Mark's Bar at The Old Vic 1

The Old Vic, The Cut , London, SE1 8NB

  • Mark s Bar at The Old Vic London city
  • Mark s Bar at The Old Vic London city

SquareMeal Review of Mark's Bar at The Old Vic

Open exclusively to Old Vic ticket holders until mid-evening, the Dress and Upper Circle bars at this most exalted of thespian temples are accessible to all, after the players have taken their final curtain call. The operation is now part of Mark Hix’s portfolio of tastefully tricked out, artwork-dotted, cool Britannia lounges. Craft beers, well-crafted cocktails and wines by the glass are served daily (except Sunday) until 1am, and later at weekends. Order Dorset Donkey (a Black Cow milk vodka, cherry & berry Mule with a sage kick), Temperley Sour (made with cider brandy), Espresso Martini or a Beefeater gin and green Chartreuse-laced punch at £9. Staff have seemingly been cast for their looks as well as their talent, and mocktails are available – too bad that hell-raisers such as Richard Burton, Oliver Reed and Peter O’Toole didn’t down more of these and less hard stuff during their time here.

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Waterloo Station 179m

Waterloo East Station 279m


Address: The Old Vic, The Cut , London SE1 8NB

Area: South Bank Borough etc

Opening times

Mon-Sat 6pm-1am (Thurs-Sat -2am)

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