THE GROUNDS OF ALEXANDRIA CAFE RESERVATIONS
We’re really excited to welcome you back to The Grounds of Alexandria to dine in The Cafe and The Garden.
We’re committed to keeping you safe, but this does mean some changes to the usual experience. For the time being, all tables must be pre-booked and we’ve introduced a special, limited menu filled with lots of yummy new treats!
Find the answers to all your questions below about The Grounds’ reopening, safety precautions and guest experience.
Mon – Fri
Dine-In Food & Coffee: 7:30am – 2:30pm
Dine-In Coffee & Cake: 2:30pm – 3:00pm
Takeaway Food: 7:00am – 2:30pm
Takeaway Coffee: 7:00am – 3:00pm
Sat – Sun
Dine-In Food & Coffee: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Dine-In Coffee & Cake: 3:00pm – 3:30pm
Takeaway Food & Coffee: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Weekend Brunch Menu
We’ve got your weekend plans sorted with a gourmet brunch at The Grounds of Alexandria. With two tasty menus for you to choose from, you can sit back, relax and enjoy some quality time with your family and friends … and we’ll take care of the cleaning up!
Please note that at this stage, our brunch menu is only available for groups of 4-10 people, on Saturdays and Sundays and all brunch bookings must be made at least 11-hours in advance.
Playing our Part
While we’ve always had strict hygiene practices and cleaning standards in place at The Grounds, we’ve taken additional steps to reduce the risks and protect our staff, guests and the wider community.
Playing your Part
Protect yourself, our staff, other guests and the wider community by downloading the COVIDSafe app before visiting The Grounds, staying at home if you feel unwell and maintaining proper social distancing measures – we’re all in this together.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why do tables need to be pre-booked?
Tables must be pre-booked to help us adhere to the current regulations and to limit the number of people waiting in queues.
Will tables still be available without a booking?
No – for the time being, bookings are essential.
Do I need a booking to visit The Grounds?
No – you can also visit The Grounds to order takeaway or pick-up your catering or ready-meal order.
We love new content for the ‘gram as much as the next person but for now, to help us maintain proper social distancing measures, please don’t stop by just to take photos. We know that our venue is beautiful, but the safety of our guests, staff and the wider community is our top priority.
Why are you offering a limited menu?
Some foods can be difficult for our chefs to make while they maintain social distancing rules in the kitchen, so we’ve introduced a new, limited menu for breakfast and lunch. It’s filled with lots of delicious options which we we’re sure you’ll love!
How do I cancel a booking that I’ve already made?
Click on the ‘cancellation’ button in your booking confirmation email.
What can I do if there are no tables available on the day I’d like to visit?
Don’t worry, The Grounds of Alexandria Cafe is still open every day for takeaway orders! To save time and skip the queues, pre-order via our app and drop in to collect your meal when it’s ready.
What can I do if I don’t feel like going out?
Don’t worry – everything you need to enjoy a restaurant quality meal at home is only a few clicks away! Mix and match from our ready-meal menu of gourmet mains, sides and desserts and we’ll deliver everything to your door ready to heat, serve and enjoy.
All of our ready-meals are made fresh, so please remember to place your order at least 24-hours in advance.
When will the other Grounds venues reopen?
The Potting Shed has reopened for dine-in guests and The Grounds of The City has also now reopened for takeaway orders! Please keep an eye on our website or sign-up for our eNewsletter for all of the latest information.