Great Court Restaurant


The Great Court Restaurant, located under the acclaimed Foster and Partners glass roof in the Great Court, offers a choice of dishes from around the world. Enjoy light lunches, meals and small plates such as charcuterie and cheeses, with a comprehensive range of wines and spirits at the heart of one of the world's greatest museums. Open 12:00-17:30.

Among the other places to eat in the British Museum, the Gallery Café offers a range of light hot and cold meals (including vegetarian options), morning coffee and afternoon tea. Exhibition themed menus are available. Finally, the Court Café offers hot and cold drinks, freshly made sandwiches, cakes and light meals.

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Great Court Restaurant

The British Museum
Great Russell Street
+44 (0)20 7323 8990
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app

Sample Menu

  • Creamy pumpkin soup (v) £4.70
  • Pepper goats’ cheese terrine (v) £7.70
  • Timbale of crayfish £11.40
  • Crisp thai pork salad £7.90
  • Home made goats’ cheese ravioli (v) £12.80
  • Radicchio risotto with prosciutto £13.00
  • Scottish salmon with spiced lentils and baby spinach £13.80
  • Bouillabaisse with sauce aîoli and toasted baguette £15.60
  • Massaman chicken curry £13.60
  • Fillet of beef & spiced prawns with celeriac mash £17.20
  • White chocolate mousse meringue £5.50
  • Austrian prune dumplings £5.50
  • American chocolate cake £5.50
  • Vanilla bean panna cotta £5.50
  • Selection of British cheeses £6.70


Catering Facilities
Set price menu
Children Facilities
Childrens menu
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