Eat, drink & shop at the Royal Observatory

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  tasty treat at the Royal Observatory Astronomy cafe and visit the shop to pick up a memento of your visit.

Astronomy Café & Terrace
Opening times: Daily 10am–4.30pm

The Astronomy Café & Terrace is located in the Astronomy Centre at the Royal Observatory and is open to all, not just museum visitors.  

Serving hot and cold drinks, hearty soups and fresh seasonal salads, the Astronomy Café is the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxed lunch before strolling through Greenwich Park.

Savour warmer weather out back on the terrace or enjoy the ambience of the café with no admission fee required. 

Shop at the Royal Observatory
Opening times: 10.00–16.30

Find the Royal Observatory shop by the entrance to the Meridian Courtyard. Where better than the home of Greenwich meantime to bag yourself a quality timekeeper?  

You’ll find a great selection of clocks and watches as well as gifts for space and astronomy fans including telescopes, stargazing guides and plenty of games and toys for little astronauts.

Shop online with the Royal Observatory