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. Several food options exist within the British Museum itself. For more information visit:

The following list is of food and drink options 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.


Brunswick Centre, Bloomsbury, London, WC1N 1AE
Tel: 020 7833 5900

44 New Oxford Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1A 1ES
Tel: 020 7580 5602

Naked Espresso
19 Soho Square, London, W1D 3QN

Patisserie Valerie
9 Brunswick Centre, London, WC1 1AF
Tel: 020 7833 4906

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



Brunwick Centre, Bloomsbury, London, WC1N 1AW,
Tel: 020 7833 4100

5, Coptic St, London, WC1A 1NH
Tel: 020 7580 9730

45 Grafton Way, London, W1T 5DQ
Tel: 020 7387 2521

Salt Yard
54 Goodge Street, London, W1T 4NA
Tel: 020 7637 0657

22 Bloomsbury Street, London, WC1B 3QJ
Tel: 020 7637 4555


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

Thai Garden Café
32 Museum Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1A 1LH
Tel: 020 7323 1494

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

4A Streatham Street London WC1A 1JB
Tel: 0844 576 6076


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

The Mortimer Arms
174 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NT

The Swan
7 Cosmo Place Bloomsbury, WC1N 3AP


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

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


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

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