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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.

Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
Australian National Botanic Gardens, Clunies Ross Street, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 113 reviews

“Disappointing Lunches”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 4mos ago by 07paulinej2015

I thought that I should give Pollen at the National Botanical Gardens on more chance to impress me but they failed again - January and February 2024, both my lunches with friends were quite...

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“Good experience because of location.”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 5mos ago by Judi F

Main meal crumbed fish disappointing. Wine per glass $15 - expensive. Good coffee and dessert cakes selection. Good service.

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“Perfect and nothing was too much trouble”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 5mos ago by Annabelle825

I need to preface this review with a disclaimer that I rarely give a restaurant or cafe 5 stars but Pollen is an exception. We booked for breakfast for 11 people and were absolutely delighted with...

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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)