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The New Restaurant at the V&A

#6,134 of 17,934 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Earls Court
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Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, England
+44 20 7942 2506
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10:00 - 17:45
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Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat - Thu 10:00 - 17:45
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Essex, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is average but handy to eat here when visiting although it gets rammed on a Saturday. Surroundings are stunning. Wish they did gluten-free rolls/sandwiches.

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Thank Jonesy410
Colchester, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Obviously if you're lucky and it's not too busy this is a beautiful setting as well, but we went on a very busy Saturday and we had the 'cheap seats' in one of the side rooms. But the food was great. Despite rather Byzantine serving system we managed to get a lovely soup (carrot and cumin) with bread and a... More 

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Thank burglarbetty
The Dalles, Oregon
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Lovely place for lunch. Beautiful setting and great selection Would definitely suggest that you eat here when you visit the museum.

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Thank Lambiepie63
Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Husband had braised beef and rice which he enjoyed. I had only room for a snack so went for the soup of the day. Unfortunately there were no gluten-free bread options available so that let it down. The server was very helpful and offered poppadom. Pleasant little half bottle of Italian red wine which we shared with two glasses, very... More 

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Thank Diane W
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

We chanced on the V&A and the restaurant well worth a visit excellent choice wide variety for all needs and budgets. Excellent salad buffet would go again just for food.

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Thank lesleymck
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

We had lunch. lots of choice, hot cold, sarnis. we had hot - but by the time we had waited to buy drinks it was getting cold. cafeteria style. Parts of restaurant modern - get in the old Wm Morris part is you can, though that part is tiled, so cool. Food tasty, not very generous portions for the price.

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Thank patriciajhd
Jerusalem, Israel
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

The food is OK, but eating it in the beautiful period décor rooms is the fun part. Do take a teapot and scone to enjoy them :)

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Thank CatBhave
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

lots of choice, and I'm neither a vegetarian or in a wheelchair, or with a buggy but its all good. There are several points to chose types of food from have a look through before committing yourself.

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Thank Sonja L
London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I went to have a coffee before seeingn one of the exhibtions - all too muddling - the cakes/biscuits were far too sticky for me so I picked up a packet of choc covered raisins which after I had eaten then I saw were 3 months ourt of date. Tables not cleared - all disorganised chaos. Found this out let... More 

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Thank A W
Brussels, Belgium
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193 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

V&A is always nice to visit, not only the museum but also the garden, the restaurant and the good food and life music. In fact, in the old days, people went to the restaurant,even neglecting the museum . You should enjoy both, even more given the good price/quality quote

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Thank Eric M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:45
Monday
10:00 - 17:45
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:45
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:45
Thursday
10:00 - 17:45
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Earls Court
  • Neighbourhood: Earls Court
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7942 2506

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?