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The Whitechapel Refectory

Café by day, wine bar by night, The Whitechapel Refectory is brought to you by Luke Wilson and Cameron Emirali, the duo behind 10 Greek Street.

A seasonal daytime menu features a delicious selection of salads, sandwiches and cakes, as well as hot dishes.

The Whitechapel Refectory Menu

* Please note our menu changes daily. This is a sample menu.


Walnut & raisin toast with grapefruit marmalade…£3

Homemade muesli with yoghurt & berry compote & honey…£4.50



Tomato & taleggio croissant…£4 (v)

Salt beef, cream cheese, watercress & pickles bagel…£6

Smoked mackerel, cream cheese, watercress & radish bagel…£6
Ham, egg mayonnaise, tomato, baby gem roll…£6

Aubergine, basil, piquillo pepper, raddichio & mozzarella roll…£6



Chickpeas, sundried tomato, courgettes & red onion…£5                                                                     Aubergine, pomegranate molasses, lentils, butternut squash & pumpkin seeds…£5

Pea & mint soup & yoghurt…£5

Chorizo, fried egg on sourdough…£7

Caponata, mozzarella & crisp bread…£8

Salmon fillet, raddichio, fennel & boiled egg…£10



Croissant/Pain au chocolate/Pain au raisin…£2/2.30


Apricot & coconut slice…£3

Cookies – choc chip, peanut butter…£3


Carrot cake…£3.50

Peach frangipane…£3.50

Portuguese tart…£2



Lates offer

Start the weekend early with our Lates free drink offer:

Book a ticket for Is This Tomorrow? for entry 6pm – 8.30pm on Thursdays and Fridays and get a free drink in The Whitechapel Refectory. Free drinks included in the offer are: glass of red wine, white wine or prosecco, Braybrooke lager, Pressure Drop ale or a soft drink.
Find out more.

Opening times

Please note our cafe bar will be closed for refurbishment between 27 December 2019 to 1 January 2020

The cafe bar will reopen on 2 January 2020

The Whitechapel Refectory

Tuesday – Sunday: 10.30am–6pm
Monday: Closed

After Hours 

Thursday: 6-late

Whitechapel Gallery
77-82 Whitechapel High St
London E1 7QX

T: +44 (0)20 7522 7896
E: refectory@whitechapelgallery.org

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