National Portrait Gallery


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Trippas White Group is the exclusive caterer of the Portrait Café and events at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra. The Gallery comprises of exhibition spaces, a café, function spaces for up to 500 guests, a theatrette, educational areas, and a shop.
Opened in 2008, the National Portrait Gallery is home to the nation's portrait collection as well as temporary exhibitions and displays some 400 portraits of people who have shaped our nation.

The impressive and elegant building is surrounded by the High Court of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia. The building has been honoured by multiple industry awards and expressions of recognition for architecture.


National Portrait Gallery
National Portrait Gallery of Australia
King Edward Terrace, Parkes

ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6102 7162

Portrait Cafe

Enjoy a day at the Gallery with an exhibition and a visit to the Portrait Café. Choose from an extensive menu of delicious breakfasts, salads and sandwiches, hot meals, bakery items and fantastic coffee. Trippas White Group prides itself on offering the best local and seasonal produce available.   


Admission to the Gallery is free except for major exhibitions. For details of current exhibitions, visit

Open 7 days
9.00am - 4.30pm
Phone: 02 6102 7160


Our experienced team can work with you to service your events from cocktail functions to formal sit-down dinners or all-day conferencing packages. Choose from our range of stylish and contemporary menus or tailor a package to suit your individual event needs.


The marriage of food and wine is essential to a successful dining experience. We offer an extensive wine list that includes a range of Australian wines that can be matched to your chosen menu.


Our experienced service team are sharp and stylish, offering efficient service with well-practiced attention to detail.


For more on events, click here.

Available for exclusive hire, 7 days/nights