Picnic on the Portico: A National Gallery dining experience

In association with Leffe

Date and time

Friday 2 June, 6–9pm

Entrance is via the Portico Entrance


£15/£12 Members

Over-18s only; please bring photo ID with you.

If you have purchased a members ticket, please bring your Membership card with you.


The Portico of the National Gallery offers one of the most impressive spots to watch the world go by. Bring your picnic and join us for a unique summer dining experience on the Gallery’s Portico balcony overlooking Trafalgar Square.

Beer experts will be there to pair your picnic with refreshing beer samples. You’ll also be able to try out some craft activities as you enjoy the view. Pre-packaged picnic hampers with menus inspired by the collection will also available to purchase in advance.

A cash/card bar will be available on site throughout. Please do not bring alcoholic drinks to the Gallery.

The event will go ahead even in inclement weather. Unless you are notified otherwise, please bring suitable clothing and weather protection as required.

This event is part of the Gallery’s dining experience series in association with Leffe, please click here for more details.

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