Food & drink

The Ri's Café is the perfect place to relax with a coffee or a glass of wine.

  • Cafe
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  • Muffins

    Ri Cafe

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  • Chef preparing food on plates


    Credit: Royal Institution
  • Burger and onion rings
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  • Bowl of soup
    Credit: Royal Institution

The café is currently closed until further notice due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.


Our brand new Café is now open offering seasonal produce, serving a selection of sandwiches, freshly baked pastries and Ottolenghi-style salads, plus hot and cold beverages.

View the Café food and drinks menu.

Opening times

The Ri and its Café is open to the public and members alike. Members enjoy 10% discount on all food and drink

Monday - Friday:  9.00am to 5.00pm


Planned closures:

No planned closures


Atrium café

21 Albemarle Street

London W1S 4BS

t: +44 (0)20 7409 2992

Venue hire

A memorable location for any corporate or private event, the Royal Institution boasts exquisite event spaces to suit large conferences, meetings, drinks receptions and weddings. You can also take advantage of our exclusive hire package which provides enhanced branding opportunities and complete privacy within our central London location.

Venue hire at the Royal Institution is run by the organisation's commercial arm, RiGB Ltd. The key purpose of venue hire within the Ri is to raise funds and awareness for the charity. All of RiGB Ltd's income is donated to the Royal Institution.


Café menu

Ri Venue Hire

Find out more about hiring the Ri venue and the range of exclusive packages on offer.


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