Food and drink

With something to suit every mood, here’s a taste of what you can expect from the restaurant and bars at the London Coliseum.

London Coliseum Bars

If you are looking for something lighter than dinner our bars offer sandwiches and snacks, as well as a full drinks menu ninety minutes before curtain up. We can also arrange picnic boxes for you to enjoy when you arrive.

Please note, picnic boxes need to be pre-ordered by 16.00 the previous day by emailing delicious@eno.org or calling 020 7845 9202.

Bar menu

There are four bars in the theatre, each offering great service with a range of fine wines and snacks available ninety minutes prior to the performance.

  • Stalls Lounge by Heals: Our newly refurbished bar and lounge area offers a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Laidlaw Bar: Offers a vibrant and contemporary atmosphere.
  • Sky Bar: Enjoy dramatic views of the night sky in our panoramic Upper Circle Bar .
  • Balcony Bar: This bar with magnificent views of the city .

American Bar Restaurant

Named after the American Friends of ENO, our elegant Edwardian panelled dining room is the perfect setting for pre-performance and interval dining.

Our catering partner, Benugo at the London Coliseum is led by Head Chef Mathieu Archipoff. Using the very best locally sourced, fresh produce they have crafted an inspiring seasonal menu, paired with a world-class wine selection.

Make your visit to the London Coliseum, Home of English National Opera even more special and join us two hours before curtain up and return at the interval for one of our decadent puddings.

As The Valkyrie is a longer opera with two intervals, our restaurant will offer a five-course Tasting Menu which will be served across the evening – three courses prior to the opera then the remaining two courses during each of the two intervals. There are 3 available time slots for each performance.

For the matinee performances, you can book at 12.30; 13.00 or 13.00. For the evening performances, you can book at 15.00; 15.30 or 16.00.

A refundable table reservation fee of £5 will be charged at the point of booking and we will deduct this from your bill on the night.

Matinee performances

Matinee performances

Evening performances

Evening performances

The Valkyrie Matinee performances

The Valkyrie Matinee performances

The Valkyrie Evening performances

The Valkyrie Evening performances