House Restaurant National TheatreNational Theatre , South Bank, SE1 9PX

House Restaurant deliver Afternoon Tea with a twist, based on the National Theatre's most celebrated and current shows. Set on London's vibrant Southbank, House Restaurant is in the heart of The National Theatre itself. Perfect for pre matinee refreshments, or simply a relaxing afternoon by the river.

Inspired by the National Theatre's new production of Pinocchio, House Restaurant presents the Hi-diddle-dee-Tea. Diners can enjoy teatime favourites such as dainty finger sandwiches and scones with jam, as well as tea or coffee and a welcome glass of sparkling wine for adults.

House Restaurant have specially created Pleasure Island-themed treats including Stromboli calzones, blue fairy cakes, candyfloss lollipops and more to create a magical Afternoon Tea experience.

Please note that bookings need to be made a minimum of 48 hours in advance.    

  1. Times:

    Afternoon Tea is served 2.30pm to 3.30pm Monday to Saturday

  2. Booking:

    Booking is essential

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  4. Approach:

    The restaurant manager or supervisors will be welcoming customers when they come in

  5. Where to sit:

    House restaurant at the National Theatre

  6. Dress code:

    Smart casual

  7. Children:

    Children of all ages welcome

  8. Music:

    No live music

  9. Credit cards:

    All major credit cards accepted

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  13. Dogs:

    Guide dogs only

  14. Gluten free:


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  16. Nut free:


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  • Afternoon Tea
    2:30pm, 3pm or 3:30pm
    Monday - Saturday
Per Person£26.50

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