Food & Drink

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Where the unique décor is warm and inviting and the staff are ready to deliver you a truly enjoyable experience, with great selection of tasty, hot and cold food and drinks. Using the freshest products, totally homemade, whilst supporting local suppliers.

Located in the heart of Mare Street, next to Hackney Empire.  Offering hearty and healthy meals and scrumptious sharing platters that rely on flavour and great food combinations, as well as hand crafted coffees and excellent selection of beer, wines and spirits from around the world, each one selected for the ultimate satisfaction.

The Empire Bar cater for people with special dietary needs, with vegan and gluten-free options available. The atmosphere is relaxed and warm, where you’ll be welcomed as a guest and leave as a friend.

The Bar will be open before & after the show, so if you’re coming to see show, why not pop in for a visit?


Standard Open Hours 

Mon  – Thurs 8am – 12am

Fri 8am – 2am

Sat 12pm –2 am

Sun 11am –12am


The Bar will be serving a great selection of wines, spirits and aperitif cocktails, as well as a selection of beers on tap and non alcoholic drinks. It’ll also be serving a selection of locally sourced food and children’s snack boxes

The Empire Bar will be open before, during and after the show. We are looking forward to seeing you!


The Empire Bar is on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.   Bar enquirers call   020 8510 4545

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Theatre Bars run by Passa Parola LDN

Whether you’re after a glass of wine, G&T or local craft beer, Passa Parola LDN’s bar staff are on hand at the back of our auditorium to quench your thirst. For most shows the bars will open 45 minutes before the show starts, close during the performance and reopen for the interval. For some music and comedy shows the bars may stay open throughout.