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NEW Café

Wednesdays to Sundays until 4 January 2015 from 1:30 pm*.
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Cozy up in the Great Hall for coffee and goodies, while taking in our incredible Christmas tree.

*Service will end 30 minutes prior to closing.


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



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
Ian Carswell: Executive Chef

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