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Summer Pop-Ups

Visit us this summer and enjoy a superb range of pop-up bars and food offerings on the South Bank.

Brisket + Bird

Slow cooked beef brisket baps, Asian-style pulled chicken, chicken salt fries and more savoury street food is served up from our American Airstream-inspired caravan. 

Open from June to September outside The Understudy.

Mon–Thu, 5–10pm / Fri & Sat, 12 noon –10pm / Sun, closed – all opening hours are weather dependent

Brisket and Bird

Apothecary Cocktail Bar

This summer the Apothecary returns taking inspiration from the melting pot of 80s New York counterculture – a hidden watering hole serving up nostalgic craft creations to throw you back to the decade of excess and dirty glamour in downtown NYC.

Located outside The Understudy.

Mon–Thurs, 4–10.30pm / Fri, 4-11pm / Sat, 2–11pm / Sun, 1–7pm​ – all opening hours are weather dependent

Apothecary Cocktail Bar

Aperitivo Bar: Terrace

Relax on the al fresco terrace overlooking the urban sunset at Terrace Aperitivo Bar. Take in the amazing views high over the Thames in the late evening sun and enjoy a specially crafted menu focused on vermouth and delicious bar snacks. Expect Campari, Martinis and Negronis and embrace long, lazy afternoons with a distinctly Mediterranean flavour.

Mon & Tue,​ 5–7.30pm / Wed–Sat, 5–10pm / Sun, closed –​ all opening hours are weather dependent 

Aperitivo Bar

Wine Box

The perfect pop-up for any wine lover. Our latest summer bar offers a range of seven draft wines on tap, plus bottles of still and sparkling wine and seasonal drinks like frozen sangria all served up in the laid back atmosphere of Theatre Square. 

Located outside Espresso Bar. 

Daily 12 noon–10pm – all opening hours are weather dependent

Wine Box

The Garden Bar at the Green Room

Enjoy a varied menu of twists on classic cocktails made from artisan spirits whilst relaxing on the grass in the Green Room Garden, complete with a living wall of fresh herbs and wild flowers. 

Mon–Fri, 5–10pm / Sat, 12 noon –10pm / Sun, 12 noon –7pm – all opening hours are weather dependent

Green Room Bar

Ice Cream Van

Our vintage ice cream van selling soft-serve ice cream, gelato and soft drinks.

Situated on the South Bank outside the National Theatre.

Mon & Tue, closed / Wed & Thu, 1–6pm / Fri & Sat, 12 noon–7pm / Sun, 12 noon–5.30pm – all opening hours are weather dependent

Ice cream van photo of a cone

Pizza Van

Pizza made to order in our wood-fired oven, in a vintage Citroen van.

Located on the South Bank outside The Understudy.

Mon–Thu, 4–9.30pm / Fri & Sat, 12 noon–9.30pm / Sun, 12 noon–5.30pm – all opening hours are weather dependent

Pizza Van - pizzas in the oven

The Container Bar

Choose from a selection of craft beer and draught wines or opt for a bottle of the Angels in America themed beer 'Bethesda' from the Container Bar on the riverside. 

Mon & Tue, closed / Wed, 5–10pm / Thu, 5–10.30pm / Fri, 5-11pm / Sat, 4–11pm / Sun, 2–6pm – all opening hours are weather dependent

The Container Bar