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survey result

Summary

£56
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2
Average
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The smartest of the National Theatre’s in-house dining rooms has had its high in past years, but is currently “only worth it if you’re going to the theatre”. The standard of cooking can vary sharply between visits: at best “really excellent and imaginative” but sometimes merely “fine” or “a bit of a production line process”.

Summary

£56
   ££
2
Average
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The smartest of the National Theatre’s in-house dining rooms has had its high in past years, but is currently “only worth it if you’re going to the theatre”. The standard of cooking can vary sharply between visits: at best “really excellent and imaginative” but sometimes merely “fine” or “a bit of a production line process”.

Summary

£56
   ££
2
Average
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

An “ideal pre-theatre venue”, the National’s “pleasant” dining room focuses wisely on a “small, tight menu” that satisfies most reporters – and “surprises” some. “The standard of cooking varies, but the service is always excellent”: “they’ll get you to your seat at the theatre in time!”.

Summary

£52
   ££
2
Average
3
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2
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Useful before or after a performance”, the National Theatre’s in-house venue is a bit of a “glorified cafeteria” but benefits from “quick and efficient service”, which means “you’re out in time for the show without being rushed or pushed to the wire”. The food perhaps does rely on its “captive audience”, but most feel it’s “a good option”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
11
No dress code
110

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £24.00 £28.50

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.00 £19.50 £4.00 £7.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
National Theatre, South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
WednesdayCLOSED
ThursdayCLOSED
FridayCLOSED
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

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