Queen Mary's Gardens in The Regent's Park in summer
The Regent's Park & Primrose Hill

Welcome to The Regent's Park & Primrose Hill

Slow down and smell the roses. Or work up a sweat. Grab a slice of culture or a slice of cake. Watch the birds or take in that famous view from Primrose Hill. There’s something here for everyone. 

Key information

Opening times (pedestrian gate)
5am - 9:30pm, vehicle gates 7am - midnight

Food & drink available

Eating and drinking in The Regent's Park

A lakeside lunch, an ice cold drink overlooking the whole of London, or a steaming hot chocolate – we’ve got eight fantastic venues in The Regent’s Park.

Baguette by the boating lake, or afternoon tea before the matinee

Because The Regent’s Park is a big place, with an incredible variety of things to see and do, we’ve located our eight cafés and kiosks at some of the most popular areas in the park.

Wake up and smell the barista coffee – and the roses – at The Regent’s Bar & Kitchen, right next to the popular Queen Mary’s Garden and the Open Air Theatre. Or if you fancy a deli-style salad alfresco, head for the terrace at The Broad Walk Café on the northwest side of the park, close to ZSL London Zoo.

If you’ve just time for a coffee and pastry after a walk, try the stylish Espresso Bar, close to Chester Road. And if you’ve just come off the tennis courts close to York Gate, you can refuel at the Park Sports Café.

Watch the world go by, and admire the views

Located right beside the boating lake, The Waterside Café is a great vantage point to sit in the sunshine, watch the boats and the wildlife, as you enjoy a snack or a lunch with friends.

The Hub Café is literally the high point of The Regent’s Park. From here you’ll have 360 panoramic views of the city as you sip your cappuccino.

We also have four refreshment kiosks spread around the park, including one at the Gloucester Gate Playground, and The Primrose Hill Café beside the children’s playground.

Check out the park information boards or the park map here for your most convenient one.

Picnicking in The Regent's 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 The Regent's 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.

  • The Regent's Bar & kitchen in The Regent's Park & Primrose Hill

    Regent's Bar and Kitchen

    The Regent’s Bar & Kitchen is located in the middle of The Regent’s Park, on the Inner Circle. It is conveniently located next to the Open Air Theatre.

  • The Broad Walk Café in The Regent's Park & Primrose Hill

    The Broad Walk Café

    The Broad Walk Café located in The Regent's Park & Primrose Hill

  • The Espresso Bar in The Regent's Park & Primrose Hill

    The Espresso Bar

    The Espresso Bar on the Broadwalk at Chester Road serves Benugo blend coffee, wraps and home made cakes and pastries.

  • The Waterside Café in The Regent's Park & Primrose Hill

    The Waterside Café

    The Waterside Café is a family restaurant with a large terrace seating area. It is located on The Boating Lake near Hanover Gate.

  • The Hub Café in The Regent's Park & Primrose Hill

    The Hub Café

    The Hub Cafe is situated in the heart of The Regent's Park and has 360-degree panoramic views of the park.

  • Refreshment kiosk in The Regent's Park

    Refreshment Kiosks in The Regent's Park

    There are four kiosks dotted around the park during summer, offering freshly prepared sandwiches, cakes and dairy ice cream.

  • Staff inside Primrose Hill Café

    Primrose Hill Café

    Primrose Hill Café serves a selection of hot and cold drinks and food items including wraps, sandwiches and snacks.

  • Parks Sports Cafe

    Park Sports Café

    Park Sports Café is a warm and welcoming space, adjacent to the tennis courts and a few minutes’ walk from York Bridge and York Gate.