Opening times and prices

Opening times & prices

 

Somerset House is fully open to the public. Admission to Somerset House is free, but you currently need to book in advance for exhibitions and events. 


Exhibitions & Events

Gallery 31: Piece of Mind, New Wing, Free admission
Mon – Sun 10.00 – 18.00


Eternally Yours, Terrace Rooms, Free admission
Mon & Tue 11.00 – 18.00
Wed - Fri 12.00 – 20.00
Sat & Sun 11.00 – 18.00

Last addmission 30 minutes prior to closing time.

From 07 - 17 July the exhibition will close at 18.00 (last entry 17.30), except on Saturday 09 July when the exhibition will close at 13.00 (last entry 12.30).


General Areas & Entrances

Strand entrance
08.00 - 23.00

Great Arch Entrance on Victoria Embankment
08.00 - 19.00

New Wing
08.00 - 21.00

The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court
08.00- 23.00 daily* 

Please note that the fountains are currently switched on daily 10.00 - 23.00

Seamen’s Hall
08.00 - 23.00

River Terrace
From 08.00 daily

* Our gallery and exhibition spaces sometimes open late for exhibitions and special events. The Edmond J. Safra Court is occasionally closed for concerts and other special events.

Guided Tours
Our guided tours are returning on 05 July 2022.

 

Restaurants, cafés & shops

Learn more about our cafés and restaurants 


Dipna Anand Restaurant & Bar

Wednesday - Friday
Lunch 12.00 - 15.00
Dinner 18.00 - 22.00

Saturday
Brunch 10.00 - 16.00
Dinner 18.00 - 22.00

Sunday
Brunch 10.00 - 16.00


Pennethorne’s    
Open 11.00 – 22.00, Monday to Friday.


Spring
Dinner services run Wednesday to Saturday with reservations from 17.30 and the last reservation at 21.30.
Lunch services run Wednesday to Friday from 12.00 and the last reservation at 14.30.


WatchHouse
Offering indoor dining and a takeaway food and drinks service.
08.00 - 18.00 Mon - Wed
08.00 - 20.00 Thu & Fri
10.00 - 20.00 Sat
10.00 - 18.00 Sun


EAT TEN
Café offering indoor dining and a takeaway food and drinks service.
08.30 – 17.00 Mon - Fri 
10.00 – 17.00 Sat & Sun and bank holidays


Somerset House Shop, East Wing
Please note the shop is currently closed for refurbishment.

Tickets to our exhibitions and events must be booked in advance, online.


The Courtauld Gallery
The Courtauld Gallery has reopened its doors following the most significant modernisation project in its history.