Places to eat
Our restaurants, bars and cafés put flavour centre stage.
Enjoy the very best of culinary craft and culture under one roof
Our sophisticated dining experience from the trio behind critically acclaimed Hackney Public House, The Marksman.
Offering pre and post-theatre dining, with a full a la carte menu available from Monday – Saturday 5pm – 11pm, and lunch on Wednesdays and Saturdays 12 – 3pm.
Bar seats (and snacks) are also available.
The South London rooftop venue known for simple, fun seasonal drinks, snacks and views is bringing 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.
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, spirits by East London Liquor Co. and wine from some of the best independent makers.
Street food is served by a curated line-up of KERB traders, currently offering pizzas, Indian Thalis and toasties and Meltdown Cheesburgers.
Open from midday, Mondays – Sundays.
Tables can be reserved.
Cafés and theatre bars
Serving artisan coffee by HEJ, fresh pastries, salads and sandwiches produced by some of the UK’s best independent makers.
Opens: from 10am Monday to Saturday.
Atrium is closed on 25 December and opens at 4pm on 26 December and midday on 1 January
Located on our Ground Floor, with seating inside the foyer or outside on the riverside square.
Serving a selection of pastries, coffees, teas and cocktails.
Opens: Monday to Saturday, 9.30am to 5.30pm
Espresso Bar is closed on 25 & 26 December
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.
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.