Georgian cookery


  • Various dates over the summer
Drop in 11:00-16:30

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Discover the delights of Georgian cookery at Kew Palace this summer

Join our history cooks as they whip up some tasty Georgian treats in The Royal Kitchens at Kew Palace.

Learn how to make dishes such as ‘Mutton Chops in Disguise’ and ‘Apple Dumplings’, and find out what life was like working in King George III’s kitchens over two hundred years ago.

Important information

This event takes place in The Royal Kitchens

A chef working in the Royal Kitchens at Kew Palace

Live cookery dates for summer 2019

Our history cooks will be in action on the following dates over the summer:

May half term - 25-27 May

Father's Day - 15-16 June

Weekends in July and August - 20-21 July, 27-28 July, 03-04 August, 10-11 August, 17-18 August and 24-26 August

You can also try making some delicious historic dishes at home by trying out our recipes on YouTube.

Try making Georgian hot chocolate at home

This recipe is the ultimate Easter treat for sophisticated chocolate lovers!

A Georgian cook in red and white overalls prepares food in the Royal Kitchens at Kew Palace
Things to see

Get a fascinating insight into Georgian life at Kew Palace in the Royal Kitchens, preserved as they were in 1818.

Open daily

Kew Palace

Included in Kew Gardens admission

The Great Pagoda at Kew surrounded by blue sky and green trees
Things to see Highlights

See The Great Pagoda at Kew Palace, now returned to its 18th-century splendour.

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Kew Palace

Separate ticket

Princess Elizabeth's bedroom
Things to see

Wander the intimate bedrooms of Princesses Elizabeth, Augusta and Amelia, daughters of George III, at Kew Palace.

05 April - 29 September 2019

Kew Palace

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Kew Palace - Georgian architecture

Shop Georgian Gifts

The Georgian era was a time of elegance and enlightenment and this popular age has inspired our collection of books, luxury gifts, exquisite jewellery and unique dress up.

From £4.99

A selection of silver jewellery celebrating the conservation of the Great Pagoda at Kew Gardens.

Shop Kew Palace gifts

The most intimate of our six royal palaces, Kew was built as a private house in 1631 and used by the royal family between 1729 and 1818. These gifts and souvenirs are all inspired by Kew Palace.

From £4.99

Food and drink category

Shop Food & Drink

Feast your eyes on our wonderful selection of food inspired by our royal kitchen. Shop chocolates, preserves, jam, chocolate coins and the finest liqueurs.

From £3.99