Theatre bars

Theatre Bars

Relax and enjoy a drink at any one of our five bars. Whether it's a celebration, a treat or you would like to book drinks for the interval then speak to a member of the bars team.

You can order drinks for the interval at any of our bars for tickets in either the Royal Shakespeare or Swan Theatres.

Circle Bar – First floor
Situated up the Fountain Staircase (adjacent to the Riverside Café), this Art Deco bar serves Tapas from 5-6.30pm Monday to Saturday and from 11.30am-12.30pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, as well as a wide range of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.

The Swan Bar – Ground floor
Open daily from 12 noon, this beautifully restored Victorian bar is the perfect place to enjoy a coffee and slice of cake, or a glass of wine. We are open for pre-theatre and for post theatre drinks.

The Scott Bar – Ground floor
Named after Elisabeth Scott, the architect of the 1932 Royal Shakespeare Theatre, this bar features polished metal work and a restored 1930's box office  which you can see raised to the ceiling during the interval.

Upper Circle Bar – Second floor
With views over the Bancroft Gardens, this bar is ideally situated next to the PACCAR room where you can visit our latest free exhibition.

Rooftop Cocktail Bar – Third floor
Our extensive cocktail menu has something for everyone whether it's alcoholic or non-alcoholic. Or if it feels a little early in the day, relax with a great cup of Fairtrade organic coffee and a slice of freshly baked cake and enjoy the stunning views.

Free Wifi is available throughout the building.

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0844 800 1110
Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm

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