National Portrait Gallery

St Martins Place, London, WC2H 0HE

National Portrait Gallery

St Martins Place, London, WC2H 0HE

Enjoy a simply stunning afternoon tea experience in London with Afternoon Tea at The Portrait Restaurant, located on the top floor of The National Portrait Gallery. Housed above one of the finest collection of portraits in the world, The Portrait Restaurant really is a very special space.

The views from this elegant restaurant are simply unbeatable, with a wall of windows overlooking Trafalgar Square, Whitehall, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. Operated by Searcy’s, well known for their first class quality in every aspect, The Portrait Restaurant boasts a smart interior with a sleek and contemporary design of light woods and cool red leather banquettes.

Information about your visit

Tea Times
Monday3.30pm - 4.30pm
Tuesday3.30pm - 4.30pm
Wednesday3.30pm - 4.30pm
Thursday3.30pm - 4.30pm
Friday3.30pm - 4.30pm
Saturday3.30pm - 4.30pm
Sunday3.30pm - 4.30pm
Menus & Pricing

Afternoon tea prices start from £29.50 per person.

Afternoon Tea

Cucumber and horseradish on buttermilk bread
Free range egg mayonnaise and mustard cress sandwich
Severn & Wye smoked salmon, chives, cream cheese bagel
Honey and English mustard glazed gammon, seeded spelt


Sultana scones, strawberry jam, Cornish clotted cream


Mini iced fruit cake
Chilled coconut rice pudding, mango
Battenburg cake
Blood orange macaron

Tea & infusions

£29.50 per person
£39.50 per person with a glass of Chapel Down English sparkling rose wine

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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