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Refreshments to enjoy at this famous palace, prison and fortress

Refreshments to enjoy at this famous palace, prison and fortress

Updated 10 July. In line with government guidance, we're pleased to announce the Tower of London is now open Wednesday - Sunday. We hope to see you soon. Please read our visit information

Our Wharf Kiosk is now open selling drinks and snacks.

Eating facilities inside the Tower of London remain closed for now. We hope to reopen them just as soon as we can. 

The Wharf Kiosk

Enjoy a tasty snack with great views of the Tower and the River Thames. Our riverside café offers hot and cold drinks, sandwiches and delicious cakes.

Opening times

Wednesday - Sunday: 10.30-16.00.

View of the Tower Wharf kiosk serving customers.

Inside the Tower

New Armouries Café (currently closed)

For a hearty sit down meal or if you are in a group, try the New Armouries Café. We offer hot meals, including our fish and chips, sandwiches, soup, salads, baked cakes and pastries, hot and cold drinks and a children's menu.

Make sure you take a look around while in the dining hall as we have some historic surprises on display.

Opening times

  • Summer (March to October)
    Sun to Mon - 10:30-17:00
    Tues to Sat - 09:30-17:00
  • Winter (November to February)
    Sun to Mon - 10:30-16:00
    Tues to Sat - 09:30-16:00

Browse the New Armouries Café sample menu

Ravens Café (currently closed)

Tasty snacks on the go.

Specialising in a great selection of gourmet sausages with vegetarian options available, the Tower’s outdoor café is a great spot for a snack within earshot of the famous ravens and with spectacular views of the Tower.

Opening times

  • Summer (March to October)
    Daily: 10:30 – 17:00
  • Winter (November to February)
    Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 10:30-16:00* 

 *Weather Dependant

A male and female visitor are shown standing in front of the Ravens Cafe food kiosk.

Inside the buildings

To help protect our palace, food and drink is not allowed within the confines of any of the buildings except in designated areas.

Sustainability

Our single-use coffee cups, and other catering disposables, are made from renewable, lower carbon or recycled materials and can be commercially composted with food waste.

At Historic Royal Palaces we exist for tomorrow, not just for yesterday.

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The Tower of London Deputy Ravenmaster attends to a raven with Tower Green and the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula in the background.
Things to see

Meet the famous ravens at the Tower of London and discover why they are known as the guardians of the Tower.

Open

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Photo of the Crown Jewels
Things to see Highlights

Prepare to be dazzled by this breathtaking, world famous collection of 23,578 gemstones at the Tower of London.

Open

Tower of London

Allow one hour

Included in palace admission (members go free)

View of the White Tower exterior
Things to see

Marvel at the imposing White Tower, a magnificent example of Norman architecture at the heart of the Tower of London.

Open

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)