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Food & Drink

Terrace restaurant balcony and Theatre Square with diners and drinkers

Food & Drink

We have joined forces with independent street food pioneers KERB to create a fresh food and drink experience on the South Bank.

Using their renowned network of street food start-ups and independent restaurateurs, KERB will curate an outstanding offering across our 11 spaces and restaurants. 

  • House is serving a delicious pre-theatre menu of great British cookery from Head Chef Joe Allen (BBC Million Pound Menu)
  • Terrace Restaurant and Bar is hosting a sixth month residency for BOB's Lobster at Terrace
  • The Understudy, The Atrium Café, and the Espresso Bar are all open
  • The riverside street food vendors have parked up for summer

Audiences for performances can now buy drinks at our bars with cashless payments only.

Sourced from local, great quality makers, all of our outlets now serve coffee from Elephant & Castle Hej, spirits from East London Liquor Company and beers from Gipsy Hill.

We will share more details of our reopening food and drink venues here, as refurbishment plans are confirmed.

KERB BOB's Lobsters Lobster Roll in a dish with sachet of sauce.

Bob's Lobster at Terrace Restaurant & Bar 

Serving up the best lobster rolls this side of the Atlantic, together with a cracking wine list and some seriously good cocktails.


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KERB at The Understudy - Hot sandwich in toasted bread in a takeaway box with a punnet of fries

KERB at The Understudy

Our relaxed and friendly craft beer bar now features three KERB traders showcasing a taste of London’s diverse flavours.


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Diners in the new Atrium Cafe

The Atrium Café

Our new Atrium Café serves artisan coffee, fresh pastries, salads and sandwiches produced by some of the UK's best independent makers.

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Espresso Bar

KERB brings delicious coffees, freshly made cakes, sandwiches and snacks to our riverside coffee bar.

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Summer outside at The Understudy, people sitting at tables in the evening sun

Summer of KERB at the National Theatre

Our friends at KERB are back with their open-air market featuring some of London’s best summertime street food and locally sourced drinks.

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