On Kew: Private Tour of Kew Gardens and Michelin Star Dining for Two

  • Add an extra guest (13 maximum) +
    £72.5
  • Add an overnight stay in a double or twin room at a hotel near Kew Gardens +
    £200

On Kew: Private Tour of Kew Gardens and Michelin Star Dining for Two

Kew, London

£230
  • Add an extra guest (13 maximum) +
    £72.5
  • Add an overnight stay in a double or twin room at a hotel near Kew Gardens +
    £200

“Enter the Royal Botanic Gardens, as Kew Gardens are officially known, and you are enveloped by blazes of color, extraordinary blooms, hidden trails, and lovely old follies” Fodor's Travel

Why we love it

Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; a recognised UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a private tour of the gardens and delve into the history, the art and the science behind what goes into making Kew Gardens so special. To cap a memorable day, savour a three-course meal at London's beloved Michelin starred restaurant, The Glasshouse.

What's Included?

  • One-hour privately guided tour of Kew Gardens for two people
  • Three-course menu at Michelin starred The Glasshouse
  • Glass of champagne each upon arrival
  • Includes Kew Gardens general admission for two

Exclusive to TRULY

  • This experience is unique to Truly guests

Description

Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew for a private tour of the world's most famous collection of plant life and enjoy dinner at the nearby Michelin star restaurant, The Glasshouse.

Founded in 1759 and declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2003, the 300 acres of land that make up Kew Gardens is one of the most naturally beautiful sites in London. Not only is it home to the largest global collection of living plants, but Kew Gardens also acts as an art space, exhibiting a permanent feature by Marianne North and varying structural exhibits such as The Great Pagoda and the Xstrata Treetop Walkway, a 200m long, 18m high passage through the trees, providing a fresh perspective on the sweet chestnuts, limes and deciduous oaks of Kew.

You can opt to begin your Kew Gardens private tour at any point throughout the day. During your tour, a passionate and knowledgeable guide will introduce you to the Gardens' history, give you behind-the-scenes access to the scientific work involved in the preservation of the 30,000 different plant species, and guide you around at least one of Kew's famous glasshouses.

To cap off a day of exclusive exploration, you will be treated to a three-course dinner at Michelin star restaurant The Glasshouse, in Kew. Relax and enjoy the mouth-watering dishes, showcasing the best in modern British cuisine with French influences and toast to a memorable and romantic experience by sipping on a glass of champagne each.

Description

Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew for a private tour of the world's most famous collection of plant life and enjoy dinner at the nearby Michelin star restaurant, The Glasshouse.

Founded in 1759 and declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2003, the 300 acres of land that make up Kew Gardens is one of the most naturally beautiful sites in London. Not only is it home to the largest global collection of living plants, but Kew Gardens also acts as an art space, exhibiting a permanent feature by Marianne North and varying structural exhibits such as The Great Pagoda and the Xstrata Treetop Walkway, a 200m long, 18m high passage through the trees, providing a fresh perspective on the sweet chestnuts, limes and deciduous oaks of Kew.

You can opt to begin your Kew Gardens private tour at any point throughout the day. During your tour, a passionate and knowledgeable guide will introduce you to the Gardens' history, give you behind-the-scenes access to the scientific work involved in the preservation of the 30,000 different plant species, and guide you around at least one of Kew's famous glasshouses.

To cap off a day of exclusive exploration, you will be treated to a three-course dinner at Michelin star restaurant The Glasshouse, in Kew. Relax and enjoy the mouth-watering dishes, showcasing the best in modern British cuisine with French influences and toast to a memorable and romantic experience by sipping on a glass of champagne each.

Itinerary Options

  • Morning tour (10.30am or 11am), with lunch (1pm or 2pm)
  • Lunch (12.30pm to 2.30pm), with afternoon tour (2.30pm to 4.30pm)
  • Afternoon tour (12pm or 4.30pm), with dinner (from 6.30pm on weekdays and from 7pm on weekends)
  • Kew Gardens closes at 4.15pm during winter (last entry at 3.45pm) and at 5.30pm during summer (last entry at 5pm)

Sample Dinner Menu

Lunch bookings will receive credit towards their selections from the menu).

  • Starter: Cured loch duart salmon with prawn beignet, avocado, pickled cucumber and oyster dressing
  • Main: Loin of welsh lamb with braised shoulder, boulangère potatoes, pea and wild garlic fricassée
  • Dessert: Gariguette strawberry shortcake with lemon mousse and basil granita

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within 6 months from the date of issue. Does not include travel.

Dinner includes a choice of three courses from the menu, with a glass of champagne each upon arrival. Other drinks are not included. Any additional products or services consumed can simply be paid for on site. Note that there may be a supplementary charge for some dishes. Service charge is not included; this is left to the customer's discretion on the day.

After making your booking with Truly, you will be sent a ticket to gain admission to Kew Gardens. This will need to be printed and presented upon arrival.

Note that once a booking has been made, it is non-amendable.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 6 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Itinerary Options

  • Morning tour (10.30am or 11am), with lunch (1pm or 2pm)
  • Lunch (12.30pm to 2.30pm), with afternoon tour (2.30pm to 4.30pm)
  • Afternoon tour (12pm or 4.30pm), with dinner (from 6.30pm on weekdays and from 7pm on weekends)
  • Kew Gardens closes at 4.15pm during winter (last entry at 3.45pm) and at 5.30pm during summer (last entry at 5pm)

Sample Dinner Menu

Lunch bookings will receive credit towards their selections from the menu).

  • Starter: Cured loch duart salmon with prawn beignet, avocado, pickled cucumber and oyster dressing
  • Main: Loin of welsh lamb with braised shoulder, boulangère potatoes, pea and wild garlic fricassée
  • Dessert: Gariguette strawberry shortcake with lemon mousse and basil granita

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within 6 months from the date of issue. Does not include travel.

Dinner includes a choice of three courses from the menu, with a glass of champagne each upon arrival. Other drinks are not included. Any additional products or services consumed can simply be paid for on site. Note that there may be a supplementary charge for some dishes. Service charge is not included; this is left to the customer's discretion on the day.

After making your booking with Truly, you will be sent a ticket to gain admission to Kew Gardens. This will need to be printed and presented upon arrival.

Note that once a booking has been made, it is non-amendable.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 6 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

Kew Green, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB.

14 Station Parade, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3PZ

Kew Gardens Kew Green, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB.

The Glasshouse 14 Station Parade, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3PZ

Nearest station: Kew Gardens (5 mins).

On Kew: Private Tour of Kew Gardens and Michelin Star Dining for Two

  • Add an extra guest (13 maximum) +
    £72.5
  • Add an overnight stay in a double or twin room at a hotel near Kew Gardens +
    £200