Eat & Drink

Yarn Bar

Yarn Bar is a craft beer, tapas and pizza bar. As well as the warm and welcoming bar, Yarn offers a unique open-air roof terrace, perfect for drinks on a summer’s evening, with views over the city skyline.

Everyone is welcome, whether you are seeing a show or simply passing by.  No pre-booking is required, parties will be seated on a first come, first served basis. 

Opening Times
Monday to Thursday: 11.30am – 11pm
Friday & Saturday: 11.30am – midnight
Sunday – open performance days only

Food served
Monday to Saturday 11.30am – 8pm
Sunday noon – 6pm

Yarn Bar Food Menu
Yarn Bar Wine Menu
Yarn Bar Drink Menu



Dress Circle Restaurant

Our Dress Circle Restaurant, located on the first floor of the Theatre Royal, offers an elegant pre-show dining experience for theatregoers. Our chefs create a new menu each month using the finest seasonal ingredients.

Opening Times
Our Dress Circle Restaurant opens at 5pm prior to evening performances and at 12pm for matinees.
Sunday carvery open from 12 noon to 4pm.

To book please call 0115 989 5569 or email

Dress Circle Restaurant Menu
Sunday Carvery Menu

Foyer Bars

There are several bars in both the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall offering a range of drinks to enjoy pre-show and during the interval. Don’t forget you can save time and skip the queue by pre-ordering your interval drinks once you arrive at the venue.

Opening Times
All of our foyer bars open an hour before the show starts and close after the interval.