Café and Restaurant

Café open daily, 10am–5pm (last orders 4.30pm).

Rooftop Restaurant open for lunch, 11.30am–3.30pm and afternoon teas, 11.30–4pm.

Enjoy a delicious lunch or an indulgent afternoon tea looking out over the beautiful views from our Rooftop Restaurant and Terrace, or stop off at our café for food and drink to eat in or take away.

BOOK FOR LUNCH OR AFTERNOON TEA

We serve our Lunch menu every day, 11.30–3.30pm, and our Afternoon Teas 11.30-4pm. Cream teas are also available every day from 3-4pm.

We recommend you a table in advance, before your visit to the Museum (view the menu).

Ashmolean Members can enjoy a 10% discount on afternoon teas and lunch (not applicable on alcoholic beverages) on presentation of their Membership card on the day.

BOOK A TABLE

RESTAURANT VISITING FAQS

 

We serve our lunch menu every day, 11.30–3.30pm (last seating/orders at 3.30pm), and our afternoon teas, 11.30–4pm (last orders at 4pm). Cream teas are also available every day from 3-4pm.

Booking in advance is strongly recommended.

 

 

Here are our latest lunch and afternoon tea  menus for the Rooftop Restaurant.

Please let us know in advance of your visit of any additional dietary requirements. Allergens available upon request. Menu and bookings are subject to availability.

Lunch & Afternoon Tea Menu 

Kids Menu

Fri 14 Jun 2024

Please note that the restaurant will be closed all day due to a private event.

Our cafe will be open as usual. Please see a member of staff for details.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

 

Mon 24 Jun – Sun 7 Jul 2024

Please note that the cafe will be closed for refurbishment for two weeks.

During this time the Rooftop Restaurant will serving hot drinks and pastries from 10–11.30am and the forecourt coffee van will be operating as usual plus offering additional lunch items.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

 

 

We recommend you book for lunch and afternoon tea in advance, before your visit to the Museum.

BOOK A TABLE

 

 

 

Ashmolean Members can enjoy a 10% discount on Afternoon Teas and Lunch (not applicable on alcoholic beverages) on presentation of their Membership Card on the day.

Not yet a member? Find out more and join us today.

BECOME A MEMBER

 

 

For lunch or afternoon tea

The Restaurant is located on the top floor with stunning views over Oxford. Access is via the main museum entrance, using the central stairs or the visitor lift until 5pm. From 5pm (if applicable), via St. Giles and visitor lift. 
Please bring your booking confirmation (printed or on a mobile device) and present on arrival at the Restaurant.

Table reservations are for indoors. We do have an outdoor terrace, and subject to favourable weather and availability, you may be able to choose to sit outdoors.

‘Walk-ins’ may be available on the day but pre-booking is recommended.

 

 

 

For dietaries and special requests, please contact us within 48 hours of your booking either by phone on 01865 553823 or email at ashmolean@benugo.com

View our full Museum visiting FAQS: www.ashmolean.org/faqs

 

'KIDS IN MUSEUMS' FAMILY CAFÉ

The Ashmolean Café is proud to be one of the first places accredited with the 'Kids in Museums' Family Café Standard.

This is awarded to family-friendly museum cafés based on the quality of their space and facilities, choice of food, affordability and staff training.