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Hire the Portrait Restaurant

Third Floor

With its dramatic panoramic windows that look down  Whitehall taking in Nelson’s column and the London Eye, the Portrait Restaurant is a stunning setting in which to entertain.

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Reception 150 guests
Dinner 90 guests

Hire fee

Reception from £9,250
Dinner from £13,000

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For bookings or additional details, please contact

Christina Gardener
Events Manager
Phone us 0207 321 6613 (Type Talk: 18001)
Email us [email protected]

National Portrait Gallery St Martin's Place London WC2H 0HE