Food and drink

Food and drink

Afternoon tea at the Orangery

Elegant breakfasts, lunches and decadent afternoon teas in a unique English palace garden setting.

Cafés at Kensington

To rest and recharge on your journey around Kensington Palace, find our cafés here: map of cafés at Kensington Palace (PDF, 1.5 MB) 

The Orangery

Take a look at our menus:

The Orangery Afternoon Tea Menu (PDF, 2.6 MB)

Breakfast, Lunch and Drinks Menu (PDF, 1.9 MB)

We're open

1 March - 31 October 2014: 10.00 - 18.00
1 November 2014 - 28 February 2015: 10.00 - 17.00

Breakfast: 10.00 - 11.45
Lunch: 12.00 - 14.00
Afternoon tea: 14.00 - 17.00

For booking enquiries please visit The Orangery website or call 020 3166 6113.

One of the most elegant venues in London with an outdoor terrace for fine days and beautiful views of the palace and its gardens. Admission to the palace not required.

The Orangery is a beautiful venue for a hot breakfast, morning coffee and pastries, delicious hand-prepared lunches, homemade cakes and the famous Orangery Afternoon Tea with its menu of more than ten speciality teas. We also hold a fine selection of heritage beers and carefully selected wines and champagne.

Closures
The Orangery may sometimes close for corporate functions and weddings. For more information, please contact us on 0203 166 6113.

Afternoon Tea vouchers
Afternoon Tea at The Orangery is a wonderful gift to offer family, friends or clients. Please call 020 3166 6112 or email kp@ampersandcatering.co.uk

Palace Café

Take a look at our Palace Café menu (PDF, 92.8 KB)

We're open

1 March - 31 October 2014: 10.00 - 18.00
1 November 2014 - 28 February 2015: 10.00 - 17.00

Serving morning coffee and pastries, sandwiches, tea and cake and a healthy lunchbox for children.

Further information

Contact us

Please call the general manager on 020 3166 6112 or email kp@ampersandcatering.co.uk

Orangery closures

  • 6 November - early closure at 16.00
  • 7 November -  early closure at 16.00
  • 18 November - early closure at 14.00
  • 10 December - early closure at 16.00
  • 13 December - the Orangery will be closed all day

Downloadable Resources

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    Kensington Palace - catering information map
    (Adobe PDF, 1.47MB)

    Orangery afternoon tea menu
    (Adobe PDF, 2.58MB)

    Orangery breakfast, lunch and drinks menu
    (Adobe PDF, 1.87MB)

    Palace Café menu
    (Adobe PDF, 92.8KB)

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