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)

Dinner on Saturdays
Please be advised that reservations for Saturday evenings can only be made 6 weeks in advance. Entrance to The Portrait Restaurant on a Saturday evening after 18:00 would be 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.


Exhibition Ticket Packages

Enjoy your visit to the Gallery’s major exhibition Cézanne Portraits and combine your ticket with a 3 course meal inspired by Cézanne’s native region of Provence, served in the Portrait Restaurant. To book both your table and exhibition ticket, contact the Portrait Restaurant directly on 020 7312 2490 or email reservations@portraitrestaurants.com.

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Complimentary Glass of Wine

Present an exhibition ticket at the Portrait Restaurant and receive a complimentary selected 125ml glass of wine with each main course ordered (excludes pre‐theatre menu).

Offer valid 16 October 2017 – 11 February 2018, Thursday, Friday, Saturday evenings only.

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. The current menu includes Chocolate pot, salted caramel, Upside down rhubarb cake, Lemon meringue pie and Canelé, griottine, vanilla whipped cream. An excellent choice of tipples is available for those in a festive 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 sugar-crusted blueberry éclair, perfect with an espresso or cup of tea before heading home.