Food and Drink

Riverview Restaurant

The Riverview Restaurant offers a modern British a-la-carte menu and uses the finest local and seasonal ingredients. With the best riverside setting in Guildford and a great ambience, it is the perfect place to dine before a show. Our menus change regularly and a sample of our offerings can be found here.

The Riverview Restaurant is open before matinee and evening shows but can also be booked for special occasions and functions. Please note, restaurant reservations should be made at least 24 hours in advance. Please email or call 01483 569334 to reserve a table.


Riverbank Café Bar

The Riverbank Café offers freshly made soups, snacks, main meals and daily specials. All of the food is cooked to order and sourced from quality, local suppliers.

The Riverbank Café Bar is open daily from 10.00am (except on Sundays) and offers an extensive list of drinks, excellent choice of wines, beers and freshly ground barista style coffee. It is perfectly located next to the River Wey and boasts an award-winning riverside garden terrace.

Our Menus change seasonally and a sample menu can be found here. 


The Top Bar

Home to our NEW Sharing Platter menu!

Get your evening off to a great start with a sharing platter in the Top Bar! Share a selection of food and a glass of wine with friends overlooking the River Wey.

Our brand new menu is available from 6pm on Main Stage performance nights.

The Top Bar can be found on the top floor of the Theatre, near the entrance to the Circle. Access is by the stairs or the lift opposite the Box Office.

No advance booking required.


The Vanbrugh Club

Situated away from the busy main theatre bars and coffee shop, the Vanbrugh Club's elegant and quiet surroundings provide the perfect way to relax and enjoy your visit to the Theatre before or during a performance.

As a member of the Vanbrugh Club you can order pre-performance refreshments, from the exclusive Vanburgh Club Menu.

Please remember that meals need to be booked by 8pm the night before they are required by emailing the Catering Office on or telephoning 01483 569334.

In the event the Catering office is closed, please leave a message on the answerphone and we will call back to confirm receipt of your order.

If you have any allergies or special dietary requirements please mention at time of booking.