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Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Restaurants, cafés and bars can be found throughout the building, most with al fresco seating overlooking the vibrant South Bank. Seasonal and best quality ingredients are used to create a wide range of food and drink.

Pre-order interval drinks

Skip the queues by pre-ordering your interval drinks and snacks online.

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House Restaurant

Terrace restaurant & bar

Small sharing plates, seasonal cocktails and locally sourced spirits, all overlooking the river.

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Terrace Cafe small plates

The Green Room restaurant

A neighbourhood diner, bar and garden created by local social enterprise Coin Street Community Builders and the National Theatre.

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Kitchen café

Kitchen is the National Theatre's all-day café with a seasonal menu and indoor and outdoor seating on the river front.

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Kitchen seating in NT foyer - interior photo

Pinocchio Afternoon Tea

Hi-Diddle-Tea, a Pinocchio inspired Afternoon Tea, available in House Restaurant after matinees and before evening performances of Pinocchio.

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Pinocchio Afternoon Tea

The Understudy pub

A relaxed and friendly craft beer pub at the National Theatre.

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The Understudy exterior with passerby

Espresso Bar

Delicious coffees, freshly made cakes, sandwiches and snacks.

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Discover our range of pop-up bars and food offerings on the South Bank.

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Green Room Garden Bar