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Plate of fresh food with a Pollen napkin
Light, airy decor with flowers of flowers
Fresh blue and white furniture by a window overlooking the rainforest garden
Light airy decor
Beautiful white jug filled with fresh flowers on a wooden table
Plate of fresh food with a Pollen napkin
Light, airy decor with flowers of flowers
Fresh blue and white furniture by a window overlooking the rainforest garden
Light airy decor
Beautiful white jug filled with fresh flowers on a wooden table

Overview

Savour a dining experience in the beautiful surrounds of the Australian National Botanic Gardens at Pollen.

Pollen features modern, delicious, healthy food in an atmosphere of relaxed elegance, surrounded by the beauty of the world’s most diverse collection of Australian plants.

Options include an all-day breakfast menu, fresh juices, a range of lunch options along with beer, cider and local wines.

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Australian National Botanic Gardens, Clunies Ross Street, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 104 reviews

“Terrible Barra and chips”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by helensP6424KB

The chips were cold and the barramundi was dry and covered in a thick batter that was inedible. When told the chips were cold, the waiter offered coffee and cake but did not say whether we were...

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“resting on their laurels”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 4mos ago by L1191ZShelenv

Atmosphere is great, but the food is average and the service is aloof. Ordered breakfast - tiny eggs, beetroot was a "flourish", two pieces of stacked toast with no butter on the bottom one and...

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“Not up to its past standard”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 5mos ago by 996lyndalj

We had lunch with friends at Pollen last week. It is very familiar to us but there have been some changes since the last time we were there. They don't take bookings unless you have a party of eight...

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  • Bistro/Cafe/Deli
  • Brunch
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Modern Australian
  • Vegetarian
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Suitable for Functions
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Takeaway Available
  • Fully licensed
  • Under $20
  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)