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Monday to Wednesday 12.00 – 23.00
Thursday to Friday 12.00 – 23.30
Saturday 10.00 - 23.30
Sunday 10.00 – 18.00

Parabola, named after the iconic mid-century modern roof of the building housing the new look Design Museum is a bar café restaurant located within the museum, that is open to all, whether visiting the museum or not. Open from brunch through to dinner, seven days a week...

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Valentine Warner is a television chef and food writer. Originally trained as a portrait painter Valentine swapped the paintbrush for the spoon and spent nine years cooking with the likes of Alistair Little and Rose Cariana.

He came to fame with his ‘What to Eat Now’ series of television programs and accompanying books for the BBC. Today he is a regular contributor to the food and drink pages of many magazines and newspapers and is a partner in Hepple Gin.

Monday 6 February – Friday 31 March

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Parabola’s Private Room- situated on the second floor just off the main atrium and next to the restaurant is available to hire for drinks, receptions, dinners and other such gatherings. Designed by Universal Design Studio, and overlooking Holland Park, the private facility complements John Pawson’s original brief for the Design Museum. The versatile space is equally suitable for small events with just a handful of people to seated dinners for up to 26 people or drinks parties hosting a maximum of 45 guests.

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Valentine Warner on Sunday Brunch this Weekend

Look out for our current guest chef Valentine Warner on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch this week (Sunday 26 February 9.30am) where he'll be cooking one of the dishes from his Parabola menu.

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The museum that never closes is about to open. Opening 24 November 2016

The Design Museum is the world’s leading museum devoted to architecture and design...

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