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Summary

For some reporters, the National Theatre’s “brisk” in-house diner delivers on the “plain good food near the theatre” you’d hope for, so “it’s a shame” that the “food is complacently ordinary” for too many others to make it a reliable recommendation. Top Tip – “best when you can sit in the garden”.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Fans of the National Theatre’s glass-walled ‘neighbourhood diner’ feel it’s a “good pre-show venue” with “professional and helpful service” and food that’s “well-prepared, albeit pretty basic”. The feeling is quite widespread, however, that – for such an “interesting site” – the “disappointing menu could be so much better”.

£46
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Decorated with props and scenery from prior productions, the NT’s (“very noisy”) ‘neighbourhood diner’ is an airy space (surrounded by a sustainable garden). Some reports are lukewarm at best, but most consider the food “decent”, certainly for a pre-show bite.

£46
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

The NT’s punningly named ‘sustainable neighbourhood diner’ makes good use of its garden site – and of the props and scenery recycled from productions to use as decoration. The grub’s “reasonable but not cheap”.

£44
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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The Green Room, The National Theatre Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Green Room, The National Theatre Restaurant in SE1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Green Room, The National Theatre restaurant.
Mark H
Food is good quality if fairly average. The...
Reviewed 4 months, 7 days ago

"Food is good quality if fairly average. The service was good although I was charged for a drink which never arrived. It’s a good setting on the South Bank, especially when it’s good weather."

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Ivor S
The name suggests this is a good place for ...
Reviewed 6 months, 17 days ago

"The name suggests this is a good place for a post-theatre supper. Wrong. Kitchen closes at 10.30 pm "so please get your order in before then". Food is complacently ordinary: a crayfish wrap worthy of Pret and a 'tonkatsu' chicken burgerthat bore little relation to a proper tonkatsu suace. service was brisk, for he chef closed the kitchen at 11.00 pm."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£7.25 £12.75 £3.75 £6.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £21.00
Filter Coffee £2.30
Extras  
Service 12.50%
101 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PP
Opening hours
Monday11 am-10:30 pm
Tuesday11 am-10:30 pm
Wednesday11 am-10:30 pm
Thursday11 am-10:30 pm
Friday11 am-10:30 pm
Saturday11 am-10:30 pm
Sunday11 am-8 pm

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