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Monday to Friday 12.00 – 22.30
Saturday 11.30 - 22.30
Sunday 11.30 – 17.00

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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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

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Rowley Leigh appointed Chef Patron at Parabola and the Design Museum

We are delighted to announce Rowley Leigh’s appointment as Chef Patron at Parabola. Rowley has maintained a close relationship with the Design Museum since its move to the stunning John Pawson building and re-opening in November, as our most successful chef as part of the Guest Chef Series...

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