Gallery Cafe at Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Gallery Road, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, SE21 7AD Show map
Southwark
Claudia C.

Claudia C.

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About this space

The Gallery Café has a contemporary feel and is perfect for smaller occasions. With floor to ceiling windows and fold back doors opening onto our exquisite terrace, this space offers picturesque views of our gardens for a tranquil setting along with panoramic views of this iconic landmark.

Overlooking the Gallery’s picturesque gardens, the Gallery Cafe is a perfect space for evening events in a contemporary setting with a historic views. Ideal for intimate dinners and drinks receptions that includes sole use of the outdoor terrace, to make treasured memories to hold on to.

The cafe leads straight onto out landscaped Gardens which your event will be provided with full access to, perfect for photos with a beautiful baroque backdrop of Soanes architectural feat.

Due to the public opening times of the cafe the space is only available to hire from 5pm and with catering solely hosted by our in-house caterers Creative Taste who will be happy to create a bespoke menu for you event.


Capacity

Standing
up to 100
Dining
up to 50
Boardroom
up to 30
Cabaret
up to 40
Classroom
up to 50

Event offers and packages

Package per person

Exclusive use of the space hired. Direct access to the Cafe terrace and landscaped Gardens to extend your event outside.

Prices

Monday
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Per day
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Catering prices are available through our recommended list of Suppliers, who all have knowledge of our historic venue and previous experience with us:

- Blue Strawberry/Table Talk
-Bubble Foods
- Creative Events
-Food Show Events
- Ginger Jar
- Mimosa Foods
- Peyton events
- Suzanne James
Tuesday
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Per day
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Catering prices are available through our recommended list of Suppliers, who all have knowledge of our historic venue and previous experience with us:

- Blue Strawberry/Table Talk
-Bubble Foods
- Creative Events
-Food Show Events
- Ginger Jar
- Mimosa Foods
- Peyton events
- Suzanne James
Wednesday
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Per day
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Catering prices are available through our recommended list of Suppliers, who all have knowledge of our historic venue and previous experience with us:

- Blue Strawberry/Table Talk
-Bubble Foods
- Creative Events
-Food Show Events
- Ginger Jar
- Mimosa Foods
- Peyton events
- Suzanne James
Thursday
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Per day
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Catering prices are available through our recommended list of Suppliers, who all have knowledge of our historic venue and previous experience with us:

- Blue Strawberry/Table Talk
-Bubble Foods
- Creative Events
-Food Show Events
- Ginger Jar
- Mimosa Foods
- Peyton events
- Suzanne James
Friday
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Per day
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Catering prices are available through our recommended list of Suppliers, who all have knowledge of our historic venue and previous experience with us:

- Blue Strawberry/Table Talk
-Bubble Foods
- Creative Events
-Food Show Events
- Ginger Jar
- Mimosa Foods
- Peyton events
- Suzanne James
Saturday
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Per day
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Catering prices are available through our recommended list of Suppliers, who all have knowledge of our historic venue and previous experience with us:

- Blue Strawberry/Table Talk
-Bubble Foods
- Creative Events
-Food Show Events
- Ginger Jar
- Mimosa Foods
- Peyton events
- Suzanne James
Sunday
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Per day
17:00 – 23:00
from £1000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Catering prices are available through our recommended list of Suppliers, who all have knowledge of our historic venue and previous experience with us:

- Blue Strawberry/Table Talk
-Bubble Foods
- Creative Events
-Food Show Events
- Ginger Jar
- Mimosa Foods
- Peyton events
- Suzanne James

Cancellation policy

Other

The venue has not provided a cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.


Catering and drinks

In-house catering
Approved caterers only
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Natural light
Free parking is available on-site
Terrace
Outdoor seating
lectern
stage
In-house catering solely by Creative Taste
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Storage space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
PA system / music speakers available
Bring your own DJ

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

Loud music / events
Promoted / ticketed events
Temporary event notices (TENs) available
Wedding licence

Rules of the space

Age policy: Guests under 18 are not allowed

As the first purpose-built public Gallery, DPG's grade II listed status prevents us from allowing dry-hire in the majority of venues to protect the priceless works and historical status of the space.

As each wedding at Dulwich Picture Gallery is arranged on a bespoke basis to your exact requirements, all costs for catering, marquee hire, entertainment and flowers would be on top of the venue hire and need to be arranged through our list of approved suppliers who know and have previous experience with the Gallery , all of whom can be found at the back of our brochure.


As a listed building housing rare and priceless artworks we tend to only work with our own approved list of suppliers because of their experience with the gallery and insurances through our tender process. Feel free to contact any of the recommended suppliers for initial quotes or recommendations to make your day as special as you can for you both.


Please note for summer 2021, we are not accepting bookings of more than 50 guests.

Dulwich Picture Gallery is the oldest purpose-built art gallery in England: it was founded in 1811 when Sir Francis Bourgeois bequeathed his collection of old master paintings ‘for the inspection of the public’.

The Gallery was designed by the architect, Sir John Soane and was created to display the paintings in the best possible manner. Soane’s design made use of overhead skylights to flood the gallery with natural light and a series of interconnecting rooms to give the impression of endless space.

Dulwich Picture Gallery is situated in the leafy Dulwich Village and is an easy 15 minute journey from central London by train.


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