Dining areas

Business hours

From June 22 to September 6, 2019


Jardin botanique


From Sunday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Terrace Café *

Every day of the week 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Creamery *

Every day of the week 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*The Terrace café and the dairy will be open as of June 29.
In case of bad weather, the creamery and the Terrace Café can be closed.


Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan

Sol Café

Sunday, monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Phone: 514 868-3832


Picnics at Space for Life

Jardin botanique and Insectarium

Although picnicking is not allowed in the gardens, we do have some specially designated picnic areas on both sites and at the Frédéric Back Tree Pavilion.


Boîte à lunch room (dining area for groups)

  • 80 seats
  • Offered for groups, by reservation: 514 868-3000

Please note: There is a $3 charge for children under age 4 who use this service (children 4 and under are admitted to the Jardin botanique free of charge).