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Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Whilst our building may be closed, you can now get great food on the vibrant South Bank. We have partnered with Kerb and their fabulous streetfood is now available from the square just outside the main entrance to the National Theatre, on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout Summer. 

Kerb streetfood stalls outside the National Theatre with people eating on the steps

Summer of Kerb

Pick up a range of street food from our partners Kerb, located on the South Bank every Thursday to Sunday throughout the summer.

Find out more about Kerb

Following Government advice about national coronavirus measures until 2 December, we have sadly cancelled all remaining performances of Death of England: Delroy. The production will now be streamed for free on 27 November and return for live performances in spring 2021.​

Performances of Dick Whittington will begin as scheduled on Friday 11 December. We thank you for your support and patience during this period of disruption.

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