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Afternoon tea at The British Museum

Embrace the British culture as you indulge in some traditional afternoon tea under the breathtaking roof of the British Museum’s Great Court Restaurant. The British Museum is dedicated to human history and culture and houses a huge collection of artefacts from all over the world. It is a magnificent location for your delicious afternoon treat! Sit in the airy Great Court Restaurant under the Museum's stunning glass roof. The afternoon tea menu includes all the traditional delicacies to make this a true British experience!

Add a glass of Prosecco to your package for an extra treat! The Great Court Restaurant is an oasis of calm in the centre of Bloomsbury and a beautiful place to enjoy this great British tradition.

We can only cater to the following dietary restrictions: Vegetarian, Pescatarian and Nut Free. We are not able to provide Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Lactose Free, Halal and Vegan Afternoon Tea.

See the full afternoon tea menu here.


Days of Operations:Daily Start Time: • Afternoon tea* – 11.30 –17.00 (last sitting is at 16.00) Venue: Great Court Restaurant, British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG

Please Note:

Last sitting is at 4pm The maximum number of people per booking is six. If you would like to book for more than six people you will have to make another booking under a different name.


Enjoy afternoon tea including cream tea, a selection of sandwiches and delicate cakes.
Optional Glass of Prosecco with the afternoon tea.


Afternoon tea at The British Museum with optional Prosecco


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