Whether you’re visiting the Museum, or simply looking for a delicious lunch in Wantage, you’re welcome to our spacious Museum Café, where you’ll find freshly prepared breakfasts, delicious lunches, a roast dinner on Wednesdays, and our famous coffee cake!

Our food is also available to take away.

All café purchases help support the museum.


Got a question? Contact us at cafe@valeanddownlandmuseum.org.uk

The Museum hosts a number of regular craft and book groups in the Café. No charge is made to attend but we encourage users to make a purchase in the Café.

Opening Times

The Museum and Café are open Monday – Saturday 9.30am-4pm & Sunday 1.30pm – 4pm (closed on Bank Holidays).

Breakfast is served until 11am.

Last lunch orders are taken at 1.45pm.

Lighter bites, cakes, and drinks can be ordered until 3.30pm.

Take a look at our Menu

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