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The Russell-Cotes outdoor Terrace Café and Museum Café

The Russell-Cotes Café serves a delicious range of light lunches, teas, coffees, and cakes. 

Café at the Museum opening times are 10am – 4.30pm Tuesdays – Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays

Situated in the light and airy modern wing of the museum, the Café is the perfect place to enjoy some refreshments, surrounded by art exhibited in the Café Gallery.

Every penny of profit from the Café goes directly to the Russell-Cotes charity – every cup of tea and slice of cake you enjoy helps us to preserve this unique and beautiful piece of Bournemouth’s heritage. Your taste buds will thank you for supporting the Russell-Cotes! 

Admission to the Café and Café Gallery is without charge.

Afternoon Tea for Two at the Russell-Cotes

Enjoy a treat of handmade sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and delicious mini cakes with tea for £37 (option of adding bubbly for £47) for you and a friend. Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary requirements. 

Booking is required (at least 24 hours) in advance:

Book your Afternoon Tea online here

Once purchased, please be aware that Afternoon Teas cannot be refunded. Please be aware that admission to the historic house is not included in the price, and this can either be booked separately, or arranged at the Welcome Desk on arrival.

Afternoon Tea for Two Gift Voucher

Treat a friend or family member to Afternoon Tea for Two at the Russell-Cotes with our new vouchers. The perfect present for a day out in Bournemouth. Enjoy a selection of handmade sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and delicious mini cakes with tea for £37 (option of adding bubbly for £47)

Purchase Afternoon Tea Voucher here

Redeeming a gift voucher

Book your date and time slot online and use voucher code at payment. The cost of the voucher goes towards your booking, if you decide to upgrade to Afternoon Tea with Prosecco, simply pay the difference at the checkout.

If you have any queries about your booking please call 01202 128000 or email russellcotes@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

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Additional Information

Opening Times

10.00am - 4.30pm Tuesday - Sunday

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