National Portrait Gallery

Premium Member
Main Entrance
Contact Us

Enquire about this venue


From the eminent individuals that adorn the Gallery's walls to the dedicated Events Team who work with you to plan your function, the National ...


From the eminent individuals that adorn the Gallery's walls to the dedicated Events Team who work with you to plan your function, the National Portrait Gallery is the perfect host for your special event. The spectacular spaces available for hire offer a wide range of options for clients from the contemporary to the classic, displaying a collection that encompasses art, biography, history and fame.

The Events Team will work with you to achieve maximum impact according to your budget. This inspirational setting coupled with our list of approved creative suppliers will ensure your event will be one to remember.

This content has been supplied by National Portrait Gallery

Room layouts

Room Style Capacity
Balcony Gallery (First Floor)
Reception 80
Private dining 120
Banqueting 120
C17th and C18th Galleries (Second Floor)
Reception 400
Private dining 230
Banqueting 100
Lerner Contemporary Galleries (Ground Floor)
Reception 400
Banqueting 100
Portrait Restaurant (Third Floor)
Reception 200
Dinner/Dance 100
Banqueting 100
Regency in the Weldon Galleries (Second Floor for
Reception 150
Banqueting 100
The Ondaatje Wing Lecture Theatre (Upper Basement
Tiered 150
Theatre 150
Tudor Galleries (Second Floor)
Reception 80
Victorian Galleries ( First Floor)
Reception 200
Banqueting 120


Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Special dietary requirements catered for
Staff available to assist
Staff disability awareness trained
Wheelchairs available free of charge
Access into the Building
Automatic doors
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
Ramps with handrails to entrance
Attraction Facilities
Audio commentary available
Gift shop
Public toilets
Booking Facilities
Coach parties accepted
Group bookings accepted
Catering Facilities
Event catering
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Available for wedding receptions
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
Event facilities
Venue allows outside catering
Raked or tiered seating offered
Wedding service
General Facilities
Payment Facilities
Free entry
Group rates available

Map & Directions

Show details on map

Contact Details

Looking for more information on organising an event at this venue?

St Martin's Place
+44 (0)20 7312 2419
+44 (0)20 7306 0056

London & Partners

As the official convention bureau for London, we offer free, impartial advice, guidance and support to event planners, associations and convention organisers.

Contact us directly if you are planning your event from outside the UK or working on behalf on an international client. We can help you and your delegates access the best that London has to offer.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7234 5833