Kitchen and bar

Serving a family friendly menu of British classics with stunning views

Opening times

Sunday to Thursday 10.00–17.30

Friday to Saturday 10.00–21.30

Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

© Rory Gardiner

Pull up a stool at the bar, or enjoy a menu of high quality in our Kitchen and Bar Restaurant. We offer bar snacks and lunch options or hearty dinners with desserts and cheese. With an exciting wine list focusing on innovative producers, we also provide carefully selected wine recommendations to complement every meal. You can also find craft beers, ciders, cocktails and delicious loose-leaf teas to help you drink in the views.

Available for hire for corporate and private events.


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Artist commission

A new wall painting by Arturo Herrera (born Venezuela 1959) has been unveiled in Tate Modern’s Kitchen & Bar. Herrera has used a wide range of techniques and media to explore his enduring interest in abstraction. His forms may be derived from cutting up and painstakingly rearranging images found in popular culture or be entirely abstract in origin.

For this commission, Herrera uses a combination of large solid shapes to ‘reflect the energy of Tate Modern as a fluid space where things are never static. The colours, dark and light blue bring an alert calmness to the space while being expansive and open-ended … The colour blue also brings to mind both water and sky and that is distinctly evident at Tate Modern with the River Thames in front of the building and the open sky all around.’ (Arturo Herrera writing in May 2016)

The artwork was created with funds provided by Dasha and William Shenkman in memory of their mother, Belle Shenkman, 1928-1995, patron of the arts.

Courtesy of the artist and Thomas Dane Gallery

Large scale wall painting with blue paint

Arturo Herrera, Half-time 2016, Courtesy of the artist
Joe Humphrys, Tate Photography © Tate 2016 

Opening times

Sunday to Thursday 10.00–17.30

Friday to Saturday 10.00–21.30

Our kitchen is open:

Monday to Thursday 12.00–15.00
Friday to Saturday 12.00–21.15
Sunday 12.00–16.30

If the Kitchen and Bar is closed, alternatively you can book a table at our Restaurant on Level 9


Level 6

Tate Modern
London SE1 9TG
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