RIBA Restaurant


Riba Cafe serve a variety of light meals as well as sandwiches, snacks and beverages and is situated on the first floor of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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RIBA Restaurant

66 Portland Place
+44 (0)844 824 6709
Public transport:
Tube: Regent's Park, Great Portland S


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Communication Facilities
Hearing loop system
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Access into the Building
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
Booking Facilities
Group bookings accepted
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Available for wedding receptions
Breakout Rooms
Offers charity rates
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
Event facilities
Licenced for civil marriages
Raked or tiered seating offered
Venue can display vehicles inside
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted
Euros accepted
Traveller cheques accepted
Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 7 reviews

Top 5 reviews of RIBA Restaurant

3.0 out of 5 5 June 2014
by Sophia G.

I wasn't really impressed with this place. Well, that's what I get when I neglect some of the not-so-positive reviews here. Place was good both in terms of location and interior design, I love those weirdly placed tables and chairs. As for the food - it's really not worth it - it was expensive and did not wow me at all. It's obvious that they try hard to impress you with an excellent...more

4.0 out of 5 22 June 2012
by tomdenning

I'm really surprised by some of the negative reviews here. I ate here on Wednesday and was really impressed by not just the building but by the outdoor dining setup, extremely well presented plates and most importantly the price I don't think there was a main more than £20. I agree that the cafe and in fact the inside part of the restaurant is a little odd in its setup but if the sun ever...more

3.0 out of 5 1 July 2011
by Paul V.

Any restaurant located within the Royal Institute of British Architecture is bound to impress, and RIBA Cafe is no exception.

While you might not even know that there was a dining area within the very official, government-looking building, RIBA's sky-high ceilings and open floors make for a very unique dining experience that can accommodate either a pair or a large party.

While a bit...more

3.0 out of 5 16 July 2010
by kristianak

Returned here after an industry function to try the afternoon tea menu on the recently revamped terrace. The champagne afternoon tea starts with a wooden presentation box of the Twinings teas on offer to choose from. After sniffing and shaking through the 9 or so varieties, my friend and I both plumped for Earl Grey tea. Next out was a glass of champers before the tiered platter that housed...more

4.0 out of 5 21 May 2010
by alexd

Come here for the sense of calm, the high ceilings and the architectural flourishes. But not for the food or weird layout of some of the tables.

A good meeting place.more

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