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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, British, Healthy
Museum & Art Gallery Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH, England
+44 121 303 1966
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Museum & Art Gallery Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here one rainy morning/afternoon in September, not knowing quite what to expect. I have to say that I was very pleasantly surprised. This is a great place to visit. There is so much to see - plans for Birmingham's future, the history of...More

Thank SuffolkBoy99
Reviewed 8 August 2017

What a fantastic venue, worth visiting just to take in the period architecture and decoration. big comfy sofas to relax in and very peaceful.

Thank CliffDee
Reviewed 7 August 2017

A really good place to show people away from Birmingham were burning was like different things here and he has a really really good and positive aspect.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The Cafe has recently been revamped with an 'Edwardian Tea Room' theme. There are lots of different seating areas and a very calm feel about the place. There is a wide choice of cafe food from cakes and pastries to hot food and snacks. Prices...More

Thank Christopher R
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Afternoon tea at the Edward Tea Rooms was on the whole a positive experience. The staff were very pleasant and extremely helpful. I had previously checked that the disabled entrance via the Gas Hall was open, but when we got there found that the lift...More

Thank hollydale
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This gallery is wonderful. The Pre Raphaelite art is stunning. I cannot recommend this gallery highly enough. It's not too big or overwhelming. It's just right. Bring the little ones here. Plenty of space. Plenty of beauty.it's a must. One of my favourite places in...More

Thank opheliawasmurdered
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We visited here for cream teas after looking round the museum. I ordered the cream teas and then asked for 3 bowls of ice-cream which, according to the menu, were £1.50 each. I was charged £9.75!! The men working in this cafe were rude, cocky...More

Thank KissyMissy2014
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Dropped into this Edwardian restaurant whilst on a visit to Birmingham museum and art gallery. Absolutely beautiful venue- clean and spacious. Only had coffee but they offer a full menu for throughout the day which includes a children's menu. Shame the prices are quite steep...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful and ornate room with plenty of seating and tables. You select what you want from the display cabinets or table menu, note the table. Umber and order and pay at the counter giving them your table number. Nothing special about the food. It...More

Thank Rvwr2012
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Overpriced and lacklustre. I won't be visiting again unless l have to. If you find chipped enamel teapots and milk in little bottles trendy and endearing this is the place for you (but definitely not for me, thanks!)

Thank Irene L
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Response from Andy C | Reviewed this property |
Plus good baked goods. Rolls, desserts etc. Above average museum dining in atmospheric setting.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Museum & Art Gallery Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 303 1966
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