The Arboretum Café

Nottingham Arboretum, Waverley Street, NOTTINGHAM, Nottinghamshire, NG7 4HF
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The Arboretum Café


Located in the Grade II listed Waverley Lodge on the edge of Nottingham’s oldest public park, this cosy café is open from 10am – 4.30pm, seven days a week.

Serving a selection of hot and cold drinks, including Nottingham’s own award-winning 200 Degrees Coffee and indulgent speciality hot chocolate.

A range of homemade sandwiches, savouries, soups and snacks are available daily, alongside a selection of delicious cakes, ice creams and sweet treats. 
​​Children’s picnic packs are available for just £4 and include a choice of sandwich, a cheese or sausage roll, crisps, fruit or sweet treat and a choice of soft drink.

Indulge in a traditional Afternoon Tea for just £14.95 per person, £7.95 for children. Booking is required 48 hours in advance. 

The café welcomes well behaved dogs, making it a perfect to visit after a walk around the historic, Green Flag award-winning Arboretum.

Duck food is available for £1.

The upstairs space is avilable to hire at competitive rates. See the document to the right side of this page for details. 

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  • Toilets for disabled visitors


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's menu

Establishment Features

  • Garden/patio for guests use
  • Pets accepted

Opening Times

The Arboretum Cafe (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30

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