Eating

Refreshments to enjoy at this famous palace, prison and fortress

Refreshments to enjoy at this famous palace, prison and fortress

We have four dining options for you to choose from.

  • New Armouries Café
  • Sargeant’s Mess
  • Ravens Cafe
  • The Wharf Kiosk
Interior view of New Armouries Cafe

New Armouries Café

For a hearty sit down meal or if you are in a group, hurry to the New Armouries Cafe. We have sandwiches, hot meals, salads, baked goods and a children’s offer, as well as hot and cold drinks. 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

Sargeant's Mess

Renowned chef Mark Sargeant brings modern British dining to the iconic Tower of London with this all-day restaurant, bar and deli. British classics with signature twists are on offer, with wine, beer, seasonal cocktails or non-alcoholic refreshments available. 

Located on the Wharf this restaurant offers amazing views of Tower Bridge and the River Thames.

Opening times

  • Monday - Friday
    Restaurant: 11:00-18:00
    Bar: 11:00-19:00
  • Saturday - Sunday
    Restaurant: 10:00-18:00
    Bar: 10:00-19:00
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A male and female visitor are shown standing in front of the Ravens Cafe food kiosk.

Ravens Café

Hear the ravens and take in the breath-taking sights while enjoying our refreshments in the ambience of the Tower's outdoor cafe. An assortment of drinks as well as delicious gourmet sausages and snacks are available. 

The Wharf Kiosk

Our riverside café is the perfect place for a coffee and cake, a light snack or a drink. Located on the wharf with unbelievable views across the River Thames.

Opening times

  • Summer (March to October)
    Weekdays, 08:00–18:00
    Weekends, 09:00–18:00
  • Winter (November to February)
    Weekdays, 08:00–17:00
    Weekends, 09:00–17:00

Picnic in the Moat

In the summer months enjoy a picnic in the Tower Moat. Bring your food and a comfortable blanket from home, and enjoy this unique picnic location. 

  • Picnickers must have a valid Tower admission ticket to access this area. 
  • Access is subject to weather conditions and availability. 

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.

The Tower of London, looking north-west. Showing two female visitors using the digital audio guide tour devices.
Tours and talks

Explore deeper with the Tower of London audio guide tour. Discover extra information about the Tower's history, plan your day and find out more about our cafés and shops.

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Tower of London

Families

Discover the stories of Kensington Palace as a royal home with an activity trail, suitable for children aged 5 to 11 years.

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Kensington Palace

Families

Meet a character from history, explore the palace, complete challenges and win a badge in your Digital Mission!

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Kensington Palace

Beefeater teddy bear - teddy bear dressed in the red uniform of the Tower of London Yeoman.

Beefeater teddy bear

This 'Beefeater' bear is splendidly dressed in a Yeoman Warder uniform, standing ready to guard the Tower of London.

14.99

Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china plate

Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china plate

Commemorate the royal wedding of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with this official commemorative fine bone china plate. Made in England using traditional fine bone china techniques, unchanged for centuries, this collector's plate has been commissioned exclusively by Buckingham Palace to mark the royal occasion.

£49.00