A Day at The Lane
Fresh from a two year restoration, the doors of Theatre Royal Drury Lane are now open to all. From cantilevered staircases to cocktails, The Lane is the ultimate destination for those wanting to experience the West End like never before. Open daily, there is something for everyone, whether your delight is a deliciously decadent afternoon tea, light bites, glamorous cocktails or regency architecture. Read on to discover more about what’s on offer for you ahead of your visit.
Serving food and drink all day, The Garden at Theatre Royal Drury Lane is perfect for both show-goers and passers-by alike. Set yourself up for with a leisurely breakfast or takeaway, arrange a casual work meeting, stop by for lunch, or unwind with drinks in the evening.
Whether your preference is for espressos or espresso martinis, The Garden’s menu has something for everyone - even doggy ice cream for your four-legged friend!
Read more about The Garden, or book your table here.
A leading light of the decadent and glamorous society of the 1920’s, Cecil Beaton is famed for his costume designs that were used in both the stage and film productions of My Fair Lady. Taking inspiration from Beaton’s life’s work, in both the décor and the menu, the Cecil Beaton Bar and lounge is perfect for a tipple on the way to a show, or for those who want to
settle in for the entire evening.
View the full menu and find out more here.
One of the most identifiable and breathtaking areas of The Lane, restored to its full regency glory, the Rotunda is central to our theatre. With its fully stocked champagne bar, and just a step away from our wonderful seating areas, you can enjoy your champagne whilst taking in the architecture and artworks unique to The Lane, or sip your drink in the company of Shakespeare himself.
Interested in finding out more about The Lane? Book onto our Theatre Tour and discover over 350 years of history, mystery, thrillers and killers, in the world’s oldest theatre site in continuous use.
Taking you on a journey from the origins of the building, via the history of Covent Garden, all the way up to the £60 million restoration that saw Theatre Royal Drury Lane shut for two years, our tours are perfect for those looking to immerse themselves in the extraordinary stories that have shaped the theatre’s history.
Tours run Wednesday – Sunday and cost £18.50. You can read
more about Theatre Tours, and book your journey through history here.
Set in the beautiful Grand Saloon, with chandeliers, stunning artwork and ornate ceilings, Afternoon Tea is the perfect treat for yourself or your loved ones. With a menu created by London-based baker to the stars, Lily Vanilli, delights include pink lemonade tarts and mini sticky toffee puddings to madeleines with lapsang-souchong glazed salmon and fresh scones. Afternoon Tea at Theatre Royal Drury Lane is a modern day take on the decadence and opulence of the Regency era.
Join us and experience the West End like never before.
Whether you have just a quick break or a whole day to spend, Theatre Royal Drury Lane has something to delight and enchant everyone. Just a stone’s throw from Covent Garden Underground on the Piccadilly Line, the building is within walking distance of Soho, Leicester Square and the River Thames. Head to this page to plan your journey, and we can’t wait to welcome you to The Lane.