There are many food and drink options in the Bloomsbury district and neighbouring areas of Fitzrovia and Soho. Clusters of restaurants can be found on Charlotte St. and in the Brunswick Centre both of which are within walking distance of the Museum. China Town is only a 15 minute walk away as well. Several food options exist within the British Museum itself. For more information visit: http://www.britishmuseum.org/visiting/eat.aspx

The following list is of food and drink options that are under 20 minutes’ walk from the British Museum. The list is a sample of the types of cafés, pubs and restaurants you can find in the area.

CAFÉS

Costa
104 New Oxford St, Fitzrovia, London WC1A 1HB

Starbucks
51 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 3BA
Tel: 020 7404 4939

Tea and Tattle, Traditional Tea Room
41, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3PE
Tel: 07722 192703

Store Street Espresso
40 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7DB

RESTAURANTS

Mediterranean

Carluccio’s (Italian)
Brunwick Centre, Bloomsbury, London, WC1N 1AW,
Tel: 020 7833 4100

Konaki (Greek)
5, Coptic St, London, WC1A 1NH
Tel: 020 7580 9730

Salt Yard (Spanish Italian Tapas)
54 Goodge Street, London, W1T 4NA
Tel: 020 7637 0657

Tas (Turkish)
22 Bloomsbury Street, London, WC1B 3QJ
Tel: 020 7637 4555

Asian

Hare and Tortoise (Japanese)
11-13 Brunswick Square, London, WC1 1AF
Tel: 020 7278 9799

Punjab (Indian)
80 Neal St, London WC2H 9PA
Tel: 020 7836 9787

Thai Metro
36 Charlotte Street, London, W1T 2NJ
Tel: 020 7436 4201

Other

Wild Food Café (Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw)
14 Neal's Yard, London WC2H 9DP
Tel: 020 7419 2014

PUBS

Museum Tavern
49 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3BA

The Holborn Whippet
25-29 Sicilian Ave, Holborn, London WC1A 2QH

The Old Crown Public House
33 New Oxford St, Holborn, London WC1A 1BH

SUPERMARKETS

Waitrose
23-39 The Brunswick Centre, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1AF

Sainsbury’s
129-133 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B 6NH

Waitrose, Marks & Spencer and Tesco stores are all on Tottenham Court Road.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Lists of restaurants and reviews can be found on London’s Time Out website.