Eating at the Garden
Whether you are looking for a three course meal, light snack or simply a coffee to go we have a number of indoor and outdoor spaces to enjoy throughout the Garden.
The Gateway Restaurant
Enjoy a unique dining experience at The Gateway Restaurant, located in The John Hope Gateway building to the West of the Garden - serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea daily from 10:00.
Seasonal Opening Hours
November – January
Monday-Sunday 10am – 4pm (last orders 3.15pm)
February and October
Monday-Sunday 10am – 5pm (last orders 4.15pm)
March – September
Monday-Sunday 10am-6pm (last orders 5.15pm)
For more information or to book a table, please call 0131 552 2674 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Terrace Café
The Terrace Café serves delicious hot and cold food daily from 10:00, with tables spilling out onto the terrace where visitors can enjoy an alfresco lunch with an unrivalled view of the city skyline.
Please call 0131 552 0606 for Café related enquiries.
The East Gate Coffee Bar - Please note the Coffee Bar will be closed on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd December 2019.
Situated at the East Gate entrance on Inverleith Row serving a wide selection of beverages and light snacks, the Coffee Bar is open daily from 10:00. Outdoor seating available.
Treat yourself at the Garden's Gateway Restaurant with our Christmas dinner menu (children's menu) and Hogmanay Dinner Dance (menu) or at the Terrace Cafe for our Hogmanay Party: 3-course meal with exceptional views of the Castle fireworks followed by dancing.
Many of the herbs, vegetables and edible flowers used in these recipes are grown in our Market Garden plot here at the Botanics. The produce is selected by the gardener and delivered directly to our chef.