Please note that The Orangery is now closed for conservation and restoration works.
For more information, please consult the Historic Royal Palaces website.

                                                          In the meantime, we have moved across the lawn                                                         and we are delighted to welcome you at the Kensington Palace Pavilion.


Surrounded by beautiful formal gardens in the grounds of Kensington Palace proudly stands The Kensington Palace Pavilion; a relaxed and elegant setting for breakfast, lunch or classic afternoon tea.

The Kensington Palace Pavilion overlooks the Sunken Garden, planted in 1908 and terraced with paving and ornamental flower beds. Its vibrant colours and exotic planting provide a peaceful, yet stunning backdrop for the restaurant’s simple and honest menu of delicious English dishes.

  • Thick cut white or wholemeal bloomer with butter and jam

    Fruit salad with yoghurt and fruit coulis

    Fresh berries with yoghurt, granola and honey

    Baked croissant with butter and jam

    Baked croissant with ham and cheese

    Scrambled eggs with sweet maple bacon

    Scrambled eggs with truffle

    Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon

    Eggs Florentine £8.00 | Eggs Benedict £8.50 | Eggs Royale £9.00

    All eggs are served on an English muffin and are drizzled in hollandaise sauce.

    Full English breakfast with smoked or unsmoked bacon, field mushroom, grilled tomato, Cumberland sausage and eggs cooked to order. Served with a side of thick cut wholemeal or white bloomer £14.00

  • Starter

    Seasonal soup of the day with freshly-baked bread

    Chicken liver pâté with red onion marmalade, toasted brioche and mixed leaves

    Poached duck egg, asparagus and prosciutto with hollandaise sauce

    Heirloom tomato and mozzarella salad with balsamic vinegar and fresh basil leaves

    Scottish salmon, minted cucumber salad, lemon crème fraiche


    Seasonal vegetable risotto

    Pan-fried Scottish salmon, dill, lemon and chili butter

    Thyme roasted chicken, Romanesco and garlic emulsion

    English duck breast with orange jus

    Slow-cooked blade of beef, with red wine reduction

    All mains are served with The Pavilion’s signature dauphinoise potatoes and signature
    vegetable dish 
    (excluding the seasonal risotto)


    Choice of sorbet served with freshly-cut fruit selection

    Elderflower panna cotta with lemon shortbread

    Warm chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream

    Chocolate fondant with Irish Chantilly cream

    Trio of English cheeses with artisan crackers

  • The Pavilion Afternoon Tea £30.00

    A selection of afternoon tea sandwiches: chicken and avocado, prawn cocktail, egg mayonnaise, tuna and cucumber, smoked salmon and cream cheese

    Scones made with Welsh butter, filled with cream and jam

    A selection of fine afternoon tea cakes

    Served with your choice of tea or coffee

    The Pavilion Afternoon Tea is also available made from non-gluten containing ingredients

    Royal Afternoon Tea

    Enjoy your Pavilion Afternoon Tea served with a glass of:

    English sparkling wine


    Sparkling rosé

    Children’s Afternoon Tea £16.00

    A selection of afternoon tea sandwiches: egg mayonnaise, cheddar cheese and tomato, chicken and basil sandwich, tuna and cucumber

    Scone made with Welsh butter, filled with cream and jam

    A selection of fine afternoon tea cakes

    Served with your choice of tea or coffee

  • Black Teas £3.80

    Royal London Blend

    Palace Breakfast

    Afternoon at the Palace

    Finest Darjeeling

    Palace Earl Grey

    Earl Grey Blue Flowers

    Green Tea £3.80

    Organic Chinese Sencha

    Herbal and Fruit Infusions £3.80

    Pure Organic Spearmint

    Eucalyptus Zest

    Organic Lemon and Ginger

    Wild Berries

  • Filter coffee

    Decaffeinated coffee





    Double espresso




    Hot chocolate

Wine list available on request.


The Kensington Palace Pavilion is open from 10.00-18.00. To avoid queues at busy times you are welcome to make a booking using the reservation tool.

For reservations for more than 12 guests, please email The Kensington Palace Pavilion or call us on 020 3166 6113.


Please email The Kensington Palace Pavilion if you have any questions or enquiries.

How to find us


The Kensington Palace Pavilion
Kensington Palace
Kensington Gardens
W8 4PX

Tel: 020 3166 6113

Access to The Kensington Palace Pavilion is via Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens.

By London Underground
Nearest stations:
Use District & Circle lines to High Street Kensington (10 – 15 minutes walking time) or Bayswater (15 – 20 minutes walking time).
Use Central Line to Queensway (10 – 15 minutes walking time) or Notting Hill Gate (20 – 25 minutes walking time).

By bus
Bus routes: 70, 94, 148, 390 to Bayswater Road or 9, 10, 49, 52, 70, and 452 to Kensington High Street.

For additional help in planning your journey, please telephone 020 7222 1234 or use the Transport for London Journey Planner. For more details please visit TFL

By taxi
Taxis can bring guests directly to The Kensington Palace Pavilion via Jubilee Walk (accessed by Orme Square Gate off Bayswater Road, W2 4RU).


Our beautifully presented afternoon tea gift vouchers give double the pleasure; the delight of opening the gift and the wonderful experience of The Kensington Palace Pavilion visit.

Traditional English Afternoon Tea for two people £60

Royal Afternoon Tea for two people, served with a choice of glass of Prosecco, Pimm’s or English sparkling wine £80

The gift voucher will be sent by first class post (UK only) and is valid for six months.

We serve afternoon tea from 12.00 to 18.00 in the summer (1 March to 31 October) and from 12.00 until 16.00 during the winter (1 November to the end of February).

To purchase vouchers please call us on 020 3166 6112.