Almeida Café & Bar

The Almeida Café & Bar is temporarily closed.
As the theatre reopens, the Almeida Café & Bar will not be open before or after performances as usual, with only audience members for that performance able to order drinks from the bar remotely.

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All day for everyone
The café is light and airy in the daytime, ideally situated just off Upper Street with newspapers and Wi-Fi available. In the evening it becomes a lively bar for the public, audiences and actors alike. Whether you are catching up with some work over a cappuccino during the day, meeting friends for a quiet lunch or starting your evening at the theatre with us, we offer a range of coffees, roasted by Smith’s, a carefully chosen list of wines and a changing list of cocktails.

Simple, quality food, freshly prepared and locally sourced
We believe in small-scale, simple and sustainable. We value working with local suppliers and serve charcuterie from Cobble Lane, gin from Sacred Distillery, beers from Hammerton Brewery & Umbrella and ice cream from Udderlicious. Our bread is freshly baked for us and everything else we cook fresh in our small kitchen.

Main dishes are served from 12pm–7pm. Our bar menu, featuring small plates and sharing platters is available both before and after the performance.

Sample Mains
Slow-cooked beef ragu with papardelle 
Pair with our Oltre Passo Primitivo

Warmed superfood salad with roasted root vegetables and toasted nuts and seeds
Try with our Fernlands Sauvignon Blanc

Food Menu
Wine & Drinks

Pre-theatre dining and post-show socialising
For a hot chocolate or a hearty red, the bar is open until 11pm, and children are welcome until 9pm. We have a great wine list, local beers and a tempting menu of cocktails.

Opening Times
Unfortunately, the Café Bar is not open in the interim periods when productions are changing over. Due to occasional fundraising events we may run a restricted service on food and drink in the Almeida Café Bar. If you would like to ensure the bar is open, please contact us on 020 7359 4404 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alternative local restaurants:

Humble Grape

All our wine is supplied by Majestic Wine

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