Museum Tavern, Bloomsbury
Open Today: 11:30am - 11:00pm

about our pub

The Museum Tavern dates back to 1723 and was originally called the Dog and Duck. It changed its name to The Museum Tavern when the British Museum was built in 1759 and the original Victorian bar fittings and gas lanterns remain to this day. Noted luminaries wh...

Opening Hours

Mon
11:30am - 11:00pm
Tue
11:30am - 11:00pm
Wed
11:30am - 11:00pm
Thu
11:00am - 11:30pm
Fri
11:00am - 12:00am
Sat
11:00am - 12:00am
Sun
11:00am - 10:00pm

Serving Hours

Mon
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Tue
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu
12:00pm - 10:00pm
Fri
12:00pm - 10:00pm
Sat
12:00pm - 10:00pm
Sun
12:00pm - 9:00pm

Facilities

Top-notch amenities to make sure you have a great time. Here’s what you can expect when you visit The Museum Tavern:

  • Beer Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • WiFi

What makes us special

Find out what makes us special at The Museum Tavern and come and join us!

The Museum Tavern, London

With a prettily presented Prussian blue pigment and golden gilded exterior, the Museum Tavern is a popular pub next to the British Museum by Russell Square. Other museum attractions close by include the Charles Dickens Museum and Sir John Soane's Museum. The pub retains many other original features, including mirrors and windows. Outside you can enjoy our beer garden.

The tavern is only a few stops away from international train station London St. Pancras, making us an excellent stopping point to rest and refuel for weary travellers. We’re also the perfect spot for theatre lovers looking for a hearty pub lunch, being a short walk away from both the Dominion and Gillian Lynne theatres. Book your meal with us today.

A pub for all

The Museum Tavern is a cosy English pub serving real ales and traditional food in a family-friendly and dog-friendly environment with free Wi-Fi.

Delicious food and drink for every occasion

Our delicious menu of classic pub meals includes a Sunday roast selection, sharing platters and hot desserts. For meat lovers, we have tasty chicken, crispy pork belly and steaks seared to perfection or juicy vegetarian burgers, grilled cheese and plenty of sides to pick from for vegetarians. Vegan and non-gluten options are also available.

Friends enjoying a drink together

Gift Cards

Give the gift of a cold pint on a hot day, a family catch up, the perfect place to watch the winning goal, and even more, with the Greene King gift card.

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