LOCATED IN THE MAGNIFICENT NATIONAL GALLERY, THE NATIONAL CAFÉ IS ONE OF THE MOST CHARMING & ELEGANT RESTAURANTS IN LONDON...

Offering all day brunch (from 9.30am - 5pm) to exhibition-inspired pre theatre dinners. Join us for dinner any night of the week and delve into our menu of British and modern European dishes. Our head chef is truly passionate about quality British ingredients and sources all our meat, fish, dairy and veg directly from artisan producers. Our location makes us a great choice for quick pre-theatre meals, but we’re best enjoyed when you have time to soak up our lovely surroundings and wine list.


Our more casual 'Grab and Go' area from 8am every weekday morning (9am at the weekends) and offers a breakfast menu complete with freshly baked pastries, avocado on sourdough toast and classic bacon buttys. We also make a great lunch destination away from the bustle and clamor of London’s shopping and sightseeing, and our quintessentially English afternoon teas are hard to beat – the perfect slice of vintage West End indulgence.


Our Grab and Go is a self-service area - the perfect pitstop for those on the go - offers coffee, tea and a superb selection of sandwiches, salads and indulgent cakes!

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Opening Times

Monday – Thursday 9.30am–8.30pm
Friday – 9.30am–10pm
Saturday – Sunday 9.30am–6pm

*Grab and Go open from 8am (9am on weekends) and closes at 6pm (9pm on Fridays)
 

Private Dining

Our private dining room, the Trafalgar Room, offers a stylish space for breakfast meetings, special lunches or dinners, drinks and canapés for up to 24 guests seated and 40 standing.

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