Food & Drink

We’re delighted to announce that The Empire Bar – right next to the theatre – has now reopened [under new management].

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

Empire Bar Opening Hours Xmas 2017 

Until the 19th Nov opening hours are:

Mon – Wed 8am – 4 pm

Thurs and Fri 8am – 11pm

Sat 1pm – 9:30 pm

Sun 19th 1pm – 6pm



Opening hours from  20th Nov

Mon 8am – 4pm

Tue-Wed 8am – 11pm

Thurs and Friday 8am – 11:30pm

Sat 1pm – 12 pm

Sunday 26th Nov 1pm – 6pm

Sunday 3rd and 26th Dec 1pm – 10:30pm

The Empire Bar


Events at  The Empire Bar

Sat 11th Nov – Reggae night 9pm-2am

Tues 5h Dec -Christmas Jingles Hackney Empire Community Choir 7pm

Sat 9th Dec – Reggae night 9-2am

Mon 11th Dec Music School Night 8 – 11pm

Wed  13th Dec Jazz night 8-12am

Mon 18th Dec – Soul/Funk Night 8 – 11pm

The Bar will be serving a great selection of wines, spirits and aperitif cocktails, as well as a selection of beers on tap.

It’ll also be serving a great selection of locally sourced food and snacks, including:

Pies and scotch eggs from the Pie Cart

A range of sandwiches and wraps

Meat and cheese boards

Olives, nuts and other bar snacks

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



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.