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Now well established and with an excellent reputation, Tangerine Dream Café is set within Chelsea Physic Garden. We serve a varied menu of seasonal food, which we change throughout the year to reflect the fresh ingredients we use.  


Open during 2018 on the Chelsea Physic Garden's public open days:

Until 29th March Monday to Friday 11am – 4pm

30th March to 2nd November Sunday to Friday 11am – 5pm,

Sundays and Bank Holidays 11am until 6pm.

Throughout July and August on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, we are open until 10pm, when an evening 3-course set menu is the order of the day.

For additonal days, such as London Garden Squares weekend,

please see the Chelsea Physic Garden Website.


Come and relax in glorious surroundings with a cocktail or a glass of fine wine and let us bring you the best in British and European influenced cuisine.


The Café is fully licensed, with a good selection of wines and beers, as well as a range of herb and regular tea's, all styles of coffee, and our renowned homemade Amalfi lemonade. Drinks from £1.50, main courses from £8 and homemade cakes from £3.50.


We have space for 40+ guests inside the Café, with a covered terrace for a further 50+ outside, a perfect place for a relaxed lunch, or afternoon tea and cake when the weather is fine.


If you live locally or make several visits to the Garden, then an economic option would be to join the Garden as a friend. Annual membership is less than the cost of 3 joint visits, and can be obtained from

It will allow you to bring in one guest. Members can

pre-book tables, a distinct advantage during the busy summer months.


GROUP VISITS: To help avoid delays and to be seated together please contact us in advance if there are 8 or more guests in your party. For visiting garden societies and similar groups we have a specific menu (click opposite to download) designed for groups that allows you all served within a sensible timeframe.

We do not have a separate entrance to the Café, so please be aware of Chelsea Physic Garden charges for visitors.