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Court Restaurant at The British Museum

) #3,305 of 18,121 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ European, British,
The British Museum Great Russell Street | Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
+44 20 7323 8990
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“great court” (38 reviews)
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The British Museum Great Russell Street | Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Delicious, great service. Very enjoyable experience in a beautiful place. Had a really nice lunch, that was served quickly.

Thank Izzyhays
Reviewed yesterday

I had lunch here and it was very good. Fresh ingredients in the sandwich and hot tasty soup. The latte was very good as well. It was a nice break from touring the collections. Prices are reasonable too.

Thank chillwills
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a lovely time resting up from our museum tour. My teens wanted to experience a British Tea and enjoyed every bit of it. Plenty of food, great value. As said in other reviews, decent place for a quick bite. We must have gotten...More

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nothing special here. A place to eat while touring the British Museum. Has a decent selection of lunch foods and beverages, and adequate seating.

Thank pk1363
Reviewed 6 days ago

The cream tea has lovely scones but is a little mean on the cream. It comes with a pot of tea and is great value. An oasis of calm and good service. Choose this to recharge your batteries (rather than the ground floor cafes). Add...More

Thank Maxine H
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

We have work hard to improve our afternoon tea, so it is nice to see such a nice review. Thank you, Management and Team.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for afternoon tea, the sandwiches were delicious, scones tasty, but not much cream, there were 4 little cakes as well, it is really hot here , the waitress was not that friendly and they use teabags rather than fresh tea, but the food...More

Thank 40lulu
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review and feed back. Management and Team.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great swift lunch provided as we were short of time to catch s train. The speed of service would challenge a fast food place! Staff polite, smartly turned out, very pleasant and helpful. A good experience indeed.

Thank DavidFBristol
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for such a positive review, Id also like to thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. Management and Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

The day was hot as was the interior of the building. The court restaurant at the museum has a wide selection on offer for lunch, which catered for all tastes and weather conditions. The hot salmon and salad was exceptional and thoroughly enjoyable. The flavours...More

Thank Margaret H
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time out to write such a lovely review. Management and team.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have a table by the windows, a lovely outlook. The food was excellent and very well presented. Waiting staff were very attentive, helpful and professional. A great place to lunch whilst in NYC.

Thank Suzi S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just the place to go when you need a break from visiting one of the numerous exhibitions. The food is good quality and very reasonably priced for central London.

Thank Singapore1938
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Philip G
A view of your lunch menu please
3 March 2017|
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Response from cawdorMarlborough | Reviewed this property |
I think you can find the menu on the website. Given my review, although I can direct to the menu, you will realise I would be unwilling to assure you a pleasant experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 51
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:30
22:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 17:30
22:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 17:30
22:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 17:30
22:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 17:30
22:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 17:30
22:00 - 00:00
22:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The British Museum Great Russell Street | Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7323 8990
  • E-mail
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