Eat, drink & shop at the National Maritime Museum

Half marathon notice

Visitor notice: On Sunday 4 March Cutty Sark and the museum car park will be closed for the Vitality Big Half Marathon. All other museums will be open as normal and DLR and rail links will be running. Find out about road closures

Enjoy a selection of eateries and a shop packed with goodies at the National Maritime Museum 

The Great Map Café
Opening times: Daily 10am–4.30pm

The Great Map Café at the National Maritime Museum is the perfect spot to sit and enjoy a hot drink, classic British sandwiches and variety of cakes made fresh daily. 

Located on the first floor of the Museum, this open plan café borders The Great Map, our giant world atlas.

Here you’ll find ample space to park the buggy and let the little ones explore the continents while you enjoy a cup of our award-winning Benugo blend coffee.

Order a beautifully designed children’s lunchbox or Cream Tea, each for just £5.

 
Shop at the National Maritime Museum
Opening times: 10.00–4.30pm

Find the shop at the National Maritime Museum on the ground floor at the front of the building.  

Browse a lovely selection of gifts and goodies, from homeware to jewellery, clothes to books. With a range of toys and treats also available, a visit to the shop is the perfect addition to your day at the museum.

Shop online with the National Maritime Museum

Parkside Café
Opening times: Daily 10am – 5pm

Our Parkside Café at the National Maritime Museum will temporarily close from Monday 29 January to make way for a bigger café in March 2018.

Located on the ground floor of the National Maritime Museum in the Sammy Ofer Wing, Parkside Café is a bright and airy buffet-style destination for a quick bite or lunch with the family.

Parkside Terrace
Opening times: Daily 10am – 5pm

Our Parkside Terrace at the National Maritime Museum will temporarily close from Monday 29 January to make way for a bigger café in March 2018.

Serving contemporary British food and cocktails, Parkside Terrace is a dining space where you can enjoy a hot drink and pastry in the morning, or relax with a glass of wine and lunch from our seasonal menu from midday. Enjoy a Royal Afternoon Tea all year round or a Sunday roast in the winter months.

Book ahead for Sunday roast

Book ahead for Royal afternoon tea

Royal afternoon tea menu

You do not need to be a museum visitor to dine at the Terrace.