Hortus Botanicus Haren-Groningen




Hortus Botanicus Haren-Groningen


Catering facilities in the hortus

Chinese Tea House The Moaning of the Dragon

The Chinese Tea House has a unique location in the middle of the beautiful Chinese garden. The walled garden The Hidden Empire of Ming containing teahouse The Moaning of the Dragon was designed by Shanghai’s city architect and built by Chinese workers using authentic Chinese building materials. The Chinese Tea House is a perfect venue for a birthday party, reception, anniversary, family day or other special occasion. In fine weather, you can also use the terrace overlooking the waterfall and Chinese garden. The teahouse is also great for business meetings. Equipment such as a projector with screen and wireless microphone is available.

Grand Cafe The Plantation

Grand Café De Plantage is located in the middle of the Hortus, next to the Rock Garden and on a beautiful pond with panoramic views of the gardens. You can enjoy tasty snacks and drinks both inside and outside on the Grand Café De Plantage’s spacious terrace. In the Grand Café De Plantage we serve various types of coffee/tea with your choice of cake, apple pie (with whipped cream), real Groningen cake or (assorted) pastries. Or lunch with soup and a variety of sandwiches.


The Hortus Café is located in the entrance building of the Hortus Haren and is free to all. In the café you can settle down daily for an excellent cup of coffee with or without pastries. In the entrance building we also regularly organize photo or painting exhibitions that are free to view, and the Hortus Gift Shop is also located here.