About this room

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

Standing

up to 110

Dining

Dining

up to 80


Starting prices

Minimum Spend - Pay at the bar

M T W T F S S

18:30 - 23:30

from £6000 Per evening

Package Per Person - Just pay a fixed price per person

M T W T F S S

18:30 - 23:30

from £55 Per evening

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

Note on pricing

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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Sample catering prices

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
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Roast Guinea fowl, crisp bacon, spinach, potato puree
Or
Roast fillet of Hampshire trout, spinach, crushed potatoes, brown butter shrimp & caper sauce
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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
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Sea Bass, saffron potato puree, sautéed vegetables, lemon sauce
Or
Roast rump of lamb, pea puree, mint sauce, fondant pota, lamb sauce
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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,
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Venison fillet, braised shoulder, beetroot & potato terrine, sautéed beetroot leaves, madeira sauce
Or
Roast fillet Turbot, seafood ragout, sweet potato puree, spinach, bique sauce
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Tate chocolate pave, milk ice cream, honey comb, hazelnuts
Or
Seasonal fruit & champagne Sabayon, toasted pistachio
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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


Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Audiovisual (AV) equipment Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Disabled access 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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