Restaurants near National Portrait Gallery  

 
 
ADDRESS
, St Martin's Place, WC2H 0HE
 
 
OPENING TIMES
Last admission is 45 mins before the Gallery closes.
 
PRICES
Free. Special exhibitions prices vary.
 
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
140 Irving Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high-quality, fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy... More
 
 
 
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National Gallery Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery
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National Dining Rooms
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery
The National Gallery's National Dining Rooms restaurant won Time Out's Best British Restaurant Award in 2007 for good reasons - they do all sorts of... More
 
 
 
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The Portrait Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery
Housed on top of the National Portrait Gallery, the Portrait Restaurant boasts panoramic views across Trafalgar Square and the London Eye, making it a convenient... More
 
 
 
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Les Deux Salons
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
40-42 William IV Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Set over two glorious floors in the heart of Theatreland, Les Deux Salons is an all-day French Brasserie. The grand interior has a beautiful, ornately... More
 
 
 
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Notes - Trafalgar Square
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
31 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Coffee-cum-wine-bar Notes occupies a great spot close to Trafalgar Square and Leicester Square in what was a record shop of more than 15... More
 
 
 
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Gaby's
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
30 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
A friendly, efficient deli-come-diner which serves a range of meals encompassing the cooking styles of the Middle East, Greece and Italy. The plastic menu photo-cards... More
 
 
 
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J Sheekey
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
St Martin's Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Historic fish and seafood restaurant first opened in 1896. For fish and seafood dishes served with simplicity and style J Sheekey is unrivalled in London. Hidden... More
 
 
 
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J Sheekey Atlantic Bar
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
St Martin's Court, Charing Cross, WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Sister to the legendary J Sheekey next door, J Sheekey Atlantic Bar is a more informal proposition, serving seasonal sharing plates of fish and shellfish,... More
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
450 The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and... More
 
 
 
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Hazuki
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
43 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
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Asia de Cuba
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
The venue is chic and dominated by fat, cylindrical pillars, each quirkily adorned with a different element. Situated within Morgans Hotel Group's fashionable St Martins... More
 
 
 
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Asia de Cuba
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
The venue is chic and dominated by fat, cylindrical pillars, each quirkily adorned with a different element. Situated within Morgans Hotel Group's fashionable St Martins... More
 
 
 
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Lupita - Central
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
13 - 15 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Inspired by a modest charcoal grill which drew crowds from all over Mexico City, Lupita is the London manifestation of this 'charcoal taco' haven. Blending... More
 
 
 
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Thai Pot
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
1 Bedfordbury, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Cheap, cheerful and tasty - Thai Pot is ideal for a lunch, pre-theatre dinner or a bite between pints. Don't go expecting stellar service, plenty... More
 
 
 
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Green Man & French Horn
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
54 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
The two men behind the highly successful Terroirs group, Ed Wilson and Oli Barker, have come to Covent Garden with the Green Man & French... More
 
 
 
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Terroirs Wine Bar
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
5 William IV Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Tucked away in an inauspicious sunken level location between The Strand and Covent Garden, Terroirs is a real gem of a wine bar and bistro.... More
 
 
 
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Massimo Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
10 Northumberland Avenue, 10 Northumberland avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Adding another notch to his London portfolio, David Collins has designed the exquisite Massimo restaurant within the grand 5 star Corinthia Hotel London in Whitehall... More
 
 
 
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Barrafina Adelaide Street
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
10 Adelaide Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
After a five year wait, restaurateurs Sam and Eddie Hart open the second branch of Barrafina, this time occupying a corner site on Adelaide Street... More
 
 
 
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Tandoor Chop House
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
8 Adelaide Street, WC2N | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
North Indian communal eatery meets classic British chop house in Tandoor Chop House , brought to us by... More
 
 
 
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Giovanni's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
10 Goodwin's Court, St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Some restaurants are supposed to be a secret. You find them, you tell your friends and you hope that no-one else finds out. Giovanni's is... More
 
 
 
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Mint Leaf Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Mint Leaf is huge. There's a crowded cocktail bar giving on to two large dining rooms. Low lighting, solid wood furniture and delightfully squishy seats... More
 
 
 
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Brumus
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Haymarket Hotel, 1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
From the same group who brought us the media trendy Charlotte Street Hotel and the Soho Hotel comes the Haymarket Hotel – and its in-house... More
 
 
 
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FuLuShou
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
5 - 6 Leicester Square, The Casino at The Empire, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Pan-Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
32 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks... More
 
 
 
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Prezzo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Kinghouse, 8 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
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Browns Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
82 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Part of a major chain, Browns serves the usual modern European fare. Steak frites, pastas and the like. Usually reliable in a Bridget Jonesey, girls-night-out... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
80 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
77 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors.... More
 
 
 
 
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Giovanni Da Rimini
Giovanni Da Rimini
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

Giovanni da Rimini: An Early 14th-Century Masterpiece Reunited at the National Gallery invites visitors to learn about a key moment ...More

 
Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic
Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

Chris Ofili, the artist who famously won the Turner Prize in 1998 using elephant dung on his paintings, unveils ...More

 
Gangsta Granny
Gangsta Granny
Theatre | Until 3rd September 2017 

Garrick Theatre 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

Neil Foster adapts the popular children's book Gangsta Granny by David Walliams for the stage in 2017. Transferring to the ...More

 
Unquiet Spirits Tour Launch And Talk With Bonnie MacBird
Exhibitions | On 26th July 2017 

Westminster Reference Library 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

Unquiet Spirits - A Sherlock Holmes Adventure
Exhibitions | On 26th July 2017 

Westminster Reference Library 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th August 2017 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by Jim Steinman based on Meat Loaf's 1977 album, about a rebellious youth ...More

 
David Shrigley: Really Good
David Shrigley: Really Good
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2017 

Trafalgar Square 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery

The seven-metre-high bronze sculpture of a hand giving a disproportionately long thumbs up, which has the same dark patina as ...More

 
Lady Day At Emerson's Bar & Grill
Lady Day At Emerson's Bar & Grill
Theatre | Until 9th September 2017 

Wyndham's Theatre 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery

Audra McDonald reprises her Tony Award-winning role as Billie Holiday and makes her West End debut in Lanie Robertson's musical ...More

 
Queen Anne
Queen Anne
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Haymarket Theatre Royal 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery

Romola Garai stars as Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough alongside Emma Cunniffe as Queen Anne in the West End transfer of ...More

 
99 Club Leicester Square
Comedy | On 26th July 2017 

Ruby Blue 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery

Popular stand-up with Tom Allen, Ivo Graham and Nathan Caton....More

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The CoffeeWorks Project
Drinking 

An independent family run business The CoffeeWorks Project showcases seasonal Single Origin brewed coffee and espresso, often with six or more variations (including decaf) to sample....More

The Jump Off
The Jump Off
Concerts | On 31st August 

Scala

The Jump Off returns to London this August after a three-year hiatus. Taking place at ...More

 
Freakscene
Dining 

Miso grilled black cod taco on the new Scott Hallsworth menu at Freakscene....More

A Battle of the Bubbles: English Sparkling vs French Champagne
A Battle of the Bubbles: English Sparkling vs French Champagne
Foodie Events | On 1st August 

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Mint Gun Club
Mint Gun Club
Dining 

Specialising in delicious apeĢritifs, globally-inspired cocktails, fine teas and exotic delicacies....More

 
James Cochran N1
James Cochran N1
Dining 

Second restaurant from James Cochran, former chef at the two Michelin starred The Ledbury, this ...More

 
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Seasonal | From 4th August 

Sartoria

In the heart of Mayfair, Sartoria's sunny terrace ...More

 
Bang Bang Oriental
Bang Bang Oriental
Dining 

London's biggest Asian foodhall. Over 20 food kiosks, bubble tea and seating for up to ...More

 
Percolate Open Air
Percolate Open Air
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th July 

Three Mills Island

After hosting parties in some of London's best clubs over the past five years, the ...More

 
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The Coal Shed
Dining 

The team behind The Coal Shed and The Salt Room in Brighton go from coast ...More

 
Lucky & Joy
Lucky & Joy
Dining 

From the co-founder of The Art of Dining, Chinese pop-up Lucky & Joy comes to ...More

 
The Grand Cork Experiment
Exhibitions | From 28th July 

15 Bateman Street

Renowned for their quirky and immersive events, sensory food experts Bompas & Parr have collaborated with the Portuguese Cork Association to present The Grand Cork Experiment. An immersive wine tasting like no other, it will ...More

Pique-Nique
Dining 

From the owner of Casse-Croûte across the road comes a French cafe style restaurant full of French bistro classics cooked on the rotisserie....More

Shakespeare's Telling Tales
Kids Events | From 28th July 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

This week, Shakespeare's Globe hosts a weekend-long festival celebrating the joy of storytelling. Shakespeare's Telling Tales will include everything from talks with leading children's authors to practical workshops ...More

Pitch Stratford
Pitch Stratford
Dining 

Brand new for summer 2017, Pitch Stratford is an open air space in the heart ...More

 
Food For Being Looked At
Food For Being Looked At
Exhibitions | From 27th July 

Photographers' Gallery

A new exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new ...More

 
The Great Eight Phantoms - A Rolls-Royce Exhibition
The Great Eight Phantoms - A Rolls-Royce Exhibition
Exhibitions | From 29th July 

Bonhams

This summer, renowned auctioneers Bonhams present an exhibition ...More

 
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Sporting Events | On 14th September 

Merchant Square

Reviving the '90s TV show Gladiators comes to Merchant Square for one day only, challenging ...More

 
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Theatre | From 28th July 

Lyric Hammersmith

A playful re-telling of Roald Dahl's popular tale, Fantastic Mr Fox, by Maria Aberg who ...More

 
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