Portrait Restaurant and Bar

Portrait Restaurant and Bar

Portrait Restaurant and Bar

Welcome to the Portrait Restaurant and Bar, one of London's most desirable dining venues

Breathtaking by day and dramatic by night, the Portrait Restaurant's celebrated view stretches from Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square down Whitehall to the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye.


How to book

To reserve your table please book below or call 020 7312 2490. The Portrait Restaurant and Gallery spaces are all available for exclusive hire.

To reserve your table please use booking tool on the right or call 020 7312 2490. The Portrait Restaurant and Gallery spaces are all available for exclusive hire.

Terms and Conditions

Portrait Restaurant opening hours

Brunch: Monday-Sunday, 10:00-11:30
Lunch: Monday-Sunday, 11:45-15:00
Afternoon Tea: Monday-Sunday, 15:30-16:30
Pre Theatre: Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings, 17:30-18:30 2 courses - £19.95 per person or 3 courses - £23.50 per person
Dinner: Thursday, Friday & Saturday 18:30 - 20:00 (last order 20.30 and building closure time 22.30)

Lates menu

Dinner on Thursdays and Saturdays
Please be advised that reservations for Thursday and Saturday evenings can only be made 6 weeks in advance. Entrance to The Portrait Restaurant on Thursday & Saturday evenings after 18.00 is via Orange Street (see map).

Terms and Conditions

Restaurant Vouchers

Delight friends, family and colleagues by introducing them to your favourite Gallery restaurant and its superb rooftop views. A Portrait Restaurant gift voucher makes a delectable present, company incentive or raffle prize. Choose a champagne afternoon tea for two, or a general restaurant voucher for your preferred denomination.


Afternoon Tea

Looking for a special afternoon tea venue? At Portrait Restaurant, where afternoon tea is served daily, you can relax and enjoy an unparalleled view including Nelson in Trafalgar Square, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye, a cheering situation whatever the weather.

Our set tea features a generous range of savouries, freshly baked scones with jam and clotted cream, and seasonally changing fancies crafted by our pastry chefs. Enjoy Queen of Hearts jammie dodgers, rhubarb and custard eclairs, chocolate and pistachio pinwheels and more. An excellent choice of tipples is available for those in a particularly celebratory mood.

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Just a cuppa?

The Portrait Café, is on Floor -3, is a cosy sky-lit spot for light meals and scrumptious cakes, fine teas and hand-roasted coffees. Treat yourself to our famous shortbread or round brownies, perfect with an espresso or cup of tea before heading home.