Wedding memories last a lifetime. So why not let the Gardens Cafe
by Kathy G. make your wedding reception, rehearsal dinner,Birmingham Botanical Gardens Wedding and bridesmaid luncheon a most extraordinary event?

Kathy G. has been making weddings special in Alabama for more than two decades. From exquisite catering and unmatched hospitality to gorgeous flowers and cutting edge wedding design, our team of experts has executed thousands of weddings to the rave reviews of our clients and their guests.

The Gardens Café by Kathy G. is a gorgeous setting for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, and luncheons – All in the beautiful Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Whether your event is small and intimate or a more formal affair with hundreds of guests, the totally remodeled Gardens Café – with its brand new neutral color scheme, gorgeous flooring, modern light fixtures, and classic chiavari chairs – is a most elegant venue fit for Birmingham bridal royalty.

Best known for its large covered patio, the Gardens Café also offers an oversize balcony which seats up to 40 guests and a two-story staircase that allows brides and grooms to make a grand entrance into their wedding reception.  Plus, being in the center of the Botanical Gardens, your guests will enjoy views of the fountains as well as the romantic Rose Garden.

At the Gardens Cafe, we treat food as an art form and have found that our superb cuisine is what truly sets us apart. From formal sit down celebrations to themed buffet functions, our executive chef will cater to your every whim with savory gourmet classics, delicious trendsetting cuisine, and original signature desserts – Making your event more special than you ever imagined.

And our in-house design team (KG Designs) has just one goal: Creating the most innovative, beautiful, and elegant couture designs imaginable – All customized to your personal style. Our passion is creating the perfect ambiance for your most special day.

Besides offering the warmest of atmospheres and preparing the most fabulous cuisine in the Southeast, we pride ourselves on one thing – Results. We’re dedicated to perfecting every detail in order to make each event perfect according to both your standards as well as our own.   As a result, all of your wedding dreams
become reality.


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To book your next event at The Gardens Cafe by Kathy G or simply arrange for a tour of the gorgeous facility, please call us at (205) 871-1000


Address & Contact Info

The Gardens Café (at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens)
2612 Lane Park Road, Mountain Brook, AL  35223
(205) 871-1000



Gardens Café Capacity

  • Reception Style (indoors only) – 200
  • Reception Style (indoors & outdoors with patio) – 300
  • Seated Lunch/Dinner (main restaurant only) – 100
  • Seated Lunch/Dinner (patio only) – 60
  • Seated Lunch/Dinner (balcony only) – 40
  • Seated Lunch/Dinner (man restaurant, patio & balcony) 200