The Portrait Restaurant

 
 
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National Portrait Gallery, Soho, St Martin's Place, London WC2H 0EP
 
 
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Sat to Wed 11:45 - 14:45, Thu & Fri 11:45 - 14:45 & 17:30 - 20:30
 
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Main Courses £11-£23
 

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The Portrait RestaurantHoused on top of the National Portrait Gallery, the Portrait Restaurant boasts panoramic views across Trafalgar Square and the London Eye, making it a convenient but impressive pit stop after a trip to the gallery. The restaurant reopened in February 2015 following a month-long refurbishment and now has an airy new interior designed by Linda Turner. An elegant stone and bronze bar provides the focal point while charcoal and grey banquettes are alongside bronze accents and lighting to make it both modern and welcoming. The menu has been designed by culinary director Helena Puolakka (formerly of Aubergine, Pierre Gagnaire and Skylon) and head chef Steve Beadle (ex-River Café) and features a number of dishes that celebrate British produce from land and sea. Guests can expect to feast on Middle White pork, Hereford beef, Selsey lobster and Ashdown Forest venison.

 

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Young People's Private View BP Portrait Award: Next Generation (Ages 14-19)Young People's Private View BP Portrait Award: Next Generation (Ages 14-19)Join an after-hours viewing of the exhibition.2015-08-04T18:30:00+01002015-08-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
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Young People's Private View BP Portrait Award: Next Generation (Ages 14-19)
BP Portrait Award 2015BP Portrait Award 2015BP Portrait Award 2015Three artists have been shortlisted for first prize at the 2015 BP Portrait Award: Matan Ben-Cnaan for Annabelle and Guy; Michael Gaskell for Eliza; and Borja Buces Renard for My Mother and My Brother on a Sunday Evening. Returning to the National Portrait Gallery for its 36th year the highly successful annual open competition, which attracted 2015-08-04T00:00:00+01002015-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  18th June to 20th September 2015
VENUE  National Portrait Gallery 
Three artists have been shortlisted for first prize at the 2015 BP Portrait Award: Matan Ben-Cnaan for Annabelle and Guy; Michael Gaskell for Eliza; and Borja Buces Renard for My Mother and My Brother on a Sunday Evening. Returning to the National Portrait Gallery for its 36th year the highly successful annual open competition, which attracted ... More about this event
 
Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon Marking 65 years since Audrey Hepburn performed at renowned West End nightclub Ciro's - the space now occupied by the National Portrait Gallery's public Archive - NPG presents a major photography exhibition on the film star. Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon will follow Hepburn's rise to fame, from her early years in Holland to becoming a stage 2015-08-04T00:00:00+01002015-10-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES  2nd July to 18th October 2015
VENUE  National Portrait Gallery 
Marking 65 years since Audrey Hepburn performed at renowned West End nightclub Ciro's - the space now occupied by the National Portrait Gallery's public Archive - NPG presents a major photography exhibition on the film star. Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon will follow Hepburn's rise to fame, from her early years in Holland to becoming a stage ... More about this event
 
Lunchtime Lecture: Six Degrees Of SeparationLunchtime Lecture: Six Degrees Of SeparationWith the photographer, Kate Peters.2015-08-06T13:15:00+01002015-08-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Lunchtime Lecture: Six Degrees Of Separation
Guest DJ: Richard OsborneGuest DJ: Richard OsborneDJ Richard Osborne combines many genres of music within his set to create a response to the temporary exhibitions within the gallery.2015-08-06T18:00:00+01002015-08-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Guest DJ: Richard Osborne
Conversation: Queer PerspectivesConversation: Queer PerspectivesWith the resident artist, Sadie Lee.2015-08-06T19:00:00+01002015-08-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Conversation: Queer Perspectives
Snowden: Sir DuoSnowden: Sir DuoThe award-winning violin and guitar duo presents its own transcriptions and compositions.2015-08-07T18:30:00+01002015-08-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Snowden: Sir Duo
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In DrawingWith artist Grace Adam.2015-08-07T18:30:00+01002015-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Drop-In Drawing
Weekend Workshop BP Portrait Award 2015Weekend Workshop BP Portrait Award 2015Create a portrait of a model.2015-08-08T11:00:00+01002015-08-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
On Soon
Weekend Workshop BP Portrait Award 2015
Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait AwardExhibition Tour: BP Portrait AwardSee a selection of the year's best portraits.2015-08-13T19:30:00+01002015-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait Award
 

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    Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part Three
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    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

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    Let It Be
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    Theatre | Until 27th September 2015 

    Garrick Theatre 1 minute walk from The Portrait Restaurant

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    Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
    Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
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    BP Portrait Award 2015
    BP Portrait Award 2015
    Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

    National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from The Portrait Restaurant

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    Young People's Private View BP Portrait Award: Next Generation (Ages 14-19)
    Kids Events | On 4th August 2015 

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    Titian: Diana And Actaeon: Talk
    Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2015 

    National Gallery 1 minute walk from The Portrait Restaurant

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    Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames
    Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    National Gallery 1 minute walk from The Portrait Restaurant

    For once it's the frames that take centre stage in this free exhibition in Room 1 of Level 2 at ...More

     
    Soundscapes
    Soundscapes
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    National Gallery 1 minute walk from The Portrait Restaurant

    Bringing together music and art, Soundscapes sees a number of acclaimed musicians and sound artists create pieces in response to ...More

     
    Talking Tuesday: Investigating Paintings (Under 5s)
    Kids Events | Until 11th August 2015 

    National Gallery 1 minute walk from The Portrait Restaurant

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    The Mentalists
    The Mentalists
    Theatre | Until 26th September 2015 

    Wyndham's Theatre 1 minute walk from The Portrait Restaurant

    Stephen Merchant makes his West End debut opposite Steffan Rhodri in Richard Bean's darkly comic two-hander about friends Ted and ...More

     
     
     
     
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