Café Portrait 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

Cafe Portrait is set within the magnificent Scottish National Portrait Gallery, one of Edinburgh's most remarkable buildings, and home to a collection of world-class paintings and photography.

Take a break from exploring the galleries extraordinary collection, and enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea in an impressive setting. 


  1. Times:

    Afternoon Tea is served 2:30pm to 3:30pm every day

  2. Booking:

    Booking is essential

  3. Nearest railway station:

    Edinburgh Waverley

  4. Approach:

    A member of the team

  5. Where to sit:

    Afternoon Tea is served within the cosy surroundings of the SNUG area at the back of the Café Portrait.

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  7. Children:

    Children of all ages welcome

  8. Music:

    No live music

  9. Credit cards:

    All major credit cards accepted

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  13. Dogs:

    Guide dogs only

  14. Gluten free:


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  • Afternoon Tea
    2:30pm to 3:30pm
    Monday - Sunday
Per Person£17.50

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