The wonders of the V&A include the lavishly decorated, original Victorian refreshment rooms, the first ever to be purpose-built in a museum. Here you can enjoy a wide selection of hot food, salads, sandwiches and cakes as you take in the amazing architecture and décor all around you. 
Book in advance only for authentic Victorian Afternoon Tea on Sundays from 15:00-17:00 by emailing

If the weather is warm, visit the Garden Café for food or drinks and take them outside on the lawn, or visit the Courtyard Cafe in the stunning courtyard found just inside the Exhibition Road entrance.