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Portrait Cafe
Homemade Granola with Poached Pears and Rhubarb
Sweet and Savory Brunch
Smashed avocado & goats curd w/ poached eggs & dukkha on grilled rye toast (v, gf*, df*)
Soup of the day w/ sourdough toast (gf*, df*)
Lemon grass & ginger braised beef cheek w/ sweet potato noodles & crunchy vegetables
Portrait Cafe
Homemade Granola with Poached Pears and Rhubarb
Sweet and Savory Brunch
Smashed avocado & goats curd w/ poached eggs & dukkha on grilled rye toast (v, gf*, df*)
Soup of the day w/ sourdough toast (gf*, df*)

Overview

Located at the National Portrait Gallery, the Portrait Café is the perfect spot for a relaxed coffee, weekend brunch or weekday lunch with friends.

Unwind with a locally brewed beer or homemade iced chai overlooking Lake Burley Griffin, the High Court & Reconciliation Place.

Bookings welcome groups of 4 or more. Make a booking online or call on 02 6102 7162.

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King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 194 reviews

“Expensive for what it is”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by 297niah

Convenient location but food was on the pricey side and the portions were quite small. The service also took a long time.

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“Poor service”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by Pattamais

Ordered a pot of tea and food. Got the food and the pot of tea, but no cup or milk. Truid to attract the attention of the staff to no avail. Had to go the counter and request the cup etc. Plenty of...

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“Very average food”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 3mos ago by thefilmingg

We are locals and have eaten here many times. it used to be pretty good...a bit hit and miss, but always nice. Today's visit was awful. The service was fine but the food was dreadful. We had The...

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  • Bar
  • Carpark
  • Entertainment
  • Family Friendly
  • Suitable for Functions
  • Gallery / Museum
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Shop / Gift Shop
  • Takeaway Available
  • Waterside Dining
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Brunch
  • Coffee
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Available
  • High Tea or Afternoon Tea
  • Light Meals
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Fully licensed
  • Under $20