SECONDS FROM TRAFALGAR SQUARE, WITHIN THE WORLD FAMOUS NATIONAL GALLERY, LIES A MENU THAT SHOWCASES THE VERY BEST OF BRITISH PRODUCE AND ARTISAN SUPPLIERS.

The National Dining Rooms at the National Gallery offer stunning views over Trafalgar Square whilst creating an escape from the busy city below. Our chefs celebrate and transform the finest British regional produce into exquisite modern dishes that represent the best of Britain’s abundant food treasures. The National Dining Rooms is the perfect place for an indulgent and unhurried lunch. For brunch or a snack, our cosy café area is the place to grab a Peyton and Byrne tea or coffee and a freshly-made British cake. For a more leisurely treat, drop by from 3pm for our famous National Afternoon Tea, a lavish spread of sandwiches, scones and cakes served with tea or champagne.

Alternatively the restaurant offers decadent surroundings for a leisurely lunch surrounded by the world’s most famous pieces of art creating ideal surroundings to discuss your favourite pieces from the galleries below.


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Opening Hours & Reservations
Call Us: 020 7747 2525 

Monday – Sunday 10.00 – 17.00
Fridays 10.00 – 21.00
Afternoon Tea 14.30 – 16.30