Matthew R.

Whole Venue at The Rex Whistler, Tate Britain

Tate Britain Art Gallery, Milbank, London, SW1P 4RG Show map
Pimlico Station (600 yd)

About this space

We offer a unique opportunity for guests to dine in the historic surrounding of Tate Britain Art gallery outside of the galleries usual opening hours.

Our signature restaurant features a 90 year old hand painted mural by the British Artist Rex Whistler.

The restaurants menus feature the finest sustainably sourced seasonal British produce.

Tate has long held a reputation for its wine program, wining multiple awards in 2017 and guest can enjoy a wide range of wines from one of the best sourced and outstanding value wine lists in the capital today.


Capacity

Standing
up to 110
Dining
up to 80

Prices

Monday
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £6000 min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:30. All prices include VAT.
All prices are based on a minimum of 30 guests.

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Guests are required to pay £500 deposit by Cheque or Bank transfer to Tate caterings bank account. This amount is deducted from the final bill.

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All Private dining incurs a charge for Security imposed by Tate £350.00 (Inc VAT)

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Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Canape’s:
£18 Per person a selection of 4 canapes, additional canapés charged at £6 each
X goats cheese mousse, honey, walnuts
X salmon tartar, dill dressing
X pigeon, blackberry
X foie gras terrine, brioche, fig jam
X scallop beignet
X cofit duck, cherry sauce
X saffron arrancini



Dinner Menu’s (ingredients subject to change due to availability/ seasonality)
Dinner at The Rex @ £55 per person 3 courses with Tea & coffee
Chicken liver pate, pickled shallots, onion jam
Or
Beetroot & Tate Gin cured halibut Gravlax, remoulade, toasted brioche
~
Roast Guinea fowl, crisp bacon, spinach, potato puree
Or
Roast fillet of Hampshire trout, spinach, crushed potatoes, brown butter shrimp & caper sauce
~
Bread pudding, butterscotch sauce, clotted cream ice cream
Or
Tate chocolate fondant, vanilla ice cream
The Epicurean Treat @ £60 Per Person 3 courses with Tea & Coffee
Pate of chicken livers & foie gras, quince jam, toasted brioche
Or
Cornish crab salad, cucumber veloute, shellfish bsique dressing
~
Sea Bass, saffron potato puree, sautéed vegetables, lemon sauce
Or
Roast rump of lamb, pea puree, mint sauce, fondant pota, lamb sauce
~
Rum Baba, Rum & raisin ice cream
Or
Eton Mess, meringue, season fruits
The Pursuit of Rare Meat’s @ £70 per person 4 course choice menu with cheese course Tea&coffee
Cornish crab & saffron risotto,
Or
Carpaccio of British beef, black truffle, pickled wild mushrooms,
~
Venison fillet, braised shoulder, beetroot & potato terrine, sautéed beetroot leaves, madeira sauce
Or
Roast fillet Turbot, seafood ragout, sweet potato puree, spinach, bique sauce
~
Tate chocolate pave, milk ice cream, honey comb, hazelnuts
Or
Seasonal fruit & champagne Sabayon, toasted pistachio
~
Cheese
Tuesday
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £6000 min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:30. All prices include VAT.
All prices are based on a minimum of 30 guests.

---

Guests are required to pay £500 deposit by Cheque or Bank transfer to Tate caterings bank account. This amount is deducted from the final bill.

---

All Private dining incurs a charge for Security imposed by Tate £350.00 (Inc VAT)

---

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Canape’s:
£18 Per person a selection of 4 canapes, additional canapés charged at £6 each
X goats cheese mousse, honey, walnuts
X salmon tartar, dill dressing
X pigeon, blackberry
X foie gras terrine, brioche, fig jam
X scallop beignet
X cofit duck, cherry sauce
X saffron arrancini



Dinner Menu’s (ingredients subject to change due to availability/ seasonality)
Dinner at The Rex @ £55 per person 3 courses with Tea & coffee
Chicken liver pate, pickled shallots, onion jam
Or
Beetroot & Tate Gin cured halibut Gravlax, remoulade, toasted brioche
~
Roast Guinea fowl, crisp bacon, spinach, potato puree
Or
Roast fillet of Hampshire trout, spinach, crushed potatoes, brown butter shrimp & caper sauce
~
Bread pudding, butterscotch sauce, clotted cream ice cream
Or
Tate chocolate fondant, vanilla ice cream
The Epicurean Treat @ £60 Per Person 3 courses with Tea & Coffee
Pate of chicken livers & foie gras, quince jam, toasted brioche
Or
Cornish crab salad, cucumber veloute, shellfish bsique dressing
~
Sea Bass, saffron potato puree, sautéed vegetables, lemon sauce
Or
Roast rump of lamb, pea puree, mint sauce, fondant pota, lamb sauce
~
Rum Baba, Rum & raisin ice cream
Or
Eton Mess, meringue, season fruits
The Pursuit of Rare Meat’s @ £70 per person 4 course choice menu with cheese course Tea&coffee
Cornish crab & saffron risotto,
Or
Carpaccio of British beef, black truffle, pickled wild mushrooms,
~
Venison fillet, braised shoulder, beetroot & potato terrine, sautéed beetroot leaves, madeira sauce
Or
Roast fillet Turbot, seafood ragout, sweet potato puree, spinach, bique sauce
~
Tate chocolate pave, milk ice cream, honey comb, hazelnuts
Or
Seasonal fruit & champagne Sabayon, toasted pistachio
~
Cheese
Wednesday
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £6000 min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:30. All prices include VAT.
All prices are based on a minimum of 30 guests.

---

Guests are required to pay £500 deposit by Cheque or Bank transfer to Tate caterings bank account. This amount is deducted from the final bill.

---

All Private dining incurs a charge for Security imposed by Tate £350.00 (Inc VAT)

---

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Canape’s:
£18 Per person a selection of 4 canapes, additional canapés charged at £6 each
X goats cheese mousse, honey, walnuts
X salmon tartar, dill dressing
X pigeon, blackberry
X foie gras terrine, brioche, fig jam
X scallop beignet
X cofit duck, cherry sauce
X saffron arrancini



Dinner Menu’s (ingredients subject to change due to availability/ seasonality)
Dinner at The Rex @ £55 per person 3 courses with Tea & coffee
Chicken liver pate, pickled shallots, onion jam
Or
Beetroot & Tate Gin cured halibut Gravlax, remoulade, toasted brioche
~
Roast Guinea fowl, crisp bacon, spinach, potato puree
Or
Roast fillet of Hampshire trout, spinach, crushed potatoes, brown butter shrimp & caper sauce
~
Bread pudding, butterscotch sauce, clotted cream ice cream
Or
Tate chocolate fondant, vanilla ice cream
The Epicurean Treat @ £60 Per Person 3 courses with Tea & Coffee
Pate of chicken livers & foie gras, quince jam, toasted brioche
Or
Cornish crab salad, cucumber veloute, shellfish bsique dressing
~
Sea Bass, saffron potato puree, sautéed vegetables, lemon sauce
Or
Roast rump of lamb, pea puree, mint sauce, fondant pota, lamb sauce
~
Rum Baba, Rum & raisin ice cream
Or
Eton Mess, meringue, season fruits
The Pursuit of Rare Meat’s @ £70 per person 4 course choice menu with cheese course Tea&coffee
Cornish crab & saffron risotto,
Or
Carpaccio of British beef, black truffle, pickled wild mushrooms,
~
Venison fillet, braised shoulder, beetroot & potato terrine, sautéed beetroot leaves, madeira sauce
Or
Roast fillet Turbot, seafood ragout, sweet potato puree, spinach, bique sauce
~
Tate chocolate pave, milk ice cream, honey comb, hazelnuts
Or
Seasonal fruit & champagne Sabayon, toasted pistachio
~
Cheese
Thursday
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £6000 min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:30. All prices include VAT.
All prices are based on a minimum of 30 guests.

---

Guests are required to pay £500 deposit by Cheque or Bank transfer to Tate caterings bank account. This amount is deducted from the final bill.

---

All Private dining incurs a charge for Security imposed by Tate £350.00 (Inc VAT)

---

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Canape’s:
£18 Per person a selection of 4 canapes, additional canapés charged at £6 each
X goats cheese mousse, honey, walnuts
X salmon tartar, dill dressing
X pigeon, blackberry
X foie gras terrine, brioche, fig jam
X scallop beignet
X cofit duck, cherry sauce
X saffron arrancini



Dinner Menu’s (ingredients subject to change due to availability/ seasonality)
Dinner at The Rex @ £55 per person 3 courses with Tea & coffee
Chicken liver pate, pickled shallots, onion jam
Or
Beetroot & Tate Gin cured halibut Gravlax, remoulade, toasted brioche
~
Roast Guinea fowl, crisp bacon, spinach, potato puree
Or
Roast fillet of Hampshire trout, spinach, crushed potatoes, brown butter shrimp & caper sauce
~
Bread pudding, butterscotch sauce, clotted cream ice cream
Or
Tate chocolate fondant, vanilla ice cream
The Epicurean Treat @ £60 Per Person 3 courses with Tea & Coffee
Pate of chicken livers & foie gras, quince jam, toasted brioche
Or
Cornish crab salad, cucumber veloute, shellfish bsique dressing
~
Sea Bass, saffron potato puree, sautéed vegetables, lemon sauce
Or
Roast rump of lamb, pea puree, mint sauce, fondant pota, lamb sauce
~
Rum Baba, Rum & raisin ice cream
Or
Eton Mess, meringue, season fruits
The Pursuit of Rare Meat’s @ £70 per person 4 course choice menu with cheese course Tea&coffee
Cornish crab & saffron risotto,
Or
Carpaccio of British beef, black truffle, pickled wild mushrooms,
~
Venison fillet, braised shoulder, beetroot & potato terrine, sautéed beetroot leaves, madeira sauce
Or
Roast fillet Turbot, seafood ragout, sweet potato puree, spinach, bique sauce
~
Tate chocolate pave, milk ice cream, honey comb, hazelnuts
Or
Seasonal fruit & champagne Sabayon, toasted pistachio
~
Cheese
Friday
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £6000 min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:30. All prices include VAT.
All prices are based on a minimum of 30 guests.

---

Guests are required to pay £500 deposit by Cheque or Bank transfer to Tate caterings bank account. This amount is deducted from the final bill.

---

All Private dining incurs a charge for Security imposed by Tate £350.00 (Inc VAT)

---

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Canape’s:
£18 Per person a selection of 4 canapes, additional canapés charged at £6 each
X goats cheese mousse, honey, walnuts
X salmon tartar, dill dressing
X pigeon, blackberry
X foie gras terrine, brioche, fig jam
X scallop beignet
X cofit duck, cherry sauce
X saffron arrancini



Dinner Menu’s (ingredients subject to change due to availability/ seasonality)
Dinner at The Rex @ £55 per person 3 courses with Tea & coffee
Chicken liver pate, pickled shallots, onion jam
Or
Beetroot & Tate Gin cured halibut Gravlax, remoulade, toasted brioche
~
Roast Guinea fowl, crisp bacon, spinach, potato puree
Or
Roast fillet of Hampshire trout, spinach, crushed potatoes, brown butter shrimp & caper sauce
~
Bread pudding, butterscotch sauce, clotted cream ice cream
Or
Tate chocolate fondant, vanilla ice cream
The Epicurean Treat @ £60 Per Person 3 courses with Tea & Coffee
Pate of chicken livers & foie gras, quince jam, toasted brioche
Or
Cornish crab salad, cucumber veloute, shellfish bsique dressing
~
Sea Bass, saffron potato puree, sautéed vegetables, lemon sauce
Or
Roast rump of lamb, pea puree, mint sauce, fondant pota, lamb sauce
~
Rum Baba, Rum & raisin ice cream
Or
Eton Mess, meringue, season fruits
The Pursuit of Rare Meat’s @ £70 per person 4 course choice menu with cheese course Tea&coffee
Cornish crab & saffron risotto,
Or
Carpaccio of British beef, black truffle, pickled wild mushrooms,
~
Venison fillet, braised shoulder, beetroot & potato terrine, sautéed beetroot leaves, madeira sauce
Or
Roast fillet Turbot, seafood ragout, sweet potato puree, spinach, bique sauce
~
Tate chocolate pave, milk ice cream, honey comb, hazelnuts
Or
Seasonal fruit & champagne Sabayon, toasted pistachio
~
Cheese
Saturday
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £6000 min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:30. All prices include VAT.
All prices are based on a minimum of 30 guests.

---

Guests are required to pay £500 deposit by Cheque or Bank transfer to Tate caterings bank account. This amount is deducted from the final bill.

---

All Private dining incurs a charge for Security imposed by Tate £350.00 (Inc VAT)

---

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Canape’s:
£18 Per person a selection of 4 canapes, additional canapés charged at £6 each
X goats cheese mousse, honey, walnuts
X salmon tartar, dill dressing
X pigeon, blackberry
X foie gras terrine, brioche, fig jam
X scallop beignet
X cofit duck, cherry sauce
X saffron arrancini



Dinner Menu’s (ingredients subject to change due to availability/ seasonality)
Dinner at The Rex @ £55 per person 3 courses with Tea & coffee
Chicken liver pate, pickled shallots, onion jam
Or
Beetroot & Tate Gin cured halibut Gravlax, remoulade, toasted brioche
~
Roast Guinea fowl, crisp bacon, spinach, potato puree
Or
Roast fillet of Hampshire trout, spinach, crushed potatoes, brown butter shrimp & caper sauce
~
Bread pudding, butterscotch sauce, clotted cream ice cream
Or
Tate chocolate fondant, vanilla ice cream
The Epicurean Treat @ £60 Per Person 3 courses with Tea & Coffee
Pate of chicken livers & foie gras, quince jam, toasted brioche
Or
Cornish crab salad, cucumber veloute, shellfish bsique dressing
~
Sea Bass, saffron potato puree, sautéed vegetables, lemon sauce
Or
Roast rump of lamb, pea puree, mint sauce, fondant pota, lamb sauce
~
Rum Baba, Rum & raisin ice cream
Or
Eton Mess, meringue, season fruits
The Pursuit of Rare Meat’s @ £70 per person 4 course choice menu with cheese course Tea&coffee
Cornish crab & saffron risotto,
Or
Carpaccio of British beef, black truffle, pickled wild mushrooms,
~
Venison fillet, braised shoulder, beetroot & potato terrine, sautéed beetroot leaves, madeira sauce
Or
Roast fillet Turbot, seafood ragout, sweet potato puree, spinach, bique sauce
~
Tate chocolate pave, milk ice cream, honey comb, hazelnuts
Or
Seasonal fruit & champagne Sabayon, toasted pistachio
~
Cheese
Sunday
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £6000 min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 23:30
from £55 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:30. All prices include VAT.
All prices are based on a minimum of 30 guests.

---

Guests are required to pay £500 deposit by Cheque or Bank transfer to Tate caterings bank account. This amount is deducted from the final bill.

---

All Private dining incurs a charge for Security imposed by Tate £350.00 (Inc VAT)

---

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Canape’s:
£18 Per person a selection of 4 canapes, additional canapés charged at £6 each
X goats cheese mousse, honey, walnuts
X salmon tartar, dill dressing
X pigeon, blackberry
X foie gras terrine, brioche, fig jam
X scallop beignet
X cofit duck, cherry sauce
X saffron arrancini



Dinner Menu’s (ingredients subject to change due to availability/ seasonality)
Dinner at The Rex @ £55 per person 3 courses with Tea & coffee
Chicken liver pate, pickled shallots, onion jam
Or
Beetroot & Tate Gin cured halibut Gravlax, remoulade, toasted brioche
~
Roast Guinea fowl, crisp bacon, spinach, potato puree
Or
Roast fillet of Hampshire trout, spinach, crushed potatoes, brown butter shrimp & caper sauce
~
Bread pudding, butterscotch sauce, clotted cream ice cream
Or
Tate chocolate fondant, vanilla ice cream
The Epicurean Treat @ £60 Per Person 3 courses with Tea & Coffee
Pate of chicken livers & foie gras, quince jam, toasted brioche
Or
Cornish crab salad, cucumber veloute, shellfish bsique dressing
~
Sea Bass, saffron potato puree, sautéed vegetables, lemon sauce
Or
Roast rump of lamb, pea puree, mint sauce, fondant pota, lamb sauce
~
Rum Baba, Rum & raisin ice cream
Or
Eton Mess, meringue, season fruits
The Pursuit of Rare Meat’s @ £70 per person 4 course choice menu with cheese course Tea&coffee
Cornish crab & saffron risotto,
Or
Carpaccio of British beef, black truffle, pickled wild mushrooms,
~
Venison fillet, braised shoulder, beetroot & potato terrine, sautéed beetroot leaves, madeira sauce
Or
Roast fillet Turbot, seafood ragout, sweet potato puree, spinach, bique sauce
~
Tate chocolate pave, milk ice cream, honey comb, hazelnuts
Or
Seasonal fruit & champagne Sabayon, toasted pistachio
~
Cheese

Catering

In-house catering
Allows external catering
Approved caterers only
BYO alcohol allowed
Can provide alcohol
Kitchen facilities available
Can provide halal
Can provide kosher
Complimentary water
Extensive vegan menu
Extensive gluten-free menu
Complimentary tea and coffee
Buyout fee for external catering

Licences

Alcohol licence until 23:30


Space features

Wi-Fi
Audiovisual (AV) equipment
Air conditioning
Disabled access
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Storage space
Accommodation available
Parking available

Venue welcomes

VIP events

Rules of the space

- No access to the galleries or exhibitions.
- No Open flames are allowed within the building – no candles for cakes as a result for insurance purposes.
- Option to book spaces for pre-dinner drinks reception: The Lower Rotunda; The garden terrace (weather permitting seasonally).
- All Private dining incurs a charge for Security imposed by Tate £350.00 (Inc VAT)
- Events may start from 6.30pm and all guest must clear the event spaces by 11.30pm
- There is no room hire or venue fee
- All charges relate for Food & Beverage
- Plus equipment hire and set up (where applicable)
- AV requirements, entertainment, flowers and décor are subject to approval a organised via TATE pre-approved suppliers


Originally opened in 1927, the Rex Whistler Restaurant takes it's name from the British inter-war artist who created its specially commissioned mural, The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats.

Available for private dining seven nights per week along with group bookings for lunch, all subject to availability.

Serving the finest seasonal British produce sourced from the UK's leading suppliers in a truly unique setting.


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