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The British Museum is now open, with the Court Café in the Great Court open for food and drink between 10.00 and 17.00.
Our other food outlets will remain closed for the time being. We'll keep this page updated with details of reopening. Please check back for details.
On the ground floor of the Great Court you'll find the Court Café, serving freshly made sandwiches, snacks, salads and cakes as well as a selection of hot and cold drinks. Ideal for grabbing a quick bite or having a coffee break while you plan the next step of your Museum visit.
We have plenty of seating for individuals and groups at the long sharing tables in both the west and north-east corners of the Great Court.
Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Great Court Restaurant
Beneath the magnificent roof of the Great Court, enjoy a refined dining experience at the Great Court Restaurant. It serves morning tea and coffee, lunch and afternoon tea. On Fridays, there's a dinner service too.
For menus, information on how to book a table and service times, please refer to the Great Court Restaurant page.
A family-friendly restaurant with freshly made pizzas and salads, the Pizzeria serves hand-tossed pizzas, fresh salads and decadent desserts for an unforgettable treat. Don't miss the gelato!
The Pizzeria is in the south-west corner of the Ground floor – just turn left immediately after you enter the Main Entrance and keep going. For assisted disabled access, please ask a member of staff.
Become a Member and you'll receive a 10% discount on food at any of the Museum's cafés or restaurants, as well as exclusive access to the Members' café.
Members also receive a range of discounts from cafés and restaurants near the Museum. Please see the Membership page for the most up-to-date information.