The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

Venue Hire - Breakfasts

Hosting a breakfast event at the National Portrait Gallery is an inspiring way to captivate your guests in a unique setting. The diversity of spaces available for hire enables the Gallery to host a variety of events ranging from client focused entertaining with a private view of an exhibition, to talks and presentations in our Theatre and intimate seated breakfasts amongst our Permanent Collection. Exclusive breakfast hire is available on Monday – Friday before 10.00am from £1,250 + VAT per hour.

Rooms to hire

Ondaatje Wing Main Hall

Reception 200 guests

Lerner Galleries

Reception 400 guests

Balcony Gallery

Reception 80 guests

Victorian Galleries

Reception 200 guests

Tudor Galleries

Reception 80 guests

17th and 18th Century Galleries

Reception 400 guests

Regency in the Weldon Gallery

Reception 150 guests

Portrait Restaurant

Reception 150 guests

Ondaatje Wing Theatre

138 seat auditorium

For bookings or additional details, please contact

Vanessa Steel
Senior Event Manager
0207 3216643 (Type Talk: 18001)
[email protected]

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