Food and Drink

Riverview Restaurant

Our Riverview Restaurant offers a modern British menu using the finest local and seasonal ingredients.

With the best riverside setting in Guildford and a great ambience, it is the perfect place to dine.


Riverbank Café Bar

The RiverBank Café offers a more relaxed dining option. Sandwiches, salads, baked potatoes, light bites, a children's menu and daily specials are all made from the finest seasonal ingredients.

Located next to the River Wey, with a stunning riverside garden terrace it is the perfect place for families and shoppers to relax and dine.


The Circle Bar

Get your evening off to a great start with a visit to our Circle Bar! Enjoy a drink with friends overlooking the River Wey.

Christmas Specials in the Circle Bar:
Available from Fri 6 Dec - Sun 5 Jan, daily until 4:30pm.
Also available in the Café. 

Mulled Wine - £5.00
Cake & Filter Coffee / Tea - £4.50
Children's Cookie and a Pip Juice - £3.00

Vanbrugh Members

As a Vanbrugh Member, you can order pre-performance refreshments, including sharing platters, light bites, and sandwiches from the exclusive Vanbrugh menu.




Christmas Parties at The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre!

The perfect pre-panto celebration, or a great night out on its own, join us for a festive treat to get you in the swing of the season! 

more info and menu 


Opening Times:

Riverbank Café 

Open Mon - Sat from 10am. 

Food orders taken up until 30 mins prior to the start of an evening performance, or until 3pm on days with no show.

Closes after interval of an evening show, or at 6pm* on days with no show.

Riverview Restaurant 

Open from 5:30pm for evening shows on the Main Stage.

Also open for matinees, special events, and Chritmas parties!

The Circle Bar

Open from 6pm on days with an evening show on the Main Stage.


Book a Table:

Reservations are not required for The Riverbank Café or The Circle Bar.

Reservations can be made by emailing or calling our Catering Office on 01483 569 334 (10am - 5pm). 

book a table via email 

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