House Restaurant at the National Theatre 1

The National Theatre, Upper Ground , London, SE1 9PX

House Restaurant  at the National Theatre

SquareMeal Review of House Restaurant at the National Theatre

After a much-needed overhaul, the National Theatre's defining concrete walls have now reappeared in their flagship restaurant House, creating a far less stifling atmosphere than before. The menu isn't as groundbreaking as some of the productions performed on the stages next door, but creature comforts such 
as steak tartare, treacle-cured salmon, fritto misto or bavette steak with chips and béarnaise hit the spot. Their venison shepherd's pie (for two) is a must if you're hungry, while glorious tarte Tatin makes for a deliciously sticky finale. Service is quick and efficient, all the more imperative when you've got a show to catch – although it also manages to offer charm and charisma too. Expect a mixed pre-show crowd, but with well-priced, simple food and your theatre seat just a convenient stroll away, House ticks all the boxes.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Waterloo Tube Station 379m

Temple Tube Station 448m


Address: The National Theatre, Upper Ground , London SE1 9PX

Area: South Bank Borough etc

Opening times

Tues-Sun 12N-2.30pm Mon-Sat 5-11pm

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