twists of classic favourites. All ingredients used are responsibly sourced from local producers and menus change frequently based on seasonal produce. Breakfast is served between 10:00 - 11:45, followed by lunch from 12:00 - 14:30 and afternoon tea from 14:30 - 16:30.b Please note that bookings in The Botanical Restaurant in Kew Gardens does not include the entrance fee to Kew Gardens which should be obtained prior to or on the day at the gates. Kew is London's largest UNESCO World Heritage site offering unique landscapes, vistas and iconic architecture from every stage of the Gardens' history. The collection of living plants is the largest and most diverse in the world, growing out in the landscape and within glasshouses and nurseries.

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Customer Reviews

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by Paul Barnett on 21 Feb 2019

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Really disappointed in the quality of the food especially given the price tag. Lovely view and good service!

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by L Hampton Wick on 20 Feb 2019

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Following our visit to the colourful and immaculate orchid display we were given a table by the window with orchids on the table for lunch. The choice was interesting and the food delicious. Speedy service helped to give us a relaxed lunch. Thank you. I will be back!

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by Catherine on 19 Feb 2019

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I found the Botanical OK and extremely expensive for what it was. For an 'elegant restaurant' in the middle of arguably one of the most beautiful places in London, it lacked character, light and atmosphere. It had a very canteen feel to it, and the only reference to the gorgeous flowers that Kew has, was one orchid on our table. However, if it was a sunny, warm day, the outside tables had the most spectacular view of the Palm house. The food was average, we ordered one Colombian afternoon tea and one vegetarian, (yet two Colombians came) and they were below average for something top market priced. The staff however were excellent, all really friendly and hands on. Overall, a below expectation experience.

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by Anon. on 19 Feb 2019

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Had a lovely time at afternoon tea. The Botanical is a beautiful setting and had a lovely view over the lake.

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by Toma on 19 Feb 2019

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Incorrect order served !! Long time waiting.