Tower Hill is pleased to partner with Peppers Artful Events, a local caterer with a loyal following of foodies and a longtime supporter of the Garden, to offer an exciting new menu for lunch and dinner during Winter Reimagined. Many familiar Twigs staff will greet visitors under the direction of owners Susan and John Lawrence.

Already have tickets for Winter Reimagined? Add dinner at Twigs Café to make the evening truly spectacular! Reservations are recommended. All diners must have an admission ticket for Winter Reimagined and your ticket entry time must be BEFORE your café reservation time. For example, if you would like to make a dinner reservation for 6:00pm, you should first purchase your entry tickets for 5:45pm or earlier. After you have purchased your entry tickets, click here to make a dinner reservation. As confirmation, please enter your Winter Reimagined ticket time in the Special Requests field when making your dinner reservation.

Featuring winter small plates, such as short ribs and mashed potatoes, butternut squash lasagna, and chicken pot pies along with soups, flatbreads, and grain bowls. Enjoy special winter-themed cocktails like holiday Moscow mule, Bloody Mary, and a cranberry ginger sparkler. Complete your special meal with the pastry chef  Lisa Mc Caffrey’s delectable desserts including Cinnamon apple cranberry Crisp, Chocolate Pot de crème, and Pecan Carrot Cake. View the full Winter Reimagined menu here.

You can also enjoy freshly made warm apple cider donuts and sip one of our warm drinks, or roast marshmallows in the Winter Garden.


Guests must pay admission to the Garden to visit Twigs Café. 

Regular Hours from January 13, 2018 onwards: Open for lunch service between 11am and 3pm, Tuesday through Sunday and most Holiday Mondays including President’s Day, Patriots’ Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Columbus Day. Closed on some holidays including the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

Please note our online reservations are for special events only. We welcome walk-in guests on all other days.  If the café is busy, we do maintain a wait list for the convenience of our guests.

With an emphasis on seasonal ingredients, Twigs Café sources directly from our farmers whenever possible to ensure the freshest ingredients. Choose from an ever-rotating selection of hearty sandwiches, fresh salads and hot soups prepared daily. Please note that our menu is subject to change based on availability of local ingredients and season. Click here to view Twigs Café sample menu. Children are always welcome at Twigs!  View our Children’s Menu here.

View a few of our local farms and friends.

Our commitment to seasonality is reflected in our seating. In warmer weather, enjoy dining on the terrace, with expansive views of Wachusett Reservoir and Wachusett Mountain. During the cooler months, guests are served in the Great Hall, warmed with a wood-burning fire.


“We were delighted with the menu including lovely GF options. Fair prices, & wine makes it festive!”
– Sarah, July 23, 2017

“Another blissful luncheon!  Thank you.”
– Paula Hogan, August 4, 2017 

“The food was the best we have experienced here at Twigs. We visit regularly.”
–John Beaulac (Tower Hill Member), June 18, 2017

“Love the farm-to-table menu!!”
– Cathy Fitzgerald, April 30, 2017

“My husband and I hit the jackpot!  Our meals were phenomenal. The turkey, cheese and bacon sandwich was delicious.  And I loved the bacon/mushroom flatbread.”
– Carol Noland, April 2, 2017

“Delightfully different – and delicious!” 
– Carol Rucinski, March 25, 2017