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:

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.


104 New Oxford St, Fitzrovia, London WC1A 1HB

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



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


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


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


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


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

129-133 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B 6NH

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.