Afternoon Tea or Lunch at The British Museum

Activity code: ATBM

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Duration Approx. 1.5 hours

Highlights

  • Enjoy a quintessentially British tradition of afternoon tea at The British Museum
  • Or select a 2 or 3 course lunch 
  • Tuck into delightful fresh food in an amazing setting 
  • Indulge in a selection of delicious loose leaf teas
  • Scrumptious scones with clotted Cream and jam
  • Optional glass of Prosecco

Description

Enjoy 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!

You will be seated in the airy Great Court Restaurant under the Museum's famous glass roof. Choose from a selection of organic loose leaf teas and delicate flowering teas such as Rising Flower or Jasmine Fairies. The afternoon tea menu includes all the traditional delicacies that you could want! Your dishes will be themed according to the special exhibition that is taking place at the British Museum at the time.

Begin with finger sandwiches with a choice of either Portland crab or long horn roast beef. The vegetarian options are cucumber with black truffle creme fraiche on brown bread or Cheddar and farmhouse chutney on rye. Then you'll get to indulge with a delicious variety of cakes including carrot cake, chocolate ganache and more. With of course, the finest selection of scones with butter and jam. See the full afternoon tea menu here.

If you want make your afternoon tea experience extra special, why not add a glass of Prosecco to your package? This will begin your afternoon in style! The Great Court Restaurant is an oasis of calm in the centre of Bloomsbury and a beautiful place to enjoy this great British tradition.

Lunch
If afternoon tea is not your thing and you would prefer to take lunch in the Great Court Restaurant under the Museum's famous glass roof, we offer you the option of a 2 or 3 course meal.

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.
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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour


  • Choose either afternoon tea or lunch at The British Museum
  • Optional glass of Prosecco

What's Excluded in the tour


  • Additional food and drink unless pre purchased now
Please Note:
  • Food is served from 12:00pm – 3:30pm. Kitchen closing time is 4:00pm, no food will be served after this time. 
  • 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.
  • Food is served per person - if two or more people are planning to consume it, then a booking for two or more must be made.
Venue Address:
Great Court Restaurant, British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG
Nearest Tube: Russell Square
Schedule


Timings: 11:30am – 3:30pm

Venue: Great Court Restaurant, British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG

Please Note:

  • Food is served from 12:00pm – 3:30pm. Kitchen closing time is 4:00pm, no food will be served after this time.