Following a period of closure due to COVID-19 restrictions, the main cafe is open again, for takeaways only. A selection of sandwiches, cakes, and drinks including speciality coffees are now available (updated September 2021).
Current opening hours are 10.00am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday and 10.00am – 5.00pm Saturdays, Sundays, and Bank Holidays.
Please note that other areas of the Visitor Centre remain closed to visitors. Toilets are available in the Courtyard next to the main pedestrian entrance.
Refreshments with a View
The Garden Tearoom offers a delicious selection of hot and cold drinks, snacks and cakes, as well as full hot lunches, all served with a panoramic view over the nearby Gardens. The emphasis is on quality nutritional food, complemented by excellent service, speciality coffees, and a friendly atmosphere.
Lose yourself in one of Dublin’s best kept secrets, and experience food and nature together. The Garden Tearoom is located in the same building as the Visitor Centre, giving you the chance to browse the bookshop before your meal. You will also be in the perfect spot to join in a daily guided tour after your coffee!