Spring in Greenwich Park
Greenwich Park

Welcome to Greenwich Park

This charming landscape has watched over the ever-changing city of London for hundreds of years. 

Key information

6am - 8pm

Food & drink available

Eating and drinking in Greenwich Park

Look out over London from the octagonal Pavilion Café, treat the family to weekend pizza, or catch up with a friend over buttermilk pancakes and coffee.

Tea in the Pavilion Café, breakfast rolls at the Ignatius Sancho Café, or ice cream at the Playground kiosk – you choose!

Greenwich Park has three fantastic spots for you to eat and drink – with stunning views across the River Thames and East London.

The distinctive and elegant Pavilion Café, up by the Royal Observatory, dates from 1906 and has a lovely period feel. You can sit both inside and outside, so you’ll stay warm and dry, no matter what the British weather’s doing. It’s a very family-friendly atmosphere. 

The Ignatius Sancho Café opened in 2024 and is the perfect spot for a catch up with friends or for a spot of quiet contemplation in the community kitchen garden.

Named in honour of the Greenwich-based writer, composer, and abolitionist the café’s design reflects the history of the Arts and Crafts movement.

The café will open from 8am to 6pm, serving freshly made pastries and cakes, toasted sandwiches, bagels, flatbreads, soup, salads and delicious ice cream and sundaes.

A new kiosk will be coming to the General Wolfe statue viewpoint in autumn 2024 and will be a great place to grab something to take away and enjoy the view with.

Check out the park information boards or the park map to see the exact locations in the park.

Picnicking in Greenwich Park

The park is a great place for a picnic! A selection of freshly cut sandwiches, artisan baguettes and drinks are available in our cafés and kiosks.

Feel free to bring your own food and drink to enjoy in the park but barbecues and any sort of fire lighting is absolutely forbidden.

Please take your litter home with you or place it in one of our bins on the way out – wildlife and litter don’t mix.

Every purchase helps us care for Greenwich Park

A proportion of anything you spend at our cafés or kiosks goes straight back to help look after the Royal Parks, and the wealth of wildlife and natural habitats they contain.

  • Pavillion Café

    The Pavilion Café

    The Pavilion Café, located at the top of the hill by the Royal Observatory in Greenwich Park offers a delicious breakfast and lunch menu and cream tea.

  • The Ignatius Sancho Café

    The Ignatius Sancho Café

    The recently-opened café can be found in the southeast corner of the park by the new Learning Centre and Vanbrugh Gate.

  • Wolfe Statue kiosk

    Wolfe Statue kiosk

    The Wolfe Statue kiosk is the perfect place to grab a drink and a snack and take in the stunning views of East London.