Eat, Drink, Shop

The Australian Botanic Garden provides a number of experience for visitors including retail shopping at the Visitor Centre and dining at Melaleuca House.

Retail shopping

The Visitor Centre in the heart of the Garden has a unique range of products including Australian bush food, skincare, Australian designed giftware, umbrellas and childrens toys.

It is  a must for those travelling overseas looking for Australian gifts for those travelling to Australia looking for a momento to take home.

Melaleuca House

Melaleuca House is set in the heart of the Australian Botanic Garden and serve weekend breakfast, gourmet burgers, pastas, salads, focaccias, great coffee and more.

Melaleuca House is more than a restaurant; it is a meeting place and a cosy spot to relax with a light refreshment in between exploring the Garden.

Dine indoors or outdoors in our casual courtyard area.

Opening times

Monday - Friday, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Weekends, 8.00 am - 4.00 pm.

Breakfast bookings on weekends are between 8.00 am - 9.30 am, with entry to the cafe during this time via Mount Annan Drive.

Private Functions and Weddings

Melaleuca House is a fantastic venue to celebrate your wedding, birthday or special occasion in private and intimate surrounds or the social meeting place where family and friends can unite.

For reservations and private functions phone (02) 4648 3318 or visit the website.