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Dine under the magnificent roof of the Great Court.
At the Great Court Restaurant, you can enjoy a refined dining experience with a casual feel. This atmospheric restaurant is perfect for marking a special occasion or treating yourself when you visit the British Museum.
Enjoy afternoon tea including cream tea, a selection of sandwiches and delicate cakes. Or have a three-course lunch. View our full menus.
Booking is advised, but walk-ins are welcome.
- Lunch* – daily, 11.30–15.00 (last sitting 15.00)
- Afternoon tea* – daily, 11.30–17.00 (last sitting 16.00)
*Last food orders are taken one hour before closing.