The Pizzeria

A family-friendly restaurant serving freshly made pizzas, delicious salads and decadent desserts for an unforgettable treat. Also serving gelato with a variety of tempting toppings. We offer gluten-free bases and both vegetarian and vegan pizzas. To find us, turn left as soon as you enter the Museum and keep going.

Opening times

  • Monday: 12:00 - 15:00
  • Tuesday: 12:00 - 15:00
  • Wednesday: 12:00 - 15:00
  • Thursday: 12:00 - 15:00
  • Friday: 12:00 - 15:00
  • Saturday: 12:00 - 15:00
  • Sunday: 12:00 - 15:00
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East Café

Find us on the left hand side of the magnificent Great Court where you can pick up a hot drink and cake or grab a freshly made salad or sandwich for lunch.

Opening times

  • Monday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Friday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00
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West Café

With plenty of grab and go options and a large cake table, the West Café is on the right-hand side of the Great Court as you enter the museum. There’s plenty of seating options or you could enjoy your food outside, weather permitting.

Opening times

  • Monday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Friday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00
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Great Court Restaurant

Enjoy an unforgettable experience in our Great Court Restaurant under the iconic latticed glass roof of the British Museum’s Great Court. Look out for our special exhibition-themed menus. Afternoon tea is a museum must do – a splendid spread of sandwiches, cakes and scones and perfectly brewed teas.

Booking required.

Service times:

Lunch- Daily 11.30 – 15.00( last seating 15.00)

Afternoon tea – Daily 11.30 – 16.00 (last seating 16.00)

 

Opening times

  • Monday: 11:30 - 17:00
  • Tuesday: 11:30 - 17:00
  • Wednesday: 11:30 - 17:00
  • Thursday: 11:30 - 17:00
  • Friday: 11:30 - 17:00
  • Saturday: 11:30 - 17:00
  • Sunday: 11:30 - 17:00
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What's on at the British Museum...

Burma to Myanmar

2 Nov 2023 – 11 Feb 2024

Journeying through 1500 years of change, this exhibition charts a story of trade, faith and empire at the crossroads of Southeast Asia.

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