Café Serai is the perfect place to enjoy the aromas and flavors of the Himalayas during your Museum visit. Café Serai is open to the public during Museum hours and does not require an admission ticket.
View the Café Serai menu.
On Friday nights Café Serai becomes the K2 Lounge, featuring top DJs and happy hour runs from 6:00 to 7:00 PM with 2-for-1 beer, wine, and well drinks.
Enjoy the Museum’s celebrated music series, including Naked Soul and Rhythms of India, join a guided tour for exploration and conversation, or watch a classic movie with a drink in hand. Museum admission is free every Friday night from 6:00 to 10:00 PM.
Groups and Reservations
With advance notice, groups of 10 or more can reserve tables at Café Serai for lunch, on Wednesday evenings for Himalayan Happy Hour, or on Friday nights in the K2 Lounge.
Planning a group visit in the galleries? Add lunch to your itinerary and arrive at Café Serai with your reserved section ready and waiting for your guests. Avoid the line at the counter by pre-ordering platters from the group menu.
K2 Lounge (Friday nights, 6:00–10:00 PM)
With a top-tier lounge DJ setting the vibe, Friday nights at the K2 Lounge are perfect for social clubs, meetups, birthday celebrations, alumni gatherings, and corporate entertaining—groups both large and small From table reservations for 10 guests to large lounge areas with standing room for groups of 200 or more, we’ll help you organize a perfect gathering at the Rubin.
For group reservations please fill out our request form and we will get back to you shortly. All reservations are subject to availability.
Café Serai is also available for private and corporate event space rentals.