Great Court Restaurant

Court Restaurant

Dine under the magnificent roof of the Great Court.

The Great Court Restaurant is a refined dining experience with a casual feel, where the open kitchen shows a glimpse of the chefs at work. We serve fresh seasonal mains, afternoon tea and exclusive exhibition-inspired menus. Dinner is served on Friday evenings to coincide with the late opening of the Museum.

Opening times

Morning Tea & Coffee: 10.00–11.30

Lunch: 11.30–15.00

Afternoon tea*: 15.00–17.30

Dinner* - Fridays only: 17.30–20.30

*Last food orders 30 minutes before closing

Court Café

Court Café

Freshly made sandwiches, snacks, salads and cakes in the Great Court.

The Court Café is great for grabbing a quick bite to eat or a coffee during your Museum visit.

There is plenty of seating at the long sharing tables and high chairs are available.

The Court Café is in the north-east corner of the Great Court 

Opening times

Saturday – Thursday: 09.00–17.30

Friday: 09.00–20.00


Gallery Café

A family-friendly restaurant with freshly made pizzas and salads.

The Pizzeria serves hand-tossed pizzas, fresh salads and decadent desserts to make your Museum visit an unforgettable treat. It is a great spot for family meals in a recently refurbished area of the Museum.

High chairs are available.

The Pizzeria (formerly the Gallery Café) is on the Ground floor, through Room 12 

Opening times

Daily: 11.00–16.00

Exhibition offers

Great Court Restaurant food

Combine your exhibition visit with a special lunch, afternoon tea or Friday dinner in the Great Court Restaurant.

Great Court Restaurant and menus 

Family-friendly eating areas

Children eating

At weekends and during school holidays, families with children can picnic in the Ford Centre for Young Visitors.

About visiting as a family 

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People eating in Court Restaurant

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