Eating

Take time to rest and re-charge on your adventure around Kensington Palace

The Orangery

The Orangery serves elegant breakfast, hand-prepared lunches and afternoon teas in a unique setting within the gardens.

Visit the Orangery website to book your table.

Opening times
Summer season (1 March – 31 October): 10.00 – 18.00
Winter season (1 November – 28 February): 10.00 – 16.00

Breakfast
10.00 – 11.30 daily
Lunch
12.00 – 14.00 daily
Afternoon tea
12.00 – 18.00 in summer
12.00 – 16.00 in winter (last sitting: 15.15)

The Orangery and Orangery Gardens sometimes close for private events. Please see below the current planned closures for the coming months.

Afternoon tea vouchers

Treat your loved ones to the special treat of afternoon tea at the Orangery.

We even offer a children’s version of our classic afternoon tea.

To book

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Palace Cafe

The Palace Café, located at the front of the palace, is the perfect place to stop and relax during a visit to the palace.

You do not need a palace ticket to visit the café.

Opening times
Summer season (1 March – 31 October): 10.00 – 18.00
Winter season (1 November – 28 February): 10.00 – 16.00

Other information

Picnics
Why not enjoy a summer picnic on the grass in Kensington Gardens?

Eating and drinking inside the buildings
Except for in designated eating areas, food and drink is not allowed within the confines of the building.

Planned Orangery closures over the coming months

Please check back for regular updates:

  • 12 Jun - The Orangery and Gardens will close early at 16.00
  • 14 Jun - The Orangery and Gardens will close early at 16.00
  • 18 Jun - The Gardens will be closed all day, and the Orangery will close at 16.00
  • 19 Jun - The Orangery and Gardens will be closed all day
  • 24 Jun - The Orangery and Gardens will close early at 14.00
  • 01 Jul - The Orangery and Gardens will close early at 14.00
  • 08 Jul - The Orangery and Gardens will close early at 16.00
  • 22 Jul - The Orangery and Gardens will close early at 14.00
  • 29 Jul - The Orangery and Gardens will close early at 14.00