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Cafétéria des Beaux-Arts

NGC Members enjoy 10% discount on food at the cafeteria, with minimum purchase of $5.

Located at the end of the Concourse off the Great Hall, and across from the Contemporary galleries, this beautifully appointed room has its own glass rotunda, access to a private patio and an inspiring view of Nepean Point, the Ottawa River and Parliament Hill. The Cafeteria is designed to serve families and groups in an informal, self-service atmosphere. Choose from three daily specials, salad and dessert bars, made-to-order sandwiches and more. Close a half-hour before Gallery closing. Hours | Contact Us

Café in the Great Hall

While enjoying the inspiring views of Parliament Hill, the Ottawa River and Nepean Point, visitors are welcome to enjoy light snacks, desserts and a selection of hot and cold beverages, including alcoholic drinks. Café in the Great Hall is now closed and will reopen with food and beverage service for the exhibition Monet: A Bridge to Modernity.

NGC Members enjoy a 10% discount on food at the Café, with a minimum purchase of $5. Menu


Situated near the Gallery's main entrance, and enjoying private access to a tree-filled sunken courtyard, Sketches' vending machines supplement brown-bag lunch offerings.

Banquets, Meetings and Rental Facilities

Setting, scale and the artistic legacy of a nation, the National Gallery of Canada has everything to make your event outstanding. Learn more about Space Rentals here.

NEW: NGC Members enjoy 20% discount on food for group reservation made through our banquet reservation office.

KW Catering & Events

KW Catering & Events is proud to be the food services operator to the National Gallery of Canada. KW Catering serves the daily needs of National Gallery visitors and the catering requirements for special events clients.

Sandra Ibrahim: General Manager
Benoit Gelinotte: Executive Chef

Office: 613-943-0247
Café l’Entrée: 613-991-4060

Request for Expression of Interest: Exclusive Foodservice Provider

Industry Consultation: November 9, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Responses Requested by: November 20, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time

The National Gallery of Canada is requesting expressions of interest (“RFEOI”) from interested parties for the provision of exclusive foodservices (retail foodservice and catering) at the NGC. This RFEOI is intended to determine whether or not sufficient market interest exists to proceed to a competitive bidding process. Download the RFEOI (PDF file).