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Court Restaurant at The British Museum

) #3,453 of 18,145 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 good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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The British Museum Great Russell Street | Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As we were going to an Exhibition in the British Museum I booked afternoon tea with Prosecco. With the service charge it was just under £60.00. It wasn't worth the money, been charged to top up the teapot!!! Is disgraceful . Gluten free tea was...More

Thank Pam F
Reviewed July 13, 2017

we went here for a 3 course meal the food was very good and the staff were good at their job from the start to when we left the choice was good and it came pipping hot the wine selection was ok for the food...More

Thank mario625
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

After enjoying a lovely few hours at the museum my stepson and I decided to stop for a bite to eat. Things started well and we were seated promptly by a friendly waitress. We both chose soup with a side of sweet potatoes fries. The...More

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Very nice food reasonably priced for central London, good choice in menu, the very open space was a plus, very busy restaurant, not the place to be for a quite Lunch , service was a bit slow, but cheery friendly staff, wines were adequate but...More

Thank William T
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Place is cool and comfortable, staff is gentle. But the food is sub-par for the price. I had a chicken salad that was just ok. My daughter had a "mini-tortellini" pasta that looked more like a green salad - not bad, but far from what...More

Thank agj60
Reviewed June 28, 2017

The staff were wonderful, prompt and very helpful. The food was over priced Cheese bacon and meat (not mentioned in blurb) burger tasted bland with bones in the beef patty. The salad was 1 very thin slice of lettice and tomatoe!The accompanying pot of tea...More

Thank J A
Reviewed June 27, 2017

I was determined not to be irritated by being completely blanked by the "meeter and greeter". We were eventually noticed and from them on, the service was excellent. If only the food was approaching that. The domestic authority had the most disappointing overcooked stale swordfish...More

Thank dmloclam
Reviewed June 24, 2017

Five friends and I had lunch there yesterday and had an excellent meal - we were also served extremely generously bt Paul who gave us an extra bottle of delicious wine father a muddleover courses - even without the wine it was a really good...More

Thank jrmq1947
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Izzyhays
Reviewed June 23, 2017

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
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
March 2, 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
$26 - $51
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
10:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
10:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
10:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
10:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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
  • Neighborhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7323 8990
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