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Our Cafés

Enjoy some coffee and a cake in our Sunderland Hall Cafe
Enjoy a hearty meal or just catch up with friends at Claude's Restaurant
Enjoy a sharing platter for two
The Wessex Cafe is located Historic Hangars.
The perfect treat - delicious cookies from Wessex Cafe

When you need to refuel during your visit why not visit the Wessex Café in Historic Hangars? At this eatery you will find a variety of delicious home-made offerings to suit all tastes and pockets.

The Sunderland Café

An ideal stopping point for a cappuccino and a light snack situated next to our Sunderland Flying Boat in Hangar 1. Open throughout the day the Café has seating for 60 guests. To find the Sunderland Café, just walk through our Main Entrance and turn left. The café is directly opposite the Sunderland Flying Boat. 

Open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm every day throughout the summer holidays

Claude's Café

Named after Edwardian entrepreneur Claude Grahame-White, who founded the London Aerodrome on our site in the early 1900s, Claude's Café offers a full range of catering from light snacks to hearty lunches. Sit back and relax with a satisfying cappuccino or refreshing tea, and catch up with friends. 

Claude's Café is located just after the Museum's First World War in the Air exhibition in Hangar 2 and before our RAF in An Age of Uncertainty exhibition in Hangar 6. 

Open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm every day throughout the summer holidays.

Wessex Café

An ideal stopping point for a cappuccino and a light snack situated amongst the helicopters in Hangar 3. The Wessex Café is open throughout the day offering seating for up to 60 guests. To find the Wessex Café, just walk down the slight incline in front of our Lancaster Bomber 'S' For Sugar and turn left. The Café is directly opposite the Royal Wessex Helicopter. 

Open from 12:00 am to 4:00 pm at weekends.

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