Eat & drink

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea in the Barbican Conservatory

Indulge and enjoy a unique experience at the Barbican.

If you're visiting the Barbican why not treat yourself and try one of our Afternoon Tea’s. With the choice of two different options, combine your visit with a bite to eat in one of our conveniently located venues.

Afternoon Tea’s are available on selected Sunday’s and require advanced booking. 

Choose from two options

Conservatory Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a unique afternoon tea with a delectable selection of handmade cakes and savouries, each inspired by a fruit, flower or herb grown in the conservatory.

Open for a limited number of Sundays each month, the conservatory is one of London's hidden treasures with over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees.

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Italian Afternoon Tea

Osteria, Barbican Centre

Our team at Osteria have re–imagined the quintessential Afternoon Tea. Experience a taste of Italy across three tiers of cakes and savoury treats, with spectacular views of the Lakeside and live piano music.

Alongside our regular menu, we also offer a vegan menu.

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Cocktails, concrete and tonnes of charm

Pop into the Martini Bar for a pre-performance tipple, with Happy Hour from 5-6pm