The Kensington brand, will expand into the gallery’s hospitality spaces with three new dining concepts,
including a convenient espresso bar, relaxed café, and standalone restaurant.

Muriel’s was founded in South Kensington in 2011 by husband and wife team, Charlotte and Sam Miller, and is named after Charlotte’s Grandmother, who took pride in her cooking and the experience of enjoying good food.

Over the last eleven years, Muriel’ has become known for its trendy style, homely environment, and seasonal menus. The current bistro is also a popular respite for museum visitors and art enthusiasts exploring the nearby ‘South Ken’ attractions. This cultural association means it is a natural step to partner with The National Gallery, one of the greatest art galleries in the world, and most visited London attractions.

The three new venues will offer dining options to suit all needs. An espresso bar will provide an ‘on-the-go’ service, whilst the café will be inspired by the South Kensington restaurant, serving a seasonal menu in a relaxed setting.

Additionally, a standalone restaurant with its own branded entrance will welcome non-gallery visitors, as well as those looking to enhance their visit, with a spacious, effortlessly cool atmosphere to suit all occasions.

Serving an a la carte menu celebrating the finest produce Britain has to offer, the restaurant will be open from breakfast through to dinner, including weekend brunches and afternoon tea, also featuring a private dining room and cocktail bar.

All three venues will open at The National Gallery in early 2022.
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