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Revive and refresh in the gardens surrounding Kew Palace

Revive and refresh in the gardens surrounding Kew Palace

The Orangery

Relax near the palace at this beautiful Grade I listed building. Enjoy seasonal dishes, afternoon tea and hot drinks.

Opening Times

  • Daily: 10.00 – 15.00  (hot counter 11.45 – 14.30)
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Table setting at the Orangery at Kensington Palace.


Why not enjoy a picnic in Kew Gardens or on the benches outside the palace?

The South Front in 2013, looking across the lawn at the Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew Palace stands in the background. The roof of the Royal Kitchens can just be seen in amongst shrubs and trees.


  • Events

Quiet Session

Join us for a quiet session in Kew Palace, a calmer experience for those living with or caring for someone with Autism or those who have any other sensory needs, and their families and carers.

  • 29 June, 17 July, 21 August and 22 September
  • 1 hour
  • Kew Palace
  • Included in Kew Gardens admission
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  • For members
  • Tours and talks
  • Events

Members-Only Evening Tours of Kew Palace

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to join a members-only evening tour of Kew Palace. Led by an expert guide in full Georgian attire, explore the palace, undercroft and attics when the palace is usually closed to visitors.

  • 06 June, 18 July, 08 August and 05 September 2024
  • 18:00 and 18:15
  • Kew Palace
  • Separate ticket (advance booking required)
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  • Tours and talks

Queen Charlotte: A Kew Palace Story Tour

Get to know Queen Charlotte more closely in the intimate setting of Kew Palace, in our brand-new tour.

  • Daily
  • 14:00 (tours last 30 minutes)
  • Kew Palace
  • Separate ticket
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Queen Charlotte

Wife of George III and mother to 15 children

George III

Dutiful, intelligent and cultured, but cruelly labelled ‘mad’

The story of Kew Palace

Britain's smallest royal palace and George III's private retreat