Museum of Childhood Open daily 10.00 to 17.45 Admission free Menu

Eating and Drinking

Benugo café

The award-winning benugo café sits at the heart of the Museum’s majestic Marble Floor. The café is open plan which means that visitors can enjoy a bite to eat whilst soaking up the lively ambience of the space.

Open Monday – Sunday, 10.00-17.00.
Benugo van open Monday – Sunday, 9.00-16.00.

Please note that the café will be closing at 16.00 on Saturday, 19th August.

benugo serve

Benugo pride themselves on offering handmade, authentic and natural products. Products change seasonally to make use of the freshest ingredients and everything is sourced as locally as possible. The milk is organic and the coffee is fairly traded.

The café offers a wide selection to suit all tastebuds, including sandwiches and salads, hot dishes, cakes and muffins and hot and cold drinks. A vegetarian option is available every day as well as children’s portions and a Kids ‘pick and mix’ menu. Highchairs and free wi-fi access. Take away food and drink also available.


Café offers

Homemade scone with butter & jam and a hot drink £5

Kid’s meal deal £4.80

Breakfast muffin and a hot drink £4.95

Lunch deal (toasted sandwich with salad, bottle of water and crisps) £8

Terms and conditions apply

  • One offer per customer, per visit
  • Offers are not available during school holidays, on Bank Holidays or at weekends
  • Offers only available at the V&A Museum of Childhood
  • The Manager reserves the right to withdraw the offers at any time


V&A Museum of Childhood
Bethnal Green

The Museum is open daily from 10.00 to 17.45 in Bethnal Green, London.

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Exhibition - Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories

22 July 2017 – 25 February 2018. Michael Morpurgo is one of Britain’s greatest living authors for children and will be celebrated in a new, free exhibition this summer.

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Fridays 4, 11, 18, 25 August, 1 September. Enjoy a series of fun family days celebrating children’s literature and storytelling this summer including live animals, storytelling and bookmaking days.

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V&A Museum of Childhood collections

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