Round off your trip to the Portrait Gallery with a visit to Café Portrait, where you can take a break from sightseeing and enjoy a delicious lunch or coffee and cake in impressive surroundings.

Serving a delicious menu of flavourful soups, hot and cold main dishes, classic recipes with a contemporary twist, tasty & colourful salads, heavenly home-baking and a decadent afternoon tea for two priced at only £30. Our team are self-confessed foodies and use their passion for food to source the very best of local, organic ingredients and fresh seasonal produce. All of our food is prepared from scratch in our kitchen, that’s why it tastes so good.

We operate a ‘scratch kitchen’, so you can choose from a wide variety of gluten and dairy free dishes.

We've also been Hit Listed by The List Magazine’s Edinburgh & Glasgow Eating & Drinking Guide 2014/2015.

Open daily from 10am-4.30pm, Thursdays until 6pm.

Café Portrait is operated by Cafes by Heritage Portfolio.

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