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The Palace Pavillion at Kew

Kew Green, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 3AB, England
+44 20 7940 6060
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Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good25%
  • Average37%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
Apr 14, 2017
“Cafeteria style lunches”
Jun 13, 2017
“Ridiculously overpriced”
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British, International
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$$ - $$$
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Kew Green, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 3AB, England
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed June 13, 2017

This is a self service Debenhams style cafeteria, not a restaurant. I had the roast chicken with 'root vegetables' - this was 1 small chicken leg with coleslaw (the root veg I presume!) topped with some salad leaves. This cost £11.50.....I also had a small...More

Thank HettyBet
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a cafeteria style restaurant on the grounds of the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew. There is a lot of outdoor seating and some indoors as well. They serve lunches, teas, cakes, and wines and beer. Food quality is acceptable and can be quite...More

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Unfortunately all the food was swimming in various sauce and non of the hundreds of fresh vegetables they have was available by 2.45. The left over of what it was did look terrible. Had to eat the sale and it was full of salty cheese

Thank Critic0000
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Like the other two Peyton & Bryne outlets inside Kew Gardens they are basically overpriced. The outside seating area however is lovely; sitting under the giant grapevines in the shade on a hot summers day is really nice. The staff are friendly but the wait...More

Thank Cliff J
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Excellent food. We have eaten at this restaurant many times. The food is fresh, uncomplicated and well catered for vegetarians (although I am not one). The chefs are always willing to accommodate some requests.

Thank RKR38
Reviewed May 2, 2016

We were pleasantly surprised at the quality and range of food available. Generally we find cafes or restaurants in attractions like this to be overpriced fast food fodder but not here! The food was fab! It looked home made rather than mass produced. Salads, quiches,...More

Thank Sibike
Reviewed March 2, 2016

I have reviewed this restaurant in my main Kew review so this is a summary! Over priced, limited choice, poor food quality (cold mash, dry pies), paper plates, plastic cutlery, non-descript seating area. Better option is to take a picnic with you!

Thank jscivs
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Visiting Kew Gardens you will need to stop for a break and this is the right place for something nice to eat

Thank Pina M
Reviewed January 2, 2016

Long, slow moving queues for poor quality, expensive food and inadequate, dirty seating/tables. Bring a picnic or visit nearby cafes/restaurants first!

Thank Clarkyarky
Reviewed November 6, 2015

We visited on a Saturday afternoon toward the end of Sept 2015. Rugby World Cup was in full-swing so perhaps this explains the crowds ? Large hall, plenty of food-variety and plenty of seating in the pavillion at large [shared] tables. Dining experience was fine...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kew Green, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 3AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond-upon-Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7940 6060
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