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Merriweather Café

Merriweather Café

Enjoy a delightful dining experience at Merriweather Café, open Tuesday through Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A beautiful space paired with a refreshing menu offer the perfect complement to your Hillwood visit. Complete your day of viewing magnificent art and touring fabulous gardens with an elegant meal.

Take Out from Merriweather To-Go

We are happy to offer a selection of salads, sandwiches, and snacks from our Merriweather To-Go take-out window, Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Complete your return to Hillwood’s gardens with a delightful bite to eat outdoors. Tables, spaced a safe distance apart, are located in the tent, and there are many spots for a safely distanced picnic

Advance OrderingMerriweather Cafe

For safe, contactless pick up and payment, we are offering optional advance ordering. Please see the Merriweather To-Go menu here, then order here. Please call the visitor information line at 202.686.5807 with any questions.

Please note: Advance ordering is not available for evening programs.

A Message from Constellation Culinary, our café providers:

Safety and Sanitation, Our commitment to you:
The safety and well-being of our team, our partners at Hillwood and our guests remains our number one priority.
We thank you for placing your trust in us and welcome any questions you may have about our commitment to keeping you and our team safe during this time.
In good health,
The Constellation Culinary Group Team


For parties greater than 4, please contact our visitor services team at 202.686.5807 for assistance with your reservation. Full-service dining options are also available for parties of ten or more. To make a group reservation for a party of ten or more, please contact