We are proud to provide an excellent food and beverage service in Modern Life Cafe.

We can be found in the beautiful glass fronted part of the museum. We boast a premium brasserie/deli and bar area serving high quality drinks, brunch, lunch, salads and gourmet sandwiches. We offer a choice of delicious, freshly prepared and home-made hot meals. Our food has a strong emphasis of local and seasonal produce.

Table service is available for business lunches. The venue makes a magnificent setting to host corporate events, group visits, weddings, location filming, studio workshops and more. 


We are situated within the Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts.

Opening times

Currently closed due to COVID-19.


You can see the weekly menu on the Sainsbury Centre website

Payment options

We accept contactless, cash and card payments.

Allergen information

We offer drinks and snacks that cater to a variety of dietary and allergy requirements. Please ask a member of staff for further information.


We are situated on the ground floor for easy accessibility. Please speak to a member of staff for any other accessibility needs.