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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 pop-up of seriously tasty burgers in Kitchen Café. Choose from beef, chicken or vegan burgers, or try the halloumi and avocado on toast.

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