Food. Coffee. Friends.

Set in the heart of the Australian Botanic Gardens in Canberra, Pollen is a design focussed space that feels extraordinarily like home.


We invite you into this gorgeous light-filled café, the perfect spot for coffee and cake, a beautiful brunch or your next stunning event.


A thriving hub for locals and a destination for out-of-towners, Pollen is a dedicated foodie’s dream come true.


Make Your Day Beautiful

Enjoy your breakfast among fresh flowers and cosy homewares at this stunning café, nestled in Canberra’s lush Botanic Gardens. The vibe is relaxed, comfortable and exceedingly well-decorated, leaving you feeling as though you’ve been welcomed into the home of a good friend who happens to have exceptional taste in decorating and dining.

A Celebration Haven

Pollen ticks all the boxes: Enjoy conversations with friends alongside a superior comfort-food menu, elegant table settings and lush green garden surrounds, creating a lunch experience to be remembered. Add it to your calendar for an everyday catch up or let us help you plan for your next special occasion.


Opening Hours


9.00am - 3.30pm

7 days

Pollen Kitchen last orders at 2.30pm

Takeaway coffee & cake service from 2.30pm


No reservation is required for parties of less than 4 guests and you will be allocated a table upon arrival, subject to availability at the time. 

We are currently taking reservations for parties of 4 or more guests for a maximum duration of 2 hours.


Pollen is a cashless venue and we will only be able to accept credit or debit card payments (excluding Amex & Diners Club)

Contact Us

T: (02) 6247 7321


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