We’ve made several changes to the NT’s front of house spaces which will improve and enrich your audience experience. During your next visit you will notice:

  • The new glass Sackler Pavilion, creating a stylish new entrance to the NT from the river and containing a combined box office and information point plus unobtrusive ticket machines.
  • The bookshop has been redesigned and relocated to the rear of the main foyer.
  • The Mezzanine Restaurant has been refurbished and is now called House. House has a new entrance connecting it to the riverside. Opening hours are: Dinner: Monday to Saturday, 5 pm – 11pm. Sunday, closed. Lunch: Served Tuesday to Saturday when there is a scheduled matinee performance. You can now also book for afternoon tea.
  • Kitchen, our new riverside café and The Understudy, our new corner bar have been created on the north-east corner of the building by relocating the service yard and the waste and goods facilities.
  • Increased and improved seating in the Dorfman.
  • The relocation of the Long Bar to the corner of the foyer, replacing the former café.
  • The closure of the Lyttelton Café now that Kitchen, the new riverside café is open.
  • The refurbishment of all front of house bars.
  • The removal of the Concert Pitch to create more space in the ground floor foyer
  • A new Priority Lift next to Kitchen, which runs up to the Wolfson Gallery, improving access for wheelchair users.