The National Dining Rooms in the National Gallery – run by renowned restauranteur, Oliver Peyton - is the perfect place to soak up London’s arts and dining scenes in one go. With the Christmas lights already in place across the capital, visiting fits perfectly into a bigger day.
Open Monday to Thursday from 10am – 6pm and until 9pm on Fridays, The National Dining Rooms offers a delicious all-day dining menu to be enjoyed in the stylish self-service restaurant.
The menu includes warming breakfasts and uplifting lunches, wholesome salads, sandwiches and snacks. Of course, gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options are readily available.
Menus at the National Dining Rooms
Creative dishes offer modern and healthy dining, with breakfast options starting from just £3.50, with favourites such as freshly baked muffins, home-made granola bowls with seasonal berries.
For lunch, guests can choose from both the cold and hot counters with mains from £5.50 including grilled seasonal vegetable salads; smashed avocado and chilli sandwiches on bread baked fresh that morningartisan pizzas; and Sussex charmer and Berkshire ham toasties.
If you’re bringing little culture vultures along with you, why not enjoy individually-portioned, stone-baked pizzas: from £6.50 for a rustic margherita and £8.50 for salami options.
Why Visit the National Dining Rooms
The National Gallery houses one of the greatest collections of paintings in the world, including artworks by Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Claude Monet. There are also exceptional exhibitions across the year.
Offering the perfect escape from London’s commotion, the National Gallery is a mainstay of the global art scene.
So, whether you’re visiting the latest exhibition in the gallery or simply looking for a laid-back lunch spot, the National Dining Rooms restaurant offers delicious modern European menus alongside new, stunning interiors that reflect the sophistication of the National Gallery