Eating and drinking
Led by Senior Head Chef Emma Duggan and working closely with executive chef Angela Hartnett (in partnership with Smart Hospitality) the team at the Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room bring big flavours and their love of seasonality to the table.
'The staff at the Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room are great – professional, friendly, flexible and discreet. Food is also very good. Seasonal and interesting. Great for lunch - catering for both casual and business trade.'
Tripadvisor, March 2013
There is a daily-changing menu with the emphasis on seasonal cooking using the very best British ingredients. A range of small dishes start from under £5 and larger plates from around £11.Offering great flexibility, the Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room is the perfect space for a business lunch, a quick bite or leisurely dinner with friends.
Starters include dishes such as whipped goats curd with roasted garlic and popular seasonal favourites such as Portland crab bisque and English asparagus, soft poached egg, Isle of Mull cheese shavings. Main courses including duck hash, fried duck egg, wild garlic pesto and slow-roast pork belly, chorizo, cockles and cider cream, chilli hispi cabbage are loved by our regulars. Puddings feature chocolate and salted caramel tart, vanilla ice cream, a firm favourite; buttermilk panna cotta with rhubarb compote and sticky toffee pudding with toffee sauce and Clotted cream. There is also a selection of British cheeses and a well-considered wine list with many options available by the glass.
We’ve made Sunday lunch at the Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room a little bit more delicious by offering three courses for just £25 per person.
Book now using the calendar below, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +44 (0)20 7522 7896
Whitechapel Gallery Café / Bar
The Café / Bar on the mezzanine level offers leaf teas, great coffee, home-baked cakes, daily specials and salads. Favourite snacks include homemade Scotch eggs and sausage rolls. Fully licensed, the cafe also offers a range of wine and London-brewed beers, and with free WiFi the café is an ideal place to indulge in delicious homemade cakes while catching up with friends.
Library Dining Room
Our private Library Dining Room is available for booking for tables of between 8–14 guests for lunch or dinner. This intimate space features a social sculpture by Christian Boltanski and is also ideal for small canapé receptions for up to 20 guests.
For more information and to discuss your requirements, call us on 020 7522 7896 or email email@example.com
Find out more information about hiring one of the gallery’s many unique and beautiful spaces.
Monday – closed
Tuesday – lunch: 12pm to 3pm
Wednesday to Saturday – lunch: 12pm to 3pm / dinner: 6pm to 9.30pm
Sunday – lunch: 12pm to 4pm
Monday – closed
Tuesday and Wednesday – 11am to 5.30pm
Thursday – 11am to 9pm (gallery late night)
Friday, Saturday and Sunday – 11am to 5.30pm
Booking for lunch and dinner is recommended. To reserve a table please phone the Dining Room on +44 (0)20 7522 7896 (closed on Mondays so please leave a message) or book online below. For tables of over 6 people, please call the Dining Room directly or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please choose your preferred date and time from the calendar below.