Eating at the Museum

Enjoy a meal in the Balcony Café and Museum Brasserie. Or why not dine out in style at the award-winning Tower Restaurant?

Eating at the Museum from August 2020

From August 2020 visitors will be able to purchase food and drinks from the Brasserie in Level 0.

The Balcony Cafe will remain closed until further notice.

The Tower Restaurant is now closed.

Museum Brasserie

The Museum Brasserie is open from 10:00–17:00 serving hot and cold meals, a delicious selection of home baking and ice cream from our ice cream bar. Lunch is served from 11:00–15:00.

The Brasserie can be found in the Entrance Hall, by the main entrance to the Museum. To reserve a table, call 0131 247 4040 or 0131 247 4084.

Free Wi-Fi access is available.

National Museums Scotland members receive a 20% discount in the Museum Brasserie.

Balcony Café

The Balcony Café on Level 3 is open daily from 10:00–17:00 for tea, coffee, home baking, cold snacks and hot homemade soup – and great views of the Grand Gallery! Freshly prepared sandwiches, salads and children's boxes are also available.

Free Wi-Fi access is available.

National Museums Scotland members receive a 20% discount in the Balcony Café.

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