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Garden Fresh Luncheons are the perfect setting for your next birthday celebration, ladies lunch, lunch date, or book group. Garden Fresh Luncheons are run by an all-volunteer team led by Robin Allen and Marie Immekeppel. All proceeds benefit Gamble Garden.

This year’s Garden Fresh Luncheon dates:
June 9, July 14, August 11, September 15, October 13
Holiday Luncheons: daily from December 7 to December 11

Luncheons from from June to October 2021 will be served outdoors on the Carriage House patio area. Tables will be socially distanced and servers will be masked. Luncheons begin at noon, followed by a complimentary docent-led tour through the garden.

Reservations are required for all luncheons. Call 650-329-1356 to inquire about current prices and to make a reservation.

Gamble Members receive a discount on all Garden Fresh Lunches and priority reservation for Holiday Lunches.

Sample Menus


Carrot Bisque
Thai Noodles
Coconut Cake with Lemon Custard Filling

Sweet BBQ Chicken
Tomato Avocado Aspic
Bowl of Fresh Fruit with Mexican Chocolate Brownie


Herb & Cheese Quiche
Broccoli Slaw
Cheesecake with Plum Compote


Celery Salad with Walnuts, Dates, and Pecorino
Moroccan Stuffed Acorn Squash
Eleanor’s Apple Crisp


Pop Up In the Garden

Come for the lunch, stay for the shopping! During select Garden Fresh Luncheons, we invite a select group of local artisans to a Pop Up Shop like no other. Our Pop Up Shops feature one-of-a-kind items and handmade luxuries. Browse through a selection of jewelry, art, household items, textiles, decor, and more. Treat yourself or find the perfect present for family and friends.


The Shop at Gamble
June 9th, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Tea House & Patio

The Shop at Gamble returns, featuring
Cutest-ever Mini Watering Cans in a rainbow of colors;
Garden Hand Rakes and Rugged, Colorful Bins;
Garden Gloves; Terra cotta Pot Feet in new designs;
Gamble Garden Note Cards, Trays, and Books;
Reo’s latest Pillows, Totes, and Potholders;
an Array of Lavender Sachets; and Much More

Run by Gamble volunteers; 100% of profits benefit Gamble Garden