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Thursday, 31st March 2016 03:54pm by Petersham Nurseries Cafe


August 4th - 7th 2016


The sixth season awaits and we are excited to be back.

Petersham Nurseries returns to Wilderness 2016 with an even bigger & more beautiful feasting tent, hosted alongside fellow restaurants Hix & Moro.

Wilderness is the multi-award winning 4-day festival combining live music, contemporary arts and an array of theatre, craftsmanship and dining experiences. Four days in a nature reserve to meet new people, meet new ideas and new experiences....


Kitchen Open Days

Tuesday, 01st March 2016 10:38am by Petersham Nurseries Cafe


There is no better place to learn than on the job - that is why we have decided to open our kitchen and invite those who share our passion for cooking and produce to come and spend the day with us. 

Working alongside our talented team of chefs – you will begin the day assisting with our morning prep, leading into the restaurant lunch service.  

This is a great opportunity to get a first-hand experience in a professional environment, using exceptional produce, all whils...


British Food Fortnight

Monday, 26th October 2015 03:29pm by Petersham Nurseries

At Petersham Nurseries we believe that delicious taste and flavour comes not only from the recipes that you use, but fundamentally from the quality of the ingredients. This is why we go to great lengths to source the highest standard of seasonal produce. 

We also pride ourselves in buying British wherever we can. The majority of our vegetables come from family run Haye Farm in Cornwall who grow organic produce of the highest quality. Our meat supplier, another family business, HG Walter also foll...


Support our application

Wednesday, 08th July 2015 02:36pm by Petersham Nurseries

Regular customers and supporters will be aware in July 2009 we were granted Planning Consent by Richmond Council to continue to operate as a garden centre with café/ restaurant. This consent however prevents the sale of food for consumption on or off the premises: Tuesday to Sunday before 10.00am and after 4.30pm (on Sunday before 11.00am) and entirely on Mondays.

In February 2014 we submitted a Planning Application to be able to serve food outside these hours.

Looking to the future we wish the ca...


Slow Food Supper & Panel

Friday, 29th May 2015 12:18pm by Petersham Nurseries



6TH JUNE 2015

This year's Slow Food Week - now in its 5th edition - has been announced to take place from Monday 1st – Sunday 7th June. During the week, a wide range of events take place throughout the UK which showcase and promote the diversity of the Slow Food movement. Petersham Nurseries is delighted to be involved and will be hosting an exclusive 'Slow Food Supper' on Saturday 6th June.

We commence the evening with an exciting round table discussion on the importance of...


Alex & Nathan in Sienna

Tuesday, 24th March 2015 06:56pm by Petersham Nurseries

Thinking of Japan - did we tell you about Alex & Nathan's recent trip to Sienna? Last month we sent two of our chefs on an adventure to Italy. Alex tells us more about their journey below...

"Nathan and I recently returned from staging in a restaurant called Osteria Le Logge, based in Siena, Italy.

Sienna is a small city in Tuscany famous for its art, culture and interestingly the Palio di Siena – a bareback horse race held in the Piazza del Campo in the centre of the medieval town. A tradition th...


Petersham Nurseries in Japan

Monday, 23rd March 2015 07:23pm by Petersham Nurseries

In celebration of its 15th Anniversary - Takashimaya department store in Nagoya hosts a British Cultural Fair from 25th to 30th March 2015 - sponsored by the British Embassy in Japan.

As part of the fair Petersham Nurseries will be ‘popping up’ on 10th floor of Takashimaya alongside a number of other well-known British brands - including Liberty Prints, David Austin Roses and The Rose Bakery.

We are honoured to be invited to be part of the fair, and for one week only, host a pop up Petersham Nurse...


Chefs of Tomorrow

Wednesday, 04th March 2015 05:02pm by Petersham Nurseries Cafe

 Chefs of Tomorrow        

Four chefs. Four courses. A different restaurant each time.

Chefs of Tomorrow is a project started by Dan Doherty to showcase some of the rising young talent in the British culinary world today. It aims to create a platform for young chefs to grow, learn, and develop networks across the hospitality industry within a supportive environment.

Petersham Nurseries is honored to be part of this newly launched initiative - and even more delighted to have hosted the second chef’s lunch earlier th...



Tuesday, 17th February 2015 10:55am by Petersham Nurseries Cafe

Hubbub is a new organisation taking a fresh approach to communicating sustainability issues to a mainstream audience. We focus on things people are passionate about such as food, fashion, homes and neighbourhoods.

When it comes to food we want to help consumers to reduce food waste in the home. It saves money, and it’s better for the environment – what’s not to like?

Here at Hubbub we’re big fans of the humble pancake. It seems every cuisine has its own version, and with good reason - they’re so f...


Seasonal Festive Menu

Tuesday, 02nd December 2014 01:40pm by Petersham Nurseries Cafe

Christmas at Petersham Nurseries Cafe

We invite you to join us at one of our most enchanting times of year and enjoy Christmas with family, friends & colleagues at Petersham Nurseries Café.

This December we reintroduce our delicious 'Seasonal Festive Menu', offered alongside the a la carte menu, Tuesday to Friday. 

Available Tuesday to Friday

On Arrival
Petersham Pomegranate Prosecco
Fried Polenta with Rosemary & Delica Pumpkin (V)
A Plate of Speck

Risotto with White Alba Truffle & Petersham Prosecco

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