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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 Cafe 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 four or more.

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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 200 reviews

“We had good experiences of the time and this year again it was very good. I had poached eggs on avocado and salmon and it was de”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by ASSINDIA1

We have been here once a year and are always pleased with the food. I had poached eggs on sourdogh avocado and smoked salmon and it was delicious One thing could improve if they would provide...

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“Unsatisfactory visit”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 8mos ago by Rosssmack

Every year we drop in to the Portrait Gallery to see the National Portrait prize finalists. Always a wonderful experience with friendly staff at the counter. We also have breakfast at the cafe. It...

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“Very pleasant cafe”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 11mos ago by Tamsin H

Good selection of drinks, snacks and light meals at reasonable prices. Lovely indoor and outdoor seating areas. Staff were very friendly and efficient.

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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