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Lasdun restaurant

Enjoy the very best of culinary craft and culture under one roof

Our sophisticated Modern British dining experience from the trio behind critically acclaimed Hackney Public House, The Marksman.

Offering a full a la carte menu, plus pre-theatre dining, from Monday – Saturday 5pm – 10pm (kitchen from 5 – 9.15pm), and  Wednesdays and Saturdays 12pm – 3pm.

Bar seats (and snacks) are also available.

Reservations recommended, but walk-ins welcome.

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Smoked Eel, Pressed Potato & Cured Ham served on a white plate
Photo by Maureen Evans

Forza Wine

On a table outdoors, a selection of small plates of Italian dishes and glasses filled with wine are spread out.
photo by Caitlin Isola

The South London rooftop venue known for simple, fun seasonal drinks, snacks and views brings its inimitable energy to our South Bank home.

Enjoy the laid-back terrace bar, with sensational cocktails, sharing plates & riverside views, serving Monday – Saturday, 12 noon – 12 midnight.

Walk-ups are welcome but reservations are recommended.

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The Understudy

Stop in for a drink and a bite, or more, of street food at our friendly riverside craft beer bar.

Featuring a line-up of Gipsy Hill beers and guest ales, wine from some of the best independent makers, spirits by East London Liquor Co. and street food served by a curated line-up of KERB traders

Open from midday, Mondays – Sundays.

Tables can be reserved.

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A table at The Understudy featuring Luckys Hot Chicken burgers, pizzas from BBPS Square and Indian vegan dishes from Mumbai Mix
Photo by J Howard Photograpy

Cafés and theatre bars

A table with lunch dishes of salads, savoury tarts, salmon beigel and soup. and glasses of wine.

Atrium Café

Serving artisan coffee by HEJ, fresh pastries, salads and sandwiches produced by some of the UK’s best independent makers.

Opens: from 10am to 7.30pm, Monday to Saturday.

Located on our Ground Floor, with seating inside the foyer or outside on the riverside square.

A chocolate croissant and cup of coffee on a red wooden table

Espresso Bar

Serving a selection of pastries, coffees, teas and cocktails.

Opens: Monday to Saturday, 9.30am to 7.30pm

Find us on Theatre Square on the corner of the National Theatre, next to Waterloo Bridge.

Coffee by HEJ
Roasted only two miles away and delivered by electric vehicle.

A bottle of red wine, two glasses of red wine and a selection of sweet and savoury bags of snacks.

Theatre bars

The Long Bar in the main foyer opens an hour before, and during intervals of, performances in the Lyttelton Theatre.

Olivier performance bars, in the stalls and circle foyers of the Olivier Theatre, open just before performances and during intervals.

Dorfman theatre Bar and café, in the Dorfman foyer, is open just before performances and during intervals.

Interval drinks can be pre-ordered.