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Court Restaurant at The British Museum

#3,743 of 18,276 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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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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The British Museum Great Russell Street | Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Groupon deal for lunch today and had a really great experience from Matthias who showed us to our seats and Chris who served us throughout. They were both exemplary and unfailingly courteous and charming throughout the visit. Chris quickly and confidently...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We pre-booked afternoon tea in the restaurant area to coincide with the end of our visit to the British Museum and we're so glad we did. After a hectic few hours battling our way around on a Saturday morning/afternoon we were glad of the relative...More

Thank eyupmikethetyke
Paul M, Manager at Court Restaurant at The British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for review. and hope to see you in the near future. Manager and Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my time there, the service was professional and the serving fast. In general a good experience. Will definitely visit again, and while at the museum eat and drink here. I recommend.

Thank Andy S
Paul M, Manager at Court Restaurant at The British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a lovely review. Manager and Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Great Court Restaurant at the British Museum often gets over looked as a place to eat in the late evenings. This is an absolutely impressive place to visit as a museum and even more so as a place to have your first dinner date....More

Thank Travelanna1
Paul M, Manager at Court Restaurant at The British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We welcome all feed back and your points have been addressed. We are glad that you had a memorable evening and hope you will visit us again soon. Kindest regards Manager and Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food and very convenient place to eat. Staff was friendly and attentive. We hadade a reservation but arrive early wich was not a problem. Will be back on my next visit.

Thank silviag752
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant for my birthday a few weeks ago and I have to say the service was impeccable and so was the food and there was a very attentive & sociable manager (the Caribbean chap)the waitresses were all lovely I had a bottle...More

Thank Kaiah A
Paul M, Manager at Court Restaurant at The British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a uplifting review, and hope you will visit us again in the very near future Manager and Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent the day at the museum and in the early afternoon stopped in and was seated without a reservation. I ordered a glass of Prosceco and a bottle of water and a dish for my lunch. The service was fine and I enjoyed sitting...More

Thank fishpictures
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Table booked for 1930 no pawn starter available, no cheese board ( it had been put away) could we order pudding ASAP as closing) what sort of restaurant are they running? Asked for bottle of water just put on table. Had to ask for plates...More

Thank Coco645
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I had lunch here after spending time in the museum. We were seated right away but then I noticed that the people that came in after us...got to order first and got their food first before us. The price of meals are...More

Thank Herminia W
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This Restaurant had a Quiet and warm evening atmosphere undeterred by the fact it's in a tourist hotspot . Although it was a rush hour, service still found the time to ensure my family and I were satisfied with our meals. The chicken and duck...More

Thank EzekieL134
Paul M, Manager at Court Restaurant at The British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so mush, for taking the time to write this lovely review. Manager and team.

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Nearby
Bloomsbury
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
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$28 - US$56
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
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
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7323 8990
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