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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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Upcoming calendar of events: June at Parabola

Click below to find out more about our exciting upcoming Guest Chef Series at Parabola this June. The programme features a range of dinners from those inspired by California and Rowley Leigh, as well events in collaboration with Alistair Little and Kricket London.

To book please book online here or call 0207 940 8795

Click here to view our June calendar

14 - 17 June: California Bourguigonne
Rowley Leigh and Willie Lebus present Californian Chardonny & Pinot Noir through a series of wine tastings & dinners.

19-22 June: Last Supper with Alastair Little
As part of London Food Month, Alastair Little cooks & says farewell to Blighty.

26 - 30 June: 1987 and all that
The year that launched the London Food Revolution. Dishes from River Café, Bibendum & Kensington Place.

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.

Please view our private dining pack here

For more information please contact our events team on

Now Booking: Alastair Little: 'The Last Suppers' Monday 19- Thursday 22 June

In 1985 a restaurant on Frith Street in Soho was opened by a man named Alastair Little. His eponymous restaurant was quietly revolutionary: no tablecloths, bare floor boards, a view into the kitchen and a twice daily changing menu of Mediterranean inspired dishes set it apart from the average eatery

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The museum that never closes opened in Kensington on 24 November 2016

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

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