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Food & Drink: Summer Pop-Ups

Enjoy a superb range of pop-up bars and food offerings this summer on the South Bank. Find them in front of the National Theatre on the riverside. See more below on specific opening dates and times.


Our vintage van serves a range of Northern Bloc’s irresistible ice creams, made with 100% natural ingredients. Including gluten free and vegan options.

Open: Wed-Thurs: 1pm-6pm, Fri: 12pm-7pm and Sun: 12pm-5pm.
Closed Mon + Tues.

Northern Bloc ice-cream

Apothecary Cocktail Bar

Our pop-up cocktail bar returns, using the best regional produce from across the UK.

Apothecary cocktail

Cheese Iron

Tasty grilled sandwiches made with British cheeses and the NT's very own beer mustard.

Open: Mon-Wed: 5pm–10pm, Thurs: 5pm–11pm, Fri-Sat: 12pm–11pm and Sun: closed (except for Bank Holiday weekends and during Riverstage)

Cheese Iron summer pop-up

Campfire Pizza

Delicious wood fired pizzas freshly made to order in a vintage Citroen van. Vegan options are available.

Open: Mon-Wed: 4pm–9pm, Thurs: 4pm–10pm, Fri: 1pm–10pm, Sat: 12pm–10pm and Sun: 12pm-5.30pm.

Garden Bar at the Green Room

Join us in the garden and enjoy a refreshing glass of wine, or craft your own gin cocktail with our friends at Sipsmith.

Green Room Garden Bar

The Wine Box

Featuring organic wines on draft and everyone’s favourite summer tipple, Frosé. Plus enjoy a range of cheese and charcuterie plates to share.

Open: Mon-Thurs: 5pm-10pm, Fri-Sat: 12pm-10pm and Sun: 12pm-5.30pm.

The Otherstudy

Our outdoor pop-up bar serves craft beer from across the UK with weekly tap takeovers from some of our favourite breweries.