Our Cafés

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Hendon Kitchen

Hendon Kitchen is clear for people to dine in!

Weather permitting, we would ask that as many people utilise our outdoor seating as much as possible but, should the weather not allow, the café has been set up to allow for people to eat in. We politely ask that no tables or chairs are repositioned and that, unless exempt, all customers wear a face mask at all times whilst in the café apart from when seated. To ensure the safety of our customers and team, please follow all signage within the café. Our floor stickers are in place to guide you through the café during your visit, please respect the 2 metre rule at all times and only pick up items that you would like to buy. Please ask any of our team members for support or guidance should you need help.

Hendon Kitchen 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.

Weekdays Only: 10.00am – 5.00pm every day 

Weekends and School Holidays: Open 11.00am - 4.00pm each day


The Sunderland Café

Open Weekends and Holidays only

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 30 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 10:00am – 5:00pm (4:30pm - 5:00pm Takeaway Service Only)

The Wessex Café

Closed until further notice

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.

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.