Café Portrait Afternoon Tea

1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

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Café Portrait

1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

The magnificent building that is the Scottish National Portrait Gallery on Queen Street is a marvel in itself, let alone its collection of world-class paintings and photography. Our ground floor counter-service café here combines sleek contemporary styling with a high church-like ceiling and wonderfully gothic windows. Sit surrounded by light and art or choose a table in the Snug – a smaller area a little more tucked away.

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It's easy to book a table online using our booking widget below. Book the lunch session for afternoon tea and specify 'Afternoon Tea' in the special requests box. You'll receive instant email confirmation of your booking.


Information about your visit

Tea Times
Monday2.30pm - 3.30pm
Tuesday2.30pm - 3.30pm
Wednesday2.30pm - 3.30pm
Thursday2.30pm - 3.30pm
Friday2.30pm - 3.30pm
Saturday2.30pm - 3.30pm
Sunday2.30pm - 3.30pm
Menus & Pricing

Afternoon tea prices start from £17.50 per person.

Afternoon Tea

Our afternoon tea cake stand is stacked with gourmet sandwiches, homemade scones with lashings of cream and jam, along with a fabulous assortment of freshly made savoury and sweet treats plus a pot of loose leaf tea

£17.50 per person | £30.00 for two people

Please note that menus are subject to change. All prices and offers are subject to change by the venue unless stated on your booking confirmation.

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