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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 online, ready to collect at the theatre bars.


Pre-order here

House Restaurant

2-for-1 drinks voucher with pre-show meals

Enjoy pre-theatre dining at the NT, and receive a 2-for-1 interval drinks voucher.
Simply use your American Express Card to pay for your meal on the day of the performance.

Terms and Conditions apply

Wine Glasses on a bar

Terrace restaurant & bar

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


View the menus and book a table

Foyer café

The National Theatre's all-day café serving cakes, sandwiches, barista coffee, and indoor and outdoor seating on the river front.

Find out more

Kitchen seating in NT foyer - interior photo


Our new street-food inspired dining space - currently hosting Campfire Pizza, Burgerworks and Kitchen’s café classics.

View the menu


Espresso Bar

Delicious coffees, freshly made cakes, sandwiches and snacks.

More info

The Understudy pub

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

Visit the Understudy

The Understudy exterior with passerby

Afternoon Tea

A twist on a classic afternoon tea inspired by some of the National Theatre's most celebrated shows.

Book an Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea at the National Theatre