Afternoon Tea at the British Museum




Between 11:30am and 5pm (last admission at 4pm)


1h- 1h30




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Afternoon Tea at the British Museum

Great Russell Street


Take your seat in the Great Court Restaurant for a sumptuous afternoon tea at the British Museum.

Find yourself under the iconic glass roof of the Great Court at the British Museum and enjoy a truly British experience at Afternoon Tea. On the menu you'll find the great classics, with something for everyone.

A white round building with large windows and a net-like ceiling at the british museum.

What to expect

Afternoon tea at the British Museum

An afternoon tea with selection of scones, cakes, pastries and tea.

Feast on a mouthwatering selection of scones, pastries, cakes and sandwiches alongside a choice of loose-leaf teas.

Add a glass of Prosecco for an extra special treat to savour among the elegant surroundings of this museum filled with history and culture.

Some teas may include delights themed around the museum’s latest exhibitions – which you can then discover for yourself! 

The Nereid Monument at the British Museum.

Are there menus to suit different diets?

An Afternoon Tea can be prepared to meet the following dietary restrictions: vegetarian, pescetarian and nut-free. These choices must be confirmed in advance to avoid disappointment.

Unfortunately it will not be possible to prepare gluten-free, dairy-free, lactose-free, halal or vegan options.

How can I book tickets?

You can book your afternoon tea or lunch at the British Museum now.

How much is it?

The afternoon tea experience costs £35 per person, or £39 per person if you choose to include a glass of Prosecco.


Adult Ticket From £40.00 per ticket

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