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Science Museum

Food and drink

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The Science Museum is home to a range of family-friendly cafés and restaurants that serve fresh, great-tasting food.

Whether you're looking for a seated lunch in Deep Blue Diner, a coffee break after a day of exploring with your little ones in the Basement Café, or you fancy treating yourself to ice cream and milkshakes at the Shake Bar, there's something to suit everyone.

Deep Blue Diner

Deep Blue Diner

Opening times: Monday–Sunday 11.00–15.00 (until 17.00 during school holidays)

Location: Level 0, Wellcome Wing

This family restaurant serves fresh and simple seasonal dishes.

The extensive menu includes beefburgers, fish and chips, pasta, salads and great kids' options.

Kids’ meal offer

Main meal and a drink for £6 (Deep Blue Diner only)

Energy Café

Pizza from Energy Cafe

Opening times: Monday–Sunday 10.00–17.30 (until 18.30 during school holidays)

Location: Level 0, next to the shop

Enjoy hot and cold dishes, including made-to-order pizza, hot specials, salads, wraps and sandwiches.

Perfect for lunch—or to treat yourself to one of our homemade cakes and an award-winning coffee.

Power UP Café

A family plays a video game at Power UP

Opening times: 10.00–17.30

Location: Level 1

Once you’ve finished gaming relax with a tasty sandwich, Power UP cupcake or a delicious speciality hot drink in our Power UP café. 

We also have a small food and drink stand inside the Power UP event serving drinks and snacks.
 

Media Space Café

Barista at Media Space Cafe

Opening times: Monday–Sunday 10.00–16.00 (until 17.00 during school holidays)

Location: Level 2

To celebrate our Illuminating India season Media Space Café is serving an extra-special, limited-time-only Indian menu. Experience authentic Indian dishes, spiced cakes and homemade themed drinks.

Basement Café

Ice cream from the Basement cafe

Opening times: Monday–Friday 11.00–15.00, Saturday–Sunday 11.00–16.00

Location: Level -1

A great place for families to pop in for light refreshments after exploring The Garden.

The Basement Café offers coffee and loose-leaf teas, as well as packed lunches and ice cream. Plus, there's plenty of space to park buggies.

Shake Bar

Shake Bar

Opening times: Monday–Friday 11.00–15.00, Saturday–Sunday 11.00–17.00

Location: Level 3

Complete your visit to Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery at the Shake Bar, where you can indulge in delicious made-to-order ice cream milkshakes or design your own ice cream tubs.

Find it on Level 3—take the stairs at the front of the Museum for a shortcut.

Picnic areas

Location: Level -1 and Level 3

You are welcome to bring your own food and drink, which can be eaten in the dedicated picnic areas in the Museum: the Picnic Terrace on Level -1, and outside Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery on Level 3.