Experience the world's greatest paintings during an exquisite evening at the National Gallery.
Enjoy a cocktail reception and guided tour by a gallery expert. You can have a classic afternoon tea or a three-course dinner in the National Café. Alternatively, choose an overnight stay at the stylish four star Grafton Hotel, in the heart of London.
This exclusive event takes place on 28th September 2012. Tickets are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.
Begin the evening with an elegant cocktail reception and welcome talk in the Trafalgar Room in the National Café. Every cocktail has been created by our renowned mixologists, who have a passion for perfection and imaginative flair. Each drink is made with the finest spirits and ingredients, so you are sure to have the perfect start to your evening.
Be guided by an expert from the National Gallery and learn about some of the 2,300 finest Western European paintings housed in the Gallery. This tour provides the perfect opportunity to discover the Gallery’s masterpieces and hidden treasures. The tour will include a variety of National Gallery paintings, as well as George Stubbs’s ‘Whistlejacket’, the legendary racehorse victorious in 1759.
Enjoy a classic afternoon tea at the National Café, one of the most charming and elegant restaurants in London. With sumptuous cakes, scones and sandwiches, the National Café’s glorious afternoon teas are a true taste of British baking, which will take you back to a forgotten era of homemade indulgence. The National Café is proud to offer truly special afternoon teas the traditional way.
Sample the National Café’s delicious menu of British and modern European dishes with a three course dinner including wine and coffee. Simon Duff the Head Chef at The National Gallery is renowned for his innovative dishes and attention to detail. Using quality British ingredients, sourced directly from artisan producers, the National Café transforms the finest regional produce into beautiful modern dishes.
End the day with an overnight stay at the stylish 4 star Grafton Hotel. This central London hotel is located on Tottenham Court Road which is just moments away from the National Gallery. With a beautiful reception, elegant bar and luxurious bedrooms this is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a memorable evening.