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The Courtauld Gallery

Somerset House Strand | Somerset House, London WC2R 0RN, England
+44 20 7848 2526
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The Courtauld Gallery is one of the finest small museums in the world. Its collection stretches from the early Renaissance into the 20th century and is particularly renowned for the unrivalled collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. The Gallery also holds an outstanding collection of drawings and prints and fine example of sculpture and decorative arts.
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Somerset House Strand | Somerset House, London WC2R 0RN, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed yesterday

Earlier this week we visited the Courtauld Gallery to view the Soutine exhibition titled 'Cooks, Waiters and Bellboys'. It was superb. Soutine developed his own unique stylistic method of painting portraits of hotel staff, and sometimes the same sitter in different uniforms. The early 20th...More

Thank J150505
Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent an interesting couple of hours here, not too large a gallery and not too crowded. I'm no art expert but even I recognised some of the paintings! The café wasn't great service, waited ages for a couple of coffees and when they arrived they...More

Thank PaulAndJoy167
Reviewed 5 days ago

The somerset house is a beautiful attraction for both young and the elderly, the water fountain is a play zone for the young especially during the summer, you can walk in between and have great pix taken. There is one event or the other going...More

Thank Tunlampa
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of their Monets is one of the best I have ever seen (and I have seen them all over the world, as you can see via my profile here) and this goes for several artists, including Rubens. The collection is not too large but...More

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Art " buffs" please vist. You will not be disappointed. Not the biggest exhibition, but the saying " small but perfectly formed" could apply...Some new ( to me) artists... Not all to my taste, but then i am a little prejudist....Disabled note.....Lift to all five...More

Thank Bridgetfortyniner
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you do one art gallery in London, then do this one. It's a small gallery, not too busy, quietly tucked away in Somerset House. I really like it because it's not crowded and you get to see the pictures in a nice relaxed environment....More

Thank njgr74
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent collection of Impressionism in a gallery not far from Trafalgar Sq. (In Somerest house). On top of the permanent exhibition, the current one is of Haim Sutin- Portraits. The whole location is very nice and I like the big square in between the Somerest...More

Thank lilach2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see the Soutine Exhibition, "Cooks, Waiters and Bellboys. We were not disappointed. Thankfully there was a lift, the staircase is a bit taxing. This the first U.K. exhibition of his work for 35 years. This series shows what was happening in the...More

1  Thank homesteads
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great gallery after a look round Somerset House. Free with Art Pass, apart from the Art take a look up at the fresco's on the ceiling, beautiful work. Order a drink with Manet's barmaid at the Folies-Bergère.

Thank 19chelsea70
Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the Somerset house - its a small museum so not very exhausting as the other more well known ones. Their collection of impressionists is really great and have a delightful cafe in there as well. Highly recommended

Thank dhavalm420
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With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
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hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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